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Other History Of The DCU Retailer Variants For Black History Month

Other History Of The DCU Retailer Variants For Black History Month

The only danger is that if you do too many, like Marvel, they become less special and less desirable for collectors.[caption id="attachment_1296997" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Other History Of The DCU Retailer Variants For Black History Month[/caption]DC's choice of titles for February is a curious one, with three new opportunities for card stock retailer variant covers, DC Love[...]

DC Comics Launches New Variant Covers Including Batman/Catwoman #1

DC Comics Launches New Variant Covers Including Batman/Catwoman #1

Batman/Catwoman #1 debuts in December, and DC Comics is making three of what they call Team Variant covers available to order now in limited qualities, illustrated by Jen Bartel, Gabrielle Dell'Otto, and Bruce Timm. Each Batman/Catwoman #1 Team Variant cover will have a limited print run set at a maximum of 10,000 copies. To participate, […]

Marvel Comics Has 9 Exclusive Retailer Variants For November

Marvel Comics Has 9 Exclusive Retailer Variants For November

Now for November, as in October, Marvel appears to be bringing them back, full speed ahead.To get a retailer exclusive cover from Marvel or DC, shops, shows or creators have to order a minimum of 3000 copies, with subsequent variants at 1500 and 1000 They pay full wholesale price, plus the cost of the artist[...]

Cobra Plot Adds 36 Variants to Rob Liefelds Snake Eyes: Deadgame #1

Cobra Plot Adds 36 Variants to Rob Liefeld's Snake Eyes: Deadgame #1

"In just one week, Cobra's variant covers will be in every comic book sssshop in America! So many variant covers, the comics indusssstry, in its already weakened state will be completely overwhelmed! Hahahahaha!"[caption id="attachment_1233077" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Cobra Commander reveals Cobra's plans to release Snake Eyes: Deadgame #1 variants across the country.[/caption]"Commander, you idiot!" interrupted Editor-in-Chief[...]

How Will Retailers Get New Walking Dead Silver and Gold Variants

How Will Retailers Get New Walking Dead Silver and Gold Variants?

1: Prelude original graphic novel and the FCBD Fire Power #1 free promotional comic, both by Kirkman and co-creator/artist Chris Samnee. [caption id="attachment_1223393" align="aligncenter" width="600"] How Will Retailers Get New Walking Dead Silver and Gold Variants?[/caption] We mentioned earlier today that Image Comics and Skybound are to publish a new issue of The Walking Dead, a[...]

Marvel Comics Cancels Living Vampire Dark Marvel and Sneaker Variants

Marvel Comics Cancels Living Vampire, Dark Marvel and Sneaker Variants

So Marvel has announced to retailers that orders for the following covers have been cancelled, the Living Vampire, Dark Marvel and Sneaker variant programmes. Living Vampire Variants:Amazing Spider-Man #48 Lopez Living Vampire Variants APR200990 Amazing Spider-Man #47 Garbett Living Vampire Var    APR200987 Avengers #35 Living Vampire Var    APR201020 Black Cat #13 Nakayama Living Vampire Var   [...]

Marvel Adds Lithographs and Free Rare Variants For Back In Action

Marvel Adds Lithographs and Free Rare Variants For Back In Action

What they will all look like, I'm sure we will get to see at some point.[caption id="attachment_1035529" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Marvel Adds Lithographs and Free Rare Variants For Back In Action Image from Marvel.[/caption]So is your store Back In Action like Marvel Comics? Are Marvel comics staffers actually back in action in their offices yet? There[...]

DC Pits Harley Quinn Against Punchline in Francesco Mattina Batman Variants

DC Pits Harley Quinn Against Punchline in Francesco Mattina Batman Variants

As a very famous and successful internet personality, of course we're very familiar with the concept of women fighting over us. So we weren't surprised at all to find this pair of dueling variant covers by Francesco Mattina for Batman #93 and #94, depicting a showdown between Harley Quinn and Punchline over the affections of […]

Dynamite Solves the Jim Lee Problem with Homage Variants by Juan Gedeon in May

Dynamite Solves the Jim Lee Problem with Homage Variants by Juan Gedeon in May

So when Dynamite Entertainment wants to do a Jim Lee cover month, what do they do? Wait ten years for Lee to draw them all? Hell no!Instead, Bleeding Cool can EX-X-XCLUSIVELY reveal that Dynamite has commissioned a series of Jim Lee homage variants by artist Juan Gedeon and colorist Carlos Cabrera, paying tribute to classic[...]

