October traditionally marks the end of the summer con season, when retailers, creators and exhibitors return to their caves for hibernation, secure in the knowledge that they have done everything they can to promote their wares. But before we all get our rest, the fitful sleep before the rattling of chains in January that signals the first email about registering for San Diego, there's one last stop: New York Comic-Con, coming at you on October 8 through 11, complete with a very fun roster of variant covers!

In addition to getting Andy Kubert's art for Dark Knight III on the cover of the con program, DC is marking the occasion by offering up six exclusive variants that you can grab at the Javits Center next month. But if you're not going to be there, don't worry too much: You can check 'em out below:


BATMAN AND ROBIN ETERNAL #1 ($10) Variant cover art by Tony S. Daniel:

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BATGIRL #44 ($10) Variant cover art by Cameron Stewart:


SUPERMAN #44 ($10) Variant cover art by John Romita Jr.:


JUSTICE LEAGUE #44 ($10) Variant cover art by Jason Fabok and Brad Anderson:


HARLEY QUINN ROAD TRIP SPECIAL #1 ($12) Variant cover art by Amanda Conner:


DETECTIVE COMICS #45 ($10) Variant cover art by Andrew Robinson:


One really interesting thing about these is that all together, they make for a pretty interesting snapshot of where we are right now in the DC Universe, from Robot Bunnyrabbit Batman and Street Fightin' Superman all the way to the Batgirl of Burnside.

If any of those covers have caught your eye, then you can snag them at NYCC, not from the DC Entertainment booth, but from the nearby Graphitti Designs booth located in the Javits Center's South Concourse.


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