A look at Chris Sprouse’s variant cover to BATMAN: RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #1

Last week, we announced that Frazer Irving was going to be handling the art duties on the next arc of BATMAN AND ROBIN. Along with that news we showcased Frazer’s lovely RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #2 variant cover. But what of #1, you ask? Well, here you go. Courtesy of superstar artist Chris Sprouse and inker Karl Story, the art team on #1:

BATMAN: RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #1-6, colored and connected

We had a great time showcasing Andy Kubert's amazing pencils to the six BATMAN: RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE covers. And some of you figured out that when put together, the covers form one over-arching image. So, it's a no-brainer to want to showcase the covers together in all their glory. And because it's Friday, we're unveiling Andy's handiwork all at once. So click on the thumbnail below to see BATMAN: RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #1-6 as one magnificent piece of art.

Welcome to Batman VERSUS Robin

Rising star artist Andy Clarke joins writer Grant Morrison just in time to see the new Dark Knight face off against the new Boy Wonder -- thanks to the manipulations of Ms. Talia al Ghul. But is everything as it seems? Probably not. Hopefully the pages below can serve as a bit of a clue. And did I mention this issue ties in directly to THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE? Well, it does. BATMAN AND ROBIN #10 hits 3/10. [gallery link="file" columns="4"]

Complete your set with the fifth and sixth covers to RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE

Well, we weren't going to leave you hanging there, especially considering the reaction to the first four covers we debuted here on The Source. So here, to help get you through the week, are the final two covers of writer Grant Morrison's BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE, courtesy of legendary artist Andy Kubert. Including my personal favorite -- noir detective Batman:


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