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Each week we sift through our buy pile and choose some of our favorite comic covers among the new releases. This week we had plenty to choose from! Check out our favorites below and be sure to post your favorites in the forums!

The variant cover to BEFORE WATCHMEN #4 by artist Ivan Reis is stunning. There is so much attention to detail in this one, incredibly striking image. The shadows covering Rorschach's face and shrouding the character in darkness are just perfect. The way the artist uses shadows to highlight the details in the character's coat and environment is truly stunning making this one a visually striking cover, indeed.

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The latest cover to FAIREST #13 is absolutely breathtaking, but it's hard to expect anything less from an artist like Adam Hughes. The image is innovative and captures a moment of sheer excitement. It's incredibly well done.

Sometimes a comic cover doesn't need to be incredibly detailed to be visually striking. That is the case with the cover to BLACKACRE #4, depicting a man's bloody arms in chains before a bright, white background. It's the kind of image that makes you look twice in part because of its simplicity and the message the artist Brian Churilla is trying to convey.

Artist Adi Granov's cover to AGE OF ULTRON #1 is incredible. The detail and the minimal use of colors makes this one heck of a picture. The perspective and line work in the image is incredibly pretty and make us look at this one twice.

ADVENTURE TIME FIONNA & CAKE #3 of 6 The sweet little cover by artist Natasha Allegri is lovely. The colors by Amanda Thomas are vibrant and the cover is just really, very pretty, capturing the tone of the issue and the ADVENTURE TIME universe perfectly.

Finally, the cover to WINTER SOLDIER #16 by Declan Shalvey is fantastic the way that it plays with perspective. The minimal colors and the simplicity of the image is fantastic. The abstractness is what made us take a second glance.

#1 Posted by longbowhunter (6719 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow, since when is Marko Djurdjevic doing work for Marvel again? I remember him leaving on rather bad terms.

#2 Posted by Stormbox (2001 posts) - - Show Bio

The variant cover for rorschach was clearly drawn by ivan reis

#3 Posted by Xwraith (15147 posts) - - Show Bio

The Fionna and Cake cover is adorable.

#4 Posted by fables87 (936 posts) - - Show Bio

FAIREST!

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#5 Posted by coolguyr99 (3019 posts) - - Show Bio

My favourite

#6 Posted by MeloDet (48 posts) - - Show Bio

I gotta go with this one.

#7 Posted by spinningbirdcake (1430 posts) - - Show Bio

That Age of Ultron variant is fantastic, and I could have gotten it at my LCS, but I decided to get this one instead:

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#8 Posted by The Mighty Monarch (2219 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah, that Rorschach variant was definitely drawn by Ivan Reis.

#9 Posted by Baberaham_Lincoln (921 posts) - - Show Bio

Yep it's reis' alright. I liked winter soldier's cover this week

#10 Posted by carnivalofsins00 (938 posts) - - Show Bio

That Blackacre cover is terrible.

#11 Posted by ColonelRunAway (369 posts) - - Show Bio
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#13 Posted by eldestrisk (630 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm not reading Before Watchmen and sometimes it hurts to look at those covers. Damn you temptation!

#14 Posted by SmashBrawler (5483 posts) - - Show Bio

I loved this cover.

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#15 Posted by saoakden (1017 posts) - - Show Bio

@MeloDet: That is an awesome cover.

#16 Posted by soumya (134 posts) - - Show Bio

@ColonelRunAway said:

Agreed

#17 Posted by Veshark (9058 posts) - - Show Bio

@longbowhunter said:

Wow, since when is Marko Djurdjevic doing work for Marvel again? I remember him leaving on rather bad terms.

I'm pretty sure that cover's by Adi Granov

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#18 Posted by Cavemold (1676 posts) - - Show Bio

@coolguyr99 said:

My favourite

#19 Posted by Krissyjump (104 posts) - - Show Bio

This was my favorite this week :)

#20 Posted by MANofSHAZAM (17 posts) - - Show Bio

The Fairest cover is by far the best. It's a series I haven't been reading but the Adam Hughes covers alone make me want to check it out.

#21 Posted by G-Man (30607 posts) - - Show Bio

@Veshark said:

@longbowhunter said:

Wow, since when is Marko Djurdjevic doing work for Marvel again? I remember him leaving on rather bad terms.

I'm pretty sure that cover's by Adi Granov

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Yes that was Adi Granov's cover. Djurdjevic did do this cover though:

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#22 Posted by nechiporukoleg (2 posts) - - Show Bio

LOL

#23 Posted by krexxxx4 (62 posts) - - Show Bio

The Winter Soldier cover this week was in my opinion one of the worst covers of the week...

#24 Posted by ptigrusmagus (481 posts) - - Show Bio

Green Arrow 18

#25 Posted by JamDamage (1108 posts) - - Show Bio

the covers posted by users are better then this weeks covers. Winter Soldier and Ultron a nice, but the other Ultron cover is way better. That Skottie Young cover is silly and I want to know what its from.

#26 Posted by JamDamage (1108 posts) - - Show Bio

@Krissyjump: this would make nice lithograph. It's just a pretty pretty cover

#27 Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus (6885 posts) - - Show Bio

The Age of Ultron cover wins for me since I've been on a Cyberman rush this weekend with Doctor Who. Awesomeness!

#28 Posted by Krissyjump (104 posts) - - Show Bio

@JamDamage said:

@Krissyjump: this would make nice lithograph. It's just a pretty pretty cover

It would! The entire Willow comic has had incredible covers. I also love the art inside too (I wasn't crazy about it on the first issue, but fell in love with it by issue 3).

#29 Posted by G_Money_Christmas (881 posts) - - Show Bio

@SmashBrawler said:

I loved this cover.

Agreed. I sadly dropped Animal Man from my pull list but I like this cover, Winter Soldier, and Superman.