Image Comics unleashes April Fools cover variants, for its 25th anniversary

This April will be an exciting and foolish month for Image Comics, during its 25th Anniversary.

For many popular (and some new) comic series titles under the Image Comics brand, there will be an optional variant cover fitting the month’s theme of April Fools. Each will be available to comic book retailers, and available throughout the month.

The schedule will follow:

In stores on Wednesday, April 5th:
– ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN #1 by Kyle Starks, cover by Kyle Starks
– SONS OF THE DEVIL #11 by Brian Buccellato & Toni Infante, cover by Toni Infante

In stores on Wednesday, April 12th:
– SPAWN #272 cover by Todd McFarlane (Diamond Code JAN178693)

In stores on Wednesday, April 19th:
– BLACK SCIENCE #29 by Rick Remender and Matteo Scalera, cover by Rafael Albuquerque
– CURSE WORDS #4 by Charles Soule and Ryan Browne, cover by Ryan Browne
– EAST OF WEST #33 by Jonathan Hickman & Nick Dragotta, cover by Nick Dragotta
– THE FIX #9 by Nick Spencer & Steve Lieber, cover by Steve Lieber
– I HATE FAIRYLAND #12 by Skottie Young, cover by Skottie Young
– INVINCIBLE #135 by Robert Kirkman & Ryan Ottley, cover by Ryan Ottley
– PLASTIC #1 by Doug Wagner, cover by Daniel Hillyard

In stores on Wednesday, April 26th:
– SAVAGE DRAGON #223 by Erik Larsen, cover by Jock

Here are 8 of the 11 features. Click on each for artist and more info:

Favorite Comic Covers this Week 5/6/15

My choice favorite covers for comic books released this week…

Featured below…

 Dead Drop #1 (Valiant Comics), by Adam Gorham

Dead Drop 8

Afterlife with Archie #8 (Archie Comics) by Francesco Francavilla

Archie 8

Afterlife with Archie #8 variant cover (Archie Comics) by Francesco Francavilla

afterlife with archie

Bandette #10 (MonkeyBrain Comics), by Colleen Coover

Bandette 10

Arcadia #1 Cover D variant cover (Boom! Studios) by Scott Pfeiffer

Arcadia b

Convergence: Superman #2 (DC Comics) by  Brad Anderson

Convergence: Superman #2

Feathers #5 (Boom!) by Jorge Corona

Feather 5 Boom

Halogen #3 (Boom Studios) by Afu Chan

HALOGEN 3

Angel and Faith: Season 10 #14 (Dark Horse Comics) by Scott Fischer

Angel and Faith: Season 10 #14

Baltimore: The Cult of the Red King #1 (Dark Horse Comics) by Ben Stenbeck

Baltimore: The Cult of the Red King #1

Names #9 (DC Vertigo) by Christine Duart Peter

Names #9

Punisher #18 (Marvel) by Mitch Gerads

Punisher #18

Kanan: Last Padawan #2 (Marvel Comics) by Mark Brooks

Kanan: Last Padawan #2

Convergence: Harley Quinn #2 (DC Comics) by Steve Pugh

Convergence: Harley Quinn #2

Special thanks goes to the r/comicbooks Reddit board, originally featured some of these covers sans titles and other text. Link to more textless comic covers here.

Check out your local comic stores and digital outlets for the great stories inside!

– Orion T

COVER ART: Greater Comic Cover Art of Dec. 2014

Here is some favorite comic book cover art, published in the past month of December 2014.

Also, special thanks goes to the r/comicbooks Reddit board for originally posting many of these covers sans titles and other text).

Now, on with the show…

Grayson #5 (DC Comics), by Mikel Janin

Grayson 5

Drifter #2 (Image Comics), by Nic Klein

Drifter 2

Rocket Raccoon #6 (Marvel Comics), by Skottie Young

Rocket Raccoon 6

Secret Six #1 (DC Comics), by Dale Eaglesham

Secret Six 1

Wolf Moon #1 (DC Comics, Vertigo imprint), by Jae Lee

Wolf Moon 1

Catwoman Annual #2 (DC Comics), by Gary Brown

Catwoman Annual 2

All New X-Men Annual 1 (Marvel Comics), by Andrea Sorrentino

All New X-Men Annual 1

Trinity of Sin #3 variant (DC Comics), by Cully Hamner

Trinity of Sin 3 (variant)

Green Lantern Corps #37 (DC Comics), by Bernard Chang

Green Lantern Corp 37

Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland #3 (IDW) by Gabriel Rodriguez

LittleNemo-03-cov-d0777

– Orion T