Artist Stanely “Artgerm” Lau revealed three different versions of his Artgerms Collectibles variant covers for Detective Comics #1000.
The covers showcase the GOtham City Sirens with Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, and Catwoman front and center. In the background Batman looks over his shoulder at the Sirens as Gotham is shrouded in clouds of smoke.
Artgerm reveals the three version of the cover will be a standard version, a Golden Age style cover, and a virgin cover. He indicates these covers will be available for pre-order on February 2 at 6 p.m. EST.
Here is my Artgerm Collectibles variant cover for Detective Comics 1000. It comes with 3 versions (Standard, Golden Age, Virgin). Preorder will begin 2nd Feb 6PM EST at https://t.co/1azQl9EizQ #detective1000 #detectivecomics1000 pic.twitter.com/DdCPvQY3Yl
— Stanley Artgerm™ Lau (@Artgerm) January 30, 2019
Here’s a better look at all three covers:
Artgerm isn’t the only artist sharing his variant covers for Detective Comics #1000.
Jason Fabok shared his Detective Comics #1000 Yesteryear Variant Cover.
Detective Comics 1000 Yesteryear Comics Variant. Ive seen this posted on a few websites so I hope I can post it. Original art for sale on my store. pic.twitter.com/OXqfJyNWq7
— Jason Fabok (@JasonFabok) January 30, 2019
Bill Sienkiewicz unveiled his variant cover.
— Bill Sienkiewicz (@sinKEVitch) January 25, 2019
There have also been a number of retailer specific covers.
There’s a colored version of Mayhew’s as well.
Detective Comics #1000 will go on sale on March 27, 2019. It will retailer for $9.99.
Here’s the official description:
“After 80 years, it’s here—the 1,000th issue of DETECTIVE COMICS, the title that literally defines DC! This 96-page issue is stacked with an unbelievable lineup of talent that will take you on a journey through Batman’s past, present and future…plus a sensational epilogue that features the first-ever DC Universe appearance of the deadly Arkham Knight! But who is under the mask? And why do they want Batman dead? The incredible future of Batman adventures begins here!”
What do you think of Artgerm’s Detective Comics #1000 covers? Which of the Detective Comics #1000 covers is your favorite?