News - Detective Comics #1000 Variant Cover Art


Holy variant cover art Batman! A range of the best comics artists have designed covers for the upcoming 1000th issue of DC's Detective Comics. Have a look at some of the work...

Press Release

The anticipation is building for the landmark 1,000th issue of DETECTIVE COMICS, the title that literally defines DC. DC and participating comic book shops will continue to build on the excitement with the release of exclusive retailer variant covers for this must-have issue. The 96-page issue is stacked with an all-star collection of top writers and artists from Batman’s history celebrating the Dark Knight in a collection of standalone short stories, plus the first chapter of “Medieval,” a new story arc by the team of writer Peter J. Tomasi and artist Doug Mahnke, introducing a new version of the Arkham Knight to DC Comics canon.

To celebrate this historic release, some of the hottest artists in comics are honouring Batman and DETECTIVE COMICS by designing and illustrating exclusive variant covers for this milestone issue, available at select retailers while supplies last. These unique covers will feature beautifully rendered illustrations from artists such as Jim Lee, Dan Jurgens, Riccardo Federici, Tony S. Daniel, Brian Bolland and more.

Here’s the list of participating retailers and artists providing exclusive covers. Let us know your favourite!



Neal Adams Neal Adams Store




Jay Anacleto Unknown Comics




Kaare Andrews Third Eye Comics




Lee Bermejo Midtown Comics




Brian Bolland Forbidden Planet




Clayton Crain Scorpion Comics




Tony S. Daniel Comic Stop



Gabriele Dell’Otto Bulletproof Comix



Jason Fabok Yesteryear Comics




Riccardo Federici ComicXposure




Patrick Gleason/Alejandro Sanchez Newbury Comics




Adam Hughes Frankie’s Comics




Dan Jurgens/Kevin Nowlan Dynamic Forces




JeeHyung Lee Frankie’s Comics




Stanley “Artgerm” Lau Artgerm Collectibles









Mike Lilly/Wayne Faucher Comics Vault




Warren Louw KRS Comics








Francesco Mattina Midtown Comics




Mike Mayhew Comic Mint




Stewart McKenney Comics Etc.




Dawn McTeigue Comics Elite




Rodolfo Migliari Buy Me Toys




Lucio Parrillo Scorpion Comics




Alex Ross Alex Ross Art


Natali Sanders KRS Comics




Nicola Scott Kings Comics




Bill Sienkiewicz Bill Sienkiewicz Art




Mico Suayan Unknown Comics




This 96-page oversize collector’s edition issue will be available at comics retailers and digitally soon