A few variant covers for Tuesday

We’ve got an especially awesome collection of variants for you this week, so make sure you’ve got the time to change your desktop pattern before you leave today. Where to begin? Well, how about BRIGHTEST DAY #12, by superstar artist Ivan Reis? If that’s not enough, we’ve got two JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #50 variants, one by our very own Co-Publisher Jim Lee and another by artist Mark Bagley. Not enough? How about George Perez’s two DC UNIVERSE: LEGACIES covers, for #5 and #6 as one image? And rounding out the whole batch is a lovely piece of P.

A sneak peek at November’s LEGACIES

Not only does November’s DC UNIVERSE: LEGACIES feature a lead story by the stellar team of regular writer Len Wein and artist Dan Jurgens, but it features a back-up with art by comic book legend Brian Bolland. Not only do we get to see Bolland’s detailed art take on the Atom, but the story is set in a time longtime readers of Bolland’s work should be familiar with. Editor Mike Carlin has more info. Take it away, Mike:

It’s a CRISIS-level issue of LEGACIES

Writer Len Wein continues to pair with an A-list assortment of artists as he chronicles the history of the DC Universe in the pages of LEGACIES. This month, Wein teams up with not only George Perez, but Walt Simonson. Not too shabby, huh?

The first of a series of universe-spanning Crises looms, as red skies hang over the entire DC Universe. How will the heroes of Earth defend the planet against the threat?

DC UNIVERSE: LEGACIES #5 hits Wednesday.

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The legacy behind DC UNIVERSE: LEGACIES

This blog is always fun, but sometimes, you get a surprise in your inbox that reminds you why doing this each day is cool. Today was one such day, as I got a nice note from superstar artist Andy Kubert, who’s being doing a bang-up job on the first two issues of DC UNIVERSE: LEGACIES, paired with his legendary father on inks.

It seems Andy found a photo that typifies both the project and the legacy behind it, as we see father Joe Kubert giving a young Andy some pointers. Thanks for sending this, Andy, and let’s hear a few words about the photo:

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