Next week, we’ll get the full rundown of comics coming from DC in May 2016, but for now, here’s a rundown of what the comic book publisher has planned for all of its New 52 #52 issues!

To celebrate the occasion, DC Comics has a number of variant covers arriving that pay homage to the first issues that launched the New 52 initiative.

Here are the variants next to the original covers.

Action Comics #52 variant cover by Ben Oliver

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Aquaman #52 variant cover by Brett Booth and Norm Rapmund

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Batgirl #52 variant cover by Babs Tarr

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Batman #52 variant cover by Rafael Albuquerque

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Catwoman #52 variant cover by Inaki Miranda

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Detective Comics #52 variant cover by Francis Manapul

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The Flash #52 variant cover by Jesus Merino

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Green Arrow #52 variant cover by Szymon Kudranski

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Green Lantern #52 variant cover by Billy Tan

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Superman #52 variant cover by Mikel Janin

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Wonder Woman #52 variant cover by David Finch and Matt Banning

Wonder-Woman-#52-variant-cover-by-David-Finch-and-Matt-Banning Wonder-Woman-#1-cover-by-Cliff-Chiang

I like this twist on the variants and seeing different artists interpret the originals, so I may be picking up both covers in May.

What about you?

via DC Comics

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1 Comment

  1. February 12, 2016 at 12:48 pm — Reply

    These variants look pretty awesome! However, I still feel like variants a bit lackluster for such a special anniversary. I don’t know, it’s better than nothing!

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