Marvel's New Variant Comic Covers Want to Get Kids Into STEM (and the Arts, Too)James Whitbrook8/19/16 12:00pm6615EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkLunella Lafayette. Reed Richards. Peter Parker. Tony Stark. Amadeus Cho. Hank Pym. Some of Marvel Comics’ biggest names are scientists and engineers as well as superpowered heroes. To celebrate, Marvel is having a month of STEM-themed covers to promote science education... and a little bit of the arts too, course.