On November 21 Eminem revealed a new collaboration with Marvel Comics - a limited edition Amazing Spider-Man #1 (2022) variant cover pitting him against Marvel's wall-crawler in a rap battle. The variant cover comic, offered exclusively on Eminem's website, sold out in minutes.
Even at $35 a pop - or $313 if you want it signed by Eminem.
Popverse has confirmed that the Amazing Spider-Man #1 (2022) Eminem variant cover was limited to 5,000 copies, so that works out to at least $175,000 for Eminem and Marvel (not counting any signed editions sold).
On the secondary market, it's getting even crazier - with prices ranging from $81.99 (pre-sold before the book was even put on sale) to at least four sold today at $2000 each. As of press time, there's additional copies up for auction ranging from $144.44 to $2,000.
But now we received words there is a second Amazing Spider-Man #1 (2022) Eminem variant cover that'll be even more limited.
hustl. will be selling a 'spotlight' version of the Amazing Spider-Man #1 (2022) Eminem variant cover beginning Tuesday, November 29 on TheHaul.com (Note: The Haul is owned by ReedPop, the parent company of Popverse.) This Amazing Spider-Man #1 (2022) Eminem 'spotlight' variant cover will be limited to 1,000 copies.
"It's truly an honor to be able to bring Eminem and Spider-Man to fans slinging raps on this official Marvel variant cover," says hustl. COO Keri Harris in a statement. "There is no doubt that fans lucky enough to find themselves holding one of these will possess a highly sought-after collectible."
hustl. hasn't revealed what the Amazing Spider-Man #1 (2022) Eminem spotlight variant cover will look like, so stay tuned. We'll update this article when its public, and when there's a link to buy.
Learn more about Eminem's long history with Marvel - from being a fan, to being an aspiring comic artist, to even being a character in the Marvel Universe itself.