The upcoming crossover between DC's Gotham Academy and Boom Box's Lumberjanes is on track to be the most highly anticipated team-up of the year --- and considering that we've already seen the cast of GI Joe in a karate tournament against the world warriors of Street Fighter and a Batman/TMNT story where Mr. Freeze was turned into an actual polar bear, that's saying something.

Point being, anticipation is running pretty high. So high, in fact, that the first issue of Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy has racked up an impressive roster of nine covers, including retailer-exclusive variants from artists like Veronica FishLJ co-creator Brooke Allen, and more. Check them out below (along with the five regular covers)!


Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy #1 Newbury Comics Exclusive variant by Brooke Allen
Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy #1 AWBC/Fried Pie Exclusive variant by Veronica Fish
Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy #1 Casablanca Comics Exclusive variant by Melanie Tingdahl
Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy #1 Collector's Paradise Exclusive variant by Kat Leyh


And here, just for good measure, are the non-exclusive variant covers:


Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy #1 Cvr A by Mingjue Helen Chen
Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy #1 Cvr B by Kelly and Nichole Matthews
Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy #1 Cvr C by Chynna Clugston Flores
Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy #1 Cvr D by Leila Del Duca
Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy #1 Cvr E by Karl Kerschl


The variant covers are available via the retaiiler's websites: Newbury Comics for the Brooke Allen variant, Fried Pie Comics for the Veronica Fish variant, Casablanca Comics for the Melanie Tingdahl variant, and Collector's Paradise for the Kat Leyh variant.

Here's the official information on the issue:


Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy #1 (of 6)
Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Chynna Clugston Flores
Artist: Rosemary Valero O'Connell
Cover artists:
Main Cover: Mingjue Helen Chen
Connecting Subscription Cover: Kelly & Nichole Matthews
Unlockable Variant Cover: Chynna Clugston Flores
Incentive Cover 1: Leila Del Duca
Incentive Cover 2: Karl Kerschl
Format: 32 pages, full color
Price: $3.99

What’s to Love: We adore DC’s Gotham Academy and it’s been on our wish list to have them somehow meet the Lumberjanes. From the great characters to the fun stories, we saw a world in which these two groups could coexist. Fast forward and here we are—the crossover event we’ve dreamed about and can’t wait to bring to you!

What It Is: Something sinister is happening at a mysterious building deep in the woods, drawing the Lumberjanes and the Gotham Academy kids separately to investigate. Is it a weird cabin? An abandoned asylum? The two groups band together to find out what exactly is going on. Featuring a connecting subscription cover by Kelly & Nichole Matthews (Toil and Trouble)!

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