DC Comics Proudly Presents: “The New 52” Hits 52!

DC Comics Proudly Presents: “The New 52” Hits 52!

Celebrating 52 issues of incredible storytelling, DC Entertainment’s May 2016 variant cover theme will pay homage to the #1 issues of eleven comics that debuted in 2011 when DC Entertainment rebooted their superhero publishing line and revitalized the comics industry as a whole. It was a momentous occasion then, and is an anniversary to celebrate now!

Inspired by Cliff Chiang’s Wonder Woman #1, Rags Morales and Brad Anderson’s Action Comics #1, Adam Hughes’ Batgirl #1, and more, these brand-new The New 52 variants will grace the covers of those same landmark titles that are hitting issue #52 in May. Illustrated by an all-star lineup of incredible talent, May’s lineup of variant covers are as remarkable as the industry-changing covers they’re based on. 

Action Comics #52 variant cover by Ben Oliver
Action Comics #1 cover by Rags Morales and Brad Anderson

Aquaman #52 variant cover by Brett Booth and Norm Rapmund
Aquaman #1 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado and Rod Reis

Batgirl #52 variant cover by Babs Tarr
Batgirl #1 cover by Adam Hughes

Batman #52 variant cover by Rafael Albuquerque
Batman #1 cover by Greg Capullo and Alex Sinclair

Catwoman #52 variant cover by Inaki Miranda
Catwoman #1 cover by Guillem March

Detective Comics #52 variant cover by Francis Manapul
Detective Comics #1 cover by Tony Daniel and Tomeu Morey

Flash #52 variant cover by Jesus Merino
The Flash #1 cover by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato

Green Arrow #52 variant cover by Szymon Kudranski
Green Arrow #1 cover by Dave Wilkins

Green Lantern #52 variant cover by Billy Tan
Green Lantern #1 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado and Rod Reis

Superman #52 variant cover by Mikel Janin
Superman #1 cover by George Perez and Brian Buccellato

Wonder Woman #52 variant cover by David Finch and Matt Banning
Wonder Woman #1 cover by Cliff Chiang

The New 52 variants are the latest in a variety of monthly themes.

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