Nothing like a comic book cover on steroids to get University of Miami and LSU football fans juiced up.
ESPN and Marvel teamed up to unveil four comic book covers “that feature school mascots facing off over Labor Day weekend,’’ according to ESPN.
The games: Louisville vs. Alabama, Oregon State vs. Ohio State, Washington vs. Auburn and Canes vs. LSU.
The UM-LSU game is 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Its comic book cover depicts an especially nasty-looking LSU mascot Mike the Tiger swiping at— and missing — UM’s Sebastian the Ibis, Sebastian’s eyes bulging and muscular arms getting ready to, perhaps, slam Mike.
All four games will be televised on ABC, with the other three games taking place on Sept. 1. Oregon State and Ohio State kicks off at noon. Washington vs. Auburn kicks off at 3:30 p.m. in Atlanta. Louisville and Alabama is the nightcap, slated to start at 8 p.m.
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