I go back and forth on how I feel about variant covers, in terms of whether or not they're good for comics in general. But I'll say this much: the inclusion of variants can sometimes lead to great art we'd otherwise never see. Case in point, Ronald Wimberly's variant cover for Mighty Avengers #3, which is probably my favorite cover of 2013 so far.
Heads up, collectors: the countdown to San Diego Comic-Con International 2013 continues, and today, DC Comics has announced the convention-exclusive covers that'll be available at their booth.
Under normal circumstances, one imagines that the announcement of a new Justice League of America series by the creative team of Geoff Johns and David Finch would be pretty huge on its own, but as of today, DC has added an even bigger push to the new series.
As reported by MTV Geek, the launch of JL of A
Comic books have a history of attempting to tie-in with US Presidential Elections; in 2008, remember, Image Comics' Savage Dragon endorsed Barack Obama before the election, and Marvel Comics' Amazing Spider-Man hung out with him following his inauguration. But no comic's storyline has ever
May's a big month for Marvel, what with the release of Thor and the continuation of Fear Itself, but it's ultimately Chris Yost, Paco Medina and Dalibor Talajic's X-Men: First to Last that's claiming 14 (with 13 images released thus far) of the publisher's titles for maximum variant coverage from artists Khoi Pham, Chris Stevens, Brandon Peterson, Lee Weeks, David Yardin, Michael Ryan, Patrick Zircher, Greg Tocchini, John Tyler Christopher, David Lopez, Todd Renaud, Mario Alberti and Larry Strohman. See how each artist approached Marvel's merry mu
Not to sound like an old-timer, but I can recall an age when appearing on a cover (yes, even a variant) meant a character, however limited their role, would at least grace a storyline in some small capacity