Marvel has announced four exclusive creator contracts in the last two days, with three pencillers and a colorist.  Aaron Lepresti, who's currently pencilling Excalibur, signed up for three years.  Frankie D'Armata, who's coloring Captain America, written by Ed Brubaker with art by Steve Epting, was signed to a three year contract.  Michael Ryan, who's pencilling New X-Men:  Academy X is signed for three years.  And Tom Raney, who's pencilling some Uncanny X-Men issues written by Chris Claremont, signed up for two years.