I was going to post a different cover tonight, but then I noticed Bart saying “Sweet Christmas!” on this one. With the recent Luke Cage casting announcement, it seemed appropriate.
Have a merry Christmas if you celebrate it, or just enjoy your day if you don’t. And check out our gallery of Flash Christmas covers through the years.
DC has revealed their March variant cover theme: each variant that month will be based on an iconic movie poster. Bill Sienkiewicz draws a North by Northwest-inspired cover for The Flash #40.
CBR has collected a gallery of all the covers released. There are some great choices here, like Green Lantern in the style of 2001: A Space Odyssey, and some odd ones, like Justice League Unlimited in the style of Mars Attacks.
Harley Quinn takes over DC’s variant covers for February 2015, and CBR unveils five covers including The Flash #39 by Amanda Conner and Paul Mounts.
DC has announced the theme for January 2015’s variant covers, and in honor of the Flash’s 75th Anniversary, the theme is: The Flash!
Each of the 22 covers is an homage to a classic comic book cover, made a little…Flashier. And the variant for The Flash #38 is, appropriately enough, a Howard Porter take on Flash of Two Worlds!
Images via CBR, IGN, ComicVine, Newsarama and HitFix. Here’s the list of credits according to Newsarama:
Batman/Superman #18 by Jim Lee
Action Comics #38 by Dave Johnson
Aquaman #38 by Steve Rude
Batgirl #38 by Aaron Lopresti
Batman #38 by Tony Daniel & Tomeu Morey
Batman & Robin #38 by Dave Bullock
Batman/Superman #18 by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, & Alex Sinclair
Catwoman #38 by Ty Templeton
Detective Comics #38 by Josh Middleton
The Flash #38 by Howard Porter & HiFi Color
Harley Quinn #14 by Bruce Timm
Grayson #6 by Jock
Green Lantern #38 by Dog Mahnke & David Baron
Green Lantern Corps #38 by Bill Sienkievicz
JLU #8 by Karl Kerschl & Dave McCaig
Justice League #38 by Tony Harris
Justice League Dark #38 by Kelley Jones
Justice League United #8 by Karl Kerschl and Dave McCaig
New Teen Titans #6 by Michael Allred & Laura Allred
Sinestro #9 by Ethan Van Sciver & Alex Sinclair
Supergirl #38 by Michael Avon Oeming & Rico Renzi
Superman #38 by Kevin Nowlan
Superman/Wonder Woman #15 by Ivan Reis & Alex Sinclair
Wonder Woman #38 by Terry & Rachel Dodson
Check out the full gallery after the jump. Which ones are your favorites? Read the rest of this entry »
From DC’s blog: Flash Season Zero #1 (print edition) variant cover by Francis Manapul. In stores October 1.
Next up in DC Comics’ variant cover themes is, for some reason, not a subject or style, but an artist: Darwyn Cooke is doing landscape covers for a ton of DC’s December comics, including The Flash #37.
I first encountered Cooke’s retro 1950s-style art on the miniseries DC: The New Frontier, which I highly recommend. It links the appearance of super-heroes with the dawn of the Space Age, complete with the early Cold War and the societal upheaval going on at the time. Look for the collected edition or pick it up digitally.