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– by Emmanuel Gomez

Detective Comics #1000 is just two weeks away! The milestone issue of Detective Comics is just one way that DC is celebrating 80 years of Batman this year, with all sorts of events planned worldwide. Like any high profile book, Detective Comics #1000 will have a good amount of variant covers, some which we have already shared with you earlier this year.

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Today DC has also released the exclusive retailer variants that will be available at various different comic book stores as well as the list of artist that took part in creating these amazing covers. Check them out below! Along with the name of each artist we have also included a link for you so you can make sure to contact retailers and buy your copy before they sell out!

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

Jim Lee  Album Comics

Jim Lee Bedrock City Comic Company

Jim Lee Graham Crackers Comics

Jim Lee Torpedo Comics

Mike Lilly/Wayne Faucher Comics Vault

Warren Louw KRS Comics

Doug Mahnke Planet Comicon Kansas City


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

As you can see a lot of people are getting into the celebration. The 96 page issue will be $9.99 and will feature a stacked all-star collection of top writers and artists from Batman’s history, celebrating the Dark Knight in a collection of stand alone short stories and the first chapter of the story arc titled Medieval, written by Peter J. Tomasi with artwork by Doug Mahnke. This story will introduce a new version of the Arkham Knight to DC cannon.

Which is your favorite retailer exclusive variant cover? Let us know in the comment section below!

DC’s Detective Comics #1000 hits shelves March 27th, 2019.

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Source: DC Entertainment