Finally, a post the nerds and the jocks will both like.
October 22, 2010 10:31 AM Subscribe
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ESPN the Magazine previews the 2010-11 NBA season by collaborating with Marvel Comics artists to produce comic book covers for each NBA team
. The covers, which range from goofy
, were drawn by a team that includes "virtually a who's who of who's hot in comic books right now
." Hi-res jpgs available for your downloading pleasure. [via]
"When the Walt Disney Company, which owns ESPN, bought Marvel Entertainment last year, our reaction was quick: "Sweet!
" Not because we thought we'd be invited to the opening of "Iron Man 2." (Didn't happen.) We just realized that now we could e-mail the guys who draw Spider-Man, The Hulk and Captain America and put a whole new spin on the idea of synergy -- which is exactly what we did. Result? A pairing of Marvel's ability to create iconic images with our season preview of the NBA, the league that trumps all others in producing larger-than-life superstars."