RWBY: Artgerm Reveals First DC Comics Variant

Stanley "Artgerm" Lau has been enlisted to draw four variant covers for DC's upcoming comic book adaptation of Rooster Teeth's RWBY. The prominent cover artist has now revealed the first of these covers, which features series protagonist Ruby Rose and will serve as the variant for November's RWBY #2.

Artgerm shared the variant in a post to Twitter. Additionally, the artist implies each of his four variants will be dedicated to one of RWBY's four leading characters, revealing that his next cover (presumably for RWBY #3) will see Weiss Schnee taking center stage. Blake Belladonna and Yang Xiao Long will likely follow suit with Artgerm covers of their own.

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Written by Marguerite Bennett and illustrated by Mirka Andolfo, with a main cover by Sarah Stone and card stock variant by Jim Lee, RWBY #1 goes on sale Oct. 9 from DC Comics. RWBY #2 follows suit on Nov. 13, with a variant cover by Stanley "Artgerm" Lau.

The complete solicitation information for the latter, as well as Sarah Stone's main cover, can be found below.


  • art by MIRKA ANDOLFO
  • cover by SARAH STONE
  • variant cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
  • Yang Xiao Long is listless after the fall of Beacon. Isolated from her friends and recuperating at home, she’ll do anything to distract herself from her pain, but what can helping out around town do for her? Meanwhile, Blake Belladonna reminisces about her relationship with Adam Taurus and the White Fang as she makes her way home!
  • ON SALE 11.13.19
  • $3.99 US | 2 OF 7 | 32 PAGES

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Created by Monty Oum, Rooster Teeth Animation's RWBY stars the voices of Lindsay Jones, Kara Eberle, Arryn Zech, Barbara Dunkelman, Miles Luna, Shannon McCormick, Neath Oum, Samantha Ireland, Jessica Nigri, Michael Jones, Jason Liebrecht, Aaron Dismuke, Garrett Hunter and Jen Taylor. The series returns for Volume 7 on Nov. 2.

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