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DC Comics Reveals First “Batman v Superman”-Themed Variant Cover

by  in Comic News Comment

DC Comics wouldn’t let a movie like “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” pass by without a tie-in, and the two superhero icons are taking their fight from live-action back to comic books in March with the previously announced series of 10 “Batman v Superman” variant covers. DC released the first, a “Detective Comics” #50 variant by Rafael Grampá, Friday afternoon.




Each cover will have three versions, like seen above, and will be released in equal quantity and polybagged, similar to December’s “Harley Little Black Book” variant initiative at DC.

“Batman v Superman” debuts in theaters on March 25, the same month as DC’s themed covers. “Detective Comics” #50 is the first scheduled for release, on March 2; here’s a look at the scheduled for the full slate of 10 (and yes, that’s Chris Daughtry the singert):

3/2: Detective Comics #50 (variant by Rafael Grampa)

3/9: Action Comics #50 (variant by Martin Ansin)

3/9: Batman/Superman #30 (variant by Kevin Maguire)

3/16: Robin Son of Batman #10 (variant by Ryan Ottley)

3/16: Superman #50 (variant by Kaare Andrews)

3/23: Batman #50 (variant by Chris Daughtry and Jim Lee)

3/23: Grayson #18 (variant by Stephen Platt)

3/23: Superman/Wonder Woman #27 (variant by Charlie Adlard)

3/23: Wonder Woman #50 (variant by Massimo Carnevale)

3/30: Batgirl #50 (variant by Kevin Nowlan)