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Can YOU color Bryan Hitch or Carlos Pacheco? Is your crayon shading up to the task of finding the light source? Or staying on model? You’ll soon get the chance to find out, as Marvel is releasing three new coloring books for adults. One is Little Marvel by Skottie Young which is great fun and fairly colorable. The other two are AGE OF ULTRON and CIVIL WAR. Frankly, I think that Age of Ultron page would drive anyone insane, but I guess the stakes have been raised considerably in coloring book tech.

Would you tackles these with crayons, colored pencils, Doc Martin, or something else?
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You’ve read the comics. You’ve experienced these iconic and groundbreaking stories. Now it’s time to experience the Marvel Universe like you never have before – as a coloring book! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce a new line of adult coloring books featuring some of Marvel’s most iconic characters, stories and artwork to delight fans the world over! Yes, you heard right True Believer – the Marvel Universe has action, excitement and adventure. Now all it needs is YOU!
“Around the world there are several other coloring books for adults hitting the bestseller lists and with Marvel being the premier graphic storytelling medium, now is the perfect time for us to join this latest book market trend,” says David Gabriel, SVP Sales and Marketing, Marvel. “With Marvel’s Adult Coloring books, fans can add their own personal style to classic Marvel stories. This truly is a way for fans of all ages to be a part of the creative process and bring their personal artistic style to these epic Marvel events.”
First, the Avengers face their darkest hour as the metallic menace Ultron stands over a ravaged Earth in the AGE OF ULTRON COLORING BOOK. Only a few of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are left standing. And it’s up to you to put the color back into their last ditch effort to save mankind! Featuring the line art of Bryan Hitch, Brandon Peterson, Carlos Pacheco and more, this is your chance to color inside the lines, or outside the lines, of this blockbuster Marvel event!
 
Then, the Eisner award-winning, fan-favorite artwork of Skottie Young comes to life in the LITTLE MARVEL BY SKOTTIE YOUNG COLORING BOOK! Featuring dozens of Young’s beloved covers and irresistible interior pages, this is one you won’t want to miss!
 
Finally, ask yourself –  whose side are you on? More importantly, do you want to make them red, blue, green or yellow? Go inside one of the biggest Marvel events of all time with the CIVIL WAR COLORING BOOK! Captain America and Iron Man stand divided, along with the entire superhuman community. And it’s up to you to put the hue back in these huge Super Hero battles!
 
So dig out those crayons, markers and colored pencils and prepare to return the color to the Marvel Universe, True Believer. But don’t forget your imagination – you’re going to need it! Channel your creative energies, unwind after a hard day’s work, or just relive your childhood memories! Look for the AGE OF ULTRON COLORING book in October with the CIVIL WAR COLORING BOOK and LITTLE MARVEL BY SKOTTIE YOUNG COLORING BOOK to follow later in 2016!
 
AGE OF ULTRON COLORING BOOK
72 Pages….$7.99
On Sale in October!
 
LITTLE MARVEL BY SKOTTIE YOUNG COLORING BOOK
On Sale February 2016!
 
CIVIL WAR COLORING BOOK
On Sale April 2016!


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4 COMMENTS

  1. Um… the Marvel Essentials paperbacks can be used in a similar manner, AND the paper is almost as crappy as the old Golden Press coloring books!

    Hmmm… trying to color Cap in MS Paint, and there’s a lot of greyscale pixels blocking the paint bucket.

  2. I wouldn’t recommend coloring any of this stuff: it wasn’t drawn with ‘fun’ coloring in mind, it was done for Photoshop flatters and professional colorists. Overly complex and maddening. Don’t bother. Unless you are doing a tryout for the Big 2.

  3. “I wouldn’t recommend coloring any of this stuff: it wasn’t drawn with ‘fun’ coloring in mind”

    I tend to agree. Coloring-books-for-adults are definitely a trend (go figure) but if you look at what’s popular out there–Johanna Batsford or Millie Marotta’s books–it’s clear that while those books’ designs are intricate, they are also clean. The former is what makes them appeal to adults, but it’s the latter that makes them work as coloring books.

    Just taking the color out of artwork designed for modern comic books–with all its cross-hatching and deep shadows and sophisticated inking–does not a coloring book make. But, hey, good for Marvel for identifying a trend and jumping on the bandwagon. More folks will follow, I am sure.

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