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Hello, and thanks for checking out Talking Comics: Favorite Comic Book Covers of the Week!

Each and every New Comic Book Release Day is something to be excited about. It’s the day we’re introduced to new worlds, are able to witness the next chapter in a continuing saga, or fall in love with a character or creator for the first time. I could go on and on, but I think you’ve already gotten my point. That point being … comics are awesome. So awesome in fact that even the covers of them are often times incredible works of art. We’re here to show you some of our  favorite covers each week! So go ahead and take a few moments for yourself (haven’t you earned it?) and feast your eyes on some truly inspired comic book covers!

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Steve Seigh’s Favorite Comic Book Covers of the Week

Teen Titans #5

Written by Will Pfeifer

Art by Kenneth Rocafort

Variant Cover by Darwyn Cooke

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“Curse you Darwyn Cooke and DC Comics, this might have been in contention for my Favorite Comic Book Cover of the Year … if you had released it before we recorded our deliberation shows! Smooth move, Ex Lax! I mean really, this cover has me written all over it! The bold colors, the rocking out back-to-back style, and I know, I just KNOW that Robin is about to perform a stage dive! Way to drop the ball, DC!” – Steve Seigh

Catwoman #37

Written by Genevieve Valentine

Art by Garry Brown

Cover by Darwyn Cooke

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“Pffft, the cow that jumped over the moon has got nothing on Selena Kyle, brother.” – Steve Seigh

Manifest Destiny #12

Written by Chris Dinges

Art by Matthew Roberts

Cover by Owen Gieni

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“Check out the detail of the tribe on this cover! I’m really digging that headdress and the different patterns used for their warpaint is just so cool. Man, I really wish the second trade of this series would come out already so I can catch up.” – Steve Seigh

Elektra #9

Written by Haden Blackman

Art and Cover by Michael Del Mundo

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“Oh man, Elektra’s about to work her way out of the middle … one ninja at a time. Sorry boys, you about to die!” – Steve Seigh

Batman #37

Written by Scott Snyder

Art and Cover by Greg Capullo

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Batman #37 Variant by Darwyn Cooke

“You see it, right? I can’t be the only one who sees that this cover was modeled after those classic drama masks that depict “joy” and “sadness”. Brilliant.” – Steve Seigh

And let’s not forget this amazing cover by Darwyn Cooke down below. Wow!

 

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Bob Reyer’s Favorite Comic Book Covers of the Week

JUSTICE LEAGUE #37 (DC)

Writer: Geoff Johns

Artist: Jason Fabok

Variant Cover: Darwyn Cooke

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SUPERGIRL (DC)

Writer: Mike Johnson

Artist: Emanuela Lupacchino

Variant Cover: Darwyn Cooke

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“Frankly, I could post all the Darwyn Cooke covers as they are all wonderful, each so emblematic of the characters!” – Bob Reyer

MULYIVERSITY: THUNDERWORLD (DC)

Writer: Grant Morrison

Artist/Cover: Cameron Stewart

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“Cameron Stewart’s cover has a nice mix of original Captain Marvel artist C.C. Beck and the more recent Jeff Smith (“Monster Society of Evil”), and is absolutely perfect in capturing the sly grin of the “Big Red Cheese”!” – Bob Reyer

CAPTAIN MARVEL #10 (Marvel)

Writer: Kelly Sue DeConnick

Artist/Cover: David Lopez

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“On its own, this is a great cover by David Lopez, but when you add in the “Homage Factor”, as here is the John Romita, Sr. cover for Ms. Marvel #1 from back in 1976:

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FANTASTIC FOUR #14 (Marvel)

Writer: James Robinson

Artist/Cover: Leonard Kirk

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“A happy Sue and Reed driving off into the sunset; an apt image for what has been happening as this title nears its end!” – Bob Reyer

Favorite Comic Book Covers of the Week Soundtrack

I cordially invite you to witness this incredibly sweet performance by the Brooklyn-born duo known as Buke and Gase! This intimate show was shot at Le Poison Rogue – one of the best venues in our fair New York City. Enjoy!

That’s all, folks! Join us next week for another round of covers and an avalanche of incredible cover art!

3 Responses

  1. Logan Rowland

    This is an insane amount of great covers this week.

    Steve, I didn’t know you were reading Manifest Destiny! It’s good isn’t it??? That series has some of the best last pages of any book on the shelf.

    Bob, I already loved that Captain Marvel cover but once again, your knowledge of comic history and you probably own that book, it has become one of the best covers all year.

    • Bob Reyer

      Logan,

      I do own Ms. Marvel #1, having purchased it off the new-stand way back when, and my copy (along with the rest of the run) was sitting in front of me the night we interviewed Kelly Sue DeConnick for the first time!

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