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This January, readers will get the chance to return to the era when Ben Reilly was the one, true Spider-Man in Ben Reilly: Spider-Man, an all-new limited series by J.M. DeMatteis and David Baldeon.

To celebrate these untold adventures of Ben Reilly, Marvel Comics has unveiled another hidden piece of Ben Reilly history: legendary artist Dan Jurgens's unused Ben Reilly costume design! Jurgens' original design sheet and sketch art from 1995 will adorn Ben Reilly: Spider-Man #1 as variant covers and, according to Marvel, this costume may also play a surprising role in Ben Reilly's saga by the end of the new series.

Here's what Jurgens had to say about his costume design seeing new light as covers:

"Back in 1995 when we were launching the new Sensational Spider-Man series with Ben Reilly taking over as Spidey, we decided to tweak his costume. Mark Bagley and I each took a swing and Mark's classic design, quite appropriately, was the winner. I filed the art away and pretty much forgot about it until the new series came up in a recent conversation and I happened to think of it. Definitely cool now that, after all these years, this other version will finally see the light of day as one of the variants to Ben Reilly: Spider-Man #1. It's even more cool to be drawing Ben again, with regular variant covers for the duration of the series.

Check out Jurgens' designs as well as all six covers for Ben Reilly: Spider-Man #1 including variant covers by Skottie Young and Alex Maleev. Ben Reilly: Spider-Man #1 will be in sores on Jan. 19.


NEW G.I. JOE: IDW Publishing has announced a February launch for G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero - Saturday Morning Adventures.

Here's how the book is described:

"Everyone knows that G.I. Joe is the code name for America's daring, highly trained special mission force, and that their purpose is to defend human freedom against Cobra, a ruthless criminal organization determined to rule the world. But now, Cobra has launched the Aladdin Initiative, their most versatile weapon yet... challenging Duke, Scarlett, Snake Eyes, and the G.I. Joe team like never before."

The book is written by Erik Burnham, with art by Dan Schoening,

"I loved how straight-up weird cartoons can be," Burnham said. "The G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero cartoon allowed for gremlins, Egyptian gods, and of course, a ninja dressed in an 80's New Wave outfit, wig and all. You never knew where the show might take you. Writing a story set in that universe, you can do anything, and I'm partnered with artists like Dan Schoening and Luis Antonio Delgado, who can draw anything. The idea we came to felt right at home within the world of the cartoon, and I can't wait to share it with everyone."

Coves are by Schoening, Megan Huang and Billy Penn.

DRACULINA: Dynamite Entertainment has announced Draculina, a spin-off from Vampirella launching in February.

Here's how Dynamite describes the book:

"With her appearance following right after her sister Vampirella with the second issue of the original magazine, Draculina has appeared in sporadic, yet memorable roles since through the years. That all changes this February, as critically acclaimed and history making writer Christopher Priest and franchise favorite Michael Sta. Maria spin her off into her own series that fans of the franchise and newcomers alike will not want to pass up.

"As seen in Priest's Vampirella and Sacred Six sagas, now also continued in Vampirella/Dracula: Unholy, the original Draculina was a surprise reveal for longtime readers. Now she finds herself 'attached' to the new character of homeless, preteen vamp-groupie Katie, with their souls linked a la a twisted Shazam. With her new presence on Earth, Draculina is going by the alias River East and playing the part of a high-profile socialite celebrity. All while her machinations of an evil agenda of retribution near its kickoff.

"The book is about one child and two destinies," Priest said. "It is a metaphor for life: the road not traveled. Every day each of us make choices that lead to varying consequences which affect our reality. That is what we are seeing here: Lilith's choices splitting reality and the consequences that brings."

Covers are by Collette Turner, Rose Besch, Guillem March, Rafael Kayanan and Judy Jong. Panda Valentine depicts Draculina's black variant suit on a cosplay cover.

ARCHIE LOVE: Archie Comics has announced a Feb. 9 release for Archie: Love & Heartbreak Special #1.

Here's how Archie describes the one-shot:

"Cupid has his eye on Riverdale as Archie and his friends find themselves embroiled in the uncertainty of young love. As Archie and Veronica hit a speed bump in their relationship, Jughead explains his unique philosophy on love to Betty, while Kevin finds himself in too deep on a date of his own! As new bonds begin to form, our key characters find themselves relishing in the high-highs and low-lows associated with young love."

The modern-style anthology features a mix of beloved and unexpected pairings: Veronica and Dilton, Kevin and Devon, and Betty and Jughead. The book is from writer/artist Thomas Pitilli, writers Stephanie Cooke and Sina Grace and artists Lisa Sterle and Iolanda Zanfardino,

"Coming off the heels of our 80th anniversary, we wanted to welcome fans of the modern comics back to the romantic core of Riverdale with this special one-shot," said Jamie L. Rotante, senior director of editorial. "Capturing the ideals of young love, readers get to experience firsthand the ups-and-downs of new relationships and what it means to discover yourself in a way we haven't seen before in Archie comics. We hope readers see a little bit of themselves in each of these stories."

The covers are by Pitilli and Paulina Ganucheau.

VERY BRIEFLY: The Saturday, Nov. 27 episode of Teen Titans Go! is titled "Glunkakakakah."


Below are solicitations posted for January. Click on the publisher's name for the full listings and check back soon for additional solicitations.







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