By Jonathan Vatner
Emily Newcomen, Direct and Interactive Marketing, Illustration ’15, assists in managing Marvel Comics’ variant cover program, in which she works with comic artists to create special edition covers for retailers. The most popular heroes for variant covers are Spider-Man, Venom, Cosmic Ghost Rider, and the X-Men. When The Amazing Spider-Man relaunched with issue number one in summer 2018, Newcomen’s team produced a whopping 80 variants. She also writes about the "Best Dressed" Marvel characters of the month; links are posted on Twitter at @emilynewcomen.