Best Comic Covers of the Week: 9/28/12

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It's Friday which means it's time to list off some of our favorite covers from this week's new comics releases!

Not everyone is the biggest fan of the romance that is blossoming in JUSTICE LEAGUE, but regardless what you might think of the relationship between Superman and Wonder Woman, you can't deny that the reprint for the JUSTICE LEAGUE #12 cover by Jim Lee is really pretty. We loved the image so much we simply had to post it in our best covers post.

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For as long as I can remember one of my favorite comic book series has been MOUSE GUARD, by David Petersen. Not only are the characters in Petersen's stories memorable, but they are always beautifully illustrated. The cover to MOUSE GUARD: THE BLACK AXE #6 is no exception. The cover to the final issue in the miniseries is stunning.

I don't know what it is about the cover to ELRIC: THE BALANCE LOST #12 that I love so much but I think that it's really stunning. The incredible cover by Francesco Mattina looks more like a creepy, gothic painting than it does the cover of a comic book. I also really love the fact that so few colors are used in the picture. Lot's of darkness and shadow highlighted with just a touch of red.

Artist Jae Lee's gorgeous to BEFORE WATCHMEN: OZYMANDIAS #3 is on of the best looking covers of this week's new releases, and you don't even have to be a fan of The Comedian to appreciate it. The artist uses an interesting angle, showcasing the character with his gun pointed downwards. It's definitely unique, and is one of the reasons why we liked it so much.

Rebekah Isaacs' cover for ANGEL AND FATH #14 is really adorable. The artist took a bit of inspiration from The Wizard of Oz and applied characteristics from the classic story to some Buffyverse characters. The result is a sweet cover with gorgeous colors.

These are some of our favorite covers from this week, what are some of yours? Post them in the comments below!

#1 Posted by ahgunsillyo (113 posts) - - Show Bio

@Babs said:

you can't deny that the reprint for the JUSTICE LEAGUE #12 cover by Jim Lee isn't really pretty.

That double negative there reads like you're saying that the cover isn't really pretty. It should say "you can't deny that the reprint for the JUSTICE LEAGUE #12 cover by Jim Lee is really pretty."

#2 Posted by haydenclaireheroes (7561 posts) - - Show Bio

The Angel and Faith cover is great!

#3 Posted by Necrotic_Lycanthrope (2388 posts) - - Show Bio

That Toto dragon's irresistibly cute!

#4 Posted by warpgirl (52 posts) - - Show Bio

The Elric cover is very reminiscent of the Michael Whelan covers of the Elric paperbacks.

#5 Posted by MatKrenz (1197 posts) - - Show Bio

As much as the the variant cover to Angel & Faith was cool I gotta say that the A cover was way cooler.

#6 Posted by Psycho_Soldier (125 posts) - - Show Bio

well, with 0 month done we wil start to get more DC covers here next week

#7 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (35130 posts) - - Show Bio

I love Elric and all the covers are great

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#8 Posted by The_Peter_Cosmic (401 posts) - - Show Bio

Lol, first comment goes to the grammar nazi.

#9 Posted by Miss_Garrick (1757 posts) - - Show Bio

Mouseguard is so cute!

#10 Posted by Queso6p4 (1465 posts) - - Show Bio

Too bad the Elric series hasn't been very good. It has had some awesome covers though. Why so few this week?

#11 Posted by The Stegman (26062 posts) - - Show Bio

Angel, get on down, get on down the road!

#12 Posted by feebadger (1445 posts) - - Show Bio

Elric... WOW!

#13 Posted by MizariSeth (33 posts) - - Show Bio

I like Justice League's cover, and dat Mouse Guard cover!! xD

#14 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (8079 posts) - - Show Bio

WOlverine and the Xmen, and Punisher#16 Cover were great

#15 Posted by McKlayn (1121 posts) - - Show Bio

@ahgunsillyo said:

@Babs said:

you can't deny that the reprint for the JUSTICE LEAGUE #12 cover by Jim Lee isn't really pretty.

That double negative there reads like you're saying that the cover isn't really pretty. It should say "you can't deny that the reprint for the JUSTICE LEAGUE #12 cover by Jim Lee is really pretty."

really dude? I think most of understood what she meant, that is just a douche thing to point out.

#16 Posted by devourerofworlds (36 posts) - - Show Bio

Picked up Mouse Guard a couple years ago when I was in a book store. Glad to see its still doing its thing. I find the art is extremely captivating, almost poetic

#17 Posted by Decept-O (7294 posts) - - Show Bio

The Elric cover is indeed beautiful.

#18 Posted by ahgunsillyo (113 posts) - - Show Bio

@McKlayn said:

@ahgunsillyo said:

@Babs said:

you can't deny that the reprint for the JUSTICE LEAGUE #12 cover by Jim Lee isn't really pretty.

That double negative there reads like you're saying