Check out the retailer variant cover to next week's Amazing Spider-Man #666, a prelude to the "Spider-Island" Spider-Man event.
If a retailer orders enough, their comic shop gets to grace the cover.
According to Bleeding Cool, where I grabbed this from, retailers needed to order 150% of their norm AND another 500 of this special variant!
I know my LCS didn't participate - he doesn't even like paying the freight (18 bucks a pop) on all the "free" stuff the publishers send out, let alone the "free comics" for FCBD (plus freight)!
You can head on over here for a preview of the issue.
Oh, the shop on the cover is: Vintage Phoenix Comic Books of Bloomington, Indiana
Written by DAN SLOTT
Penciled by STEFANO CASELLI
Cover by Mike Del Mundo
Variant Cover by Humberto Ramos
THE SPIDER-MAN STORY OF THE DECADE BEGINS WITH THS “SPIDER-ISLAND: PRELUDE”
Super-star writer Dan Slott and fan-favorite Spidey artist Stefano Caselli are back! New York has been INFESTED and the web grows as it gets ready to explode into SPIDER-ISLAND! Normal people are getting Spider-Powers! But not all of them realize that with great power must also come ….you know the rest. Okay, sure we often say Peter Parker’s life will never be the same. But listen, pal, we’ve never been more serious. Heroes and villains are crawling all over Manahttan and no one knows why. This will change everything for Pete, for Spidey…and possibly for YOU! Look at it this way…If EVERYONE’S a Spider-Man… then no one is.
40 PGS./Rated A …