Press Release: @AspenComics teams up with @DCComics for exclusive covers


Aspen Comics To Provide Exclusive Covers for Select DC Comics Rebirth Titles

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Aspen Comics is pleased to announce a unique partnership with DC Comics for a run of co-branded exclusive DC Comics variant covers featuring both publishers’ signature cover dressing, beginning with DC’s Batman #1 on June 15th, and more co-branded covers to be revealed soon.

These new exclusive DC Comics Rebirth covers continue an illustrious collaborative history between the two publishers, including 2004’s Superman: Godfall mini-series presented by Aspen, Michael Turner’s best-selling “Return of Supergirl” six-issue run within the pages of Superman/Batman, a run of covers on The Justice League of America and The Flash, an Eisner-nominated run of covers on DC’s critically-acclaimed Identity Crisis mini-series and many others.

The series of Aspen Comics exclusive covers begins with DC’s Batman #1 on June 15th and is only available on Pre-orders for this special variant will begin on AspenStore on June 1st, featuring a cover by late Aspen founder and legendary artist, Michael Turner with colors by The Dark Knight Returns: The Last Crusade superstar colorist Peter Steigerwald, limited to 3,000 copies, with a special black-and-white sketch cover edition limited to 1,500 copies.

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Batman #1 is written by Tom King with art by David Finch, Matt “Batt” Banning and Jordie Bellaire. Solicitation copy for the issue reads: “I AM GOTHAM” Chapter One. No one has ever stopped the Caped Crusader. Not The Joker. Not Two-Face. Not even the entire Justice League. But how does Batman confront a new hero who wants to save the city from the Dark Knight?

Aspen also plans to make limited quantities of DC’s Batman #1 available for purchase beginning this June at Denver Comic Con on June 17-19th and Comic Con International: San Diego on July 21-24th exclusively at the Aspen Comics Booths. To purchase the Batman #1 Aspen Comics exclusive variant online please visit

I am looking forward to having this as part of my book collection, but what do you think? Let us know in the comment section below.

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