The Spider-Man Who Laughs Marvel Heroes Get Dark Variants in May

The Spider-Man Who Laughs? Marvel Heroes Get Dark Variants in May

Marvel has announced a series of Dark Variants to run across its line of titles that month, featuring infected.. sorry, "twisted" heroes The press release reveals: Sometimes it’s good to be bad! For the month of May, your favorite Marvel characters are showing off their sinister sides in deliciously evil variant covers From Spider-Man to Captain[...]

BOOM Brings Exclusive Variants for Power Rangers/TMNT and Alienated to ComicsPRO

BOOM! Brings Exclusive Variants for Power Rangers/TMNT and Alienated to ComicsPRO

Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios has revealed their EX-X-XCLUSIVE variants for the upcoming ComicsPRO Annual Meeting in Portland later this month The variants include an Alienated #1 variant by Özgür Yildirim, as well as variants for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 and #2 by George Caltsoudas, and will be given away for free[...]

Marvel Finally Publishes a Comic Thats Nothing But Variant Covers

Marvel Finally Publishes a Comic That's Nothing But Variant Covers

What a time to be alive!As revealed in Marvel’s full April solicitations, Star Wars: The Action Figure Variant Covers #1 will collect all of John Tyler Christopher’s Star Wars action figure variants in a single one-shot for the low price of $9.99 cheap!And yes, because we know you were wondering: this collection of variant covers[...]

Marvel Celebrates Chinese New Year the Only Way It Knows How&#8230 with Variants

Marvel Celebrates Chinese New Year the Only Way It Knows How… with Variants

Marvel Comics has unveiled three connecting Spider-Man variants by Chinese artist Jie Yuan, the first of a series of variants celebrating Chinese New Year The artist was chosen as part of a talent search conducted by Marvel and Wacom last year and has produced covers for Symbiote Spider-Man: Alien Reality #3, Amazing Spider-Man #39, and[...]

Image Reveals Mercy #1 Variants by Artgerm and Enrico Marini

Image Reveals Mercy #1 Variants by Artgerm and Enrico Marini

Image Comics has revealed two more covers for Mercy #1, the upcoming former Panini mini-series launching in the United States in March by Mirka Andolfo. With the addition of covers by Artgerm and Enrico Marini, that's all of the issue's covers revealed. Well, not the blank one. We wonder what that will look like. Mirka […]

All 36 Retailer Variant Covers for Wonder Woman #750

All 36 Retailer Variant Covers for Wonder Woman #750

That's what DC is doing for Wonder Woman #750, and we've covered a few of these and other variants for the issue in previous articles.But now, DC Comics has released a full listing of the variants, 36 of them in total, though coming from just 15 artists at 14 stores, many just recolored versions of[...]


Spider-Woman Gets a Surprise Costume Redesign Ahead of New Series Launch

Spider-Woman Gets a Surprise Costume Redesign Ahead of New Series Launch

With danger on all sides and her deadly past coming to haunt her, Spider-Woman is in for an action-packed ride, and she wouldn’t have it any other way! [gallery columns="1" size="full" ids="1135801,1135802,1135803"]Ok, so it's more like a paint job on her existing skintight costume, as Yoon's variants demonstrate What do you think of the new look?[...]

Dynamites Valentines Day Variant Covers are a Love Letter to&#8230 Mary Jane

Dynamite's Valentine's Day Variant Covers are a Love Letter to… Mary Jane?!

As we all know, the best way to celebrate Valentine's Day is with variant covers. Not only do they serve as a great gift for your significant other, but if you're single, you can just get one of those booby ones from a publisher like Boundless to keep yourself… er… company during the holiday. Dynamite […]

BEHOLD: Jeff Lemires FOC Variant Cover for Skulldigger &#038 Skeleton Boy #1

BEHOLD: Jeff Lemire's FOC Variant Cover for Skulldigger & Skeleton Boy #1

With final order cutoff approaching in one week, Dark Horse Comics has given Bleeding Cool the opportunity to write the word EX-X-XCLUSIVE repeatedly in an article by giving us the EX-X-XCLUSIVE reveal of Jeff Lemire's final order cutoff incentive variant for Skulldigger & Skeleton Boy #1, the first issue of the new mini-series launching in […]