It’s a Bat-heavy week in variant land, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. First up, we have Guillem March’s cover to BATMAN AND ROBIN #17, along with Gene Ha’s variant for the same issue. We’ve also got Andy Clarke’s cover to the first issue of David Finch’s BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT (regular and black and white). Need more? How about Amy Reeder’s BATWOMAN #0 cover, Alex Garner’s GREEN ARROW #6, Dustin Nguyen’s jam-packed JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST #14 and Kevin Maguire’s morbid variant for the same issue?
The mysterious leader of the paramilitary organization finally confronts Wonder Woman as she continues learning what happened to the Amazons and why reality is askew. J. Michael Straczynski's epic tale keeps rolling on, with art by Don Kramer. WONDER WOMAN #604 hits today. [gallery link="file"]
We’ve got another batch of nice variant cover art to unveil, including Lee Garbett’s gritty BATMAN: RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #6 cover, Gary Frank’s masterful take on GREEN ARROW #5, another lovely Cliff Chiang JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST cover, Gene Ha’s take on SUPERMAN #704 and the latest from regular WONDER WOMAN and ZATANNA variant cover artists Alex Garner and Brian Bolland, respectively. [gallery link="file"]
First, let me get the obvious out of the way: There’s a ton of exciting stuff happening in the DCU. Whether it’s Bruce Wayne returning, BRIGHTEST DAY’s ongoing mysteries and reveals or the edgy adventures of the SECRET SIX, nearly every title has its share of surprises and “Wow” pages and moments. And those pages include some great art. So why not put the spotlight on a few of those moments? That’s the conceit behind “This Just Happened.” Simple, right? So, let’s grab this week’s stack and check out some of the cool moments or shots from the latest week of DCU books.
It’s that time again – where we peer ahead to the not-so-distant future and get a sense of some of the collected editions that’ll be hitting shelves. This time around, we’ve got an advance look at what next summer’s going to look like. Well, aside from the usual seasonal changes. Click below for a look at the list, which includes titles like BRIGHTEST DAY, THE FLASH and GREEN LANTERN. BRIGHTEST DAY VOL. 2 HC Writers: Fabian Nicieza and David Hine Artists: Ramon Bachs, Jeremy Haun and John Stanisci Collects: AZRAEL #7-13 $29.99 US, 240 pages
J. Michael Straczynski and artist Don Kramer continue to unravel the truth behind Wonder Woman’s new, startling status quo (with a snazzy J.H. Williams III variant, no less), as Diana discovers that the men out to killer are just the tip of the iceberg. But how can Wonder Woman survive a battle with the mysterious creature known only as the Keres? Find out Wednesday. Until then, here’s a teaser of what’s to come. [gallery link="file"]
On tap today, we’ve got Gene Ha’s variant to GREEN LANTERN #58, two covers for WONDER WOMAN #603, one by the regular art team of Don Kramer and Michael Babinski and a DC 75th anniversary cover by J.H. Williams III and Philip Tan’s variant to GREEN ARROW #4. Click below for a closer look. [gallery link="file"]
Got another reason for you to head to the comic shop today, folks – WONDER WOMAN #602, the latest chapter in writer J. Michael Straczynski and artist Don Kramer’s epic take on the Amazon Princess. In this issue, Diana takes the battle for her heritage to the enemy and discovers that the war may be over before it’s even started. Oh, and she’s not on the winning side. Look over a few pages below. WONDER WOMAN #602 hits today. [gallery link="file"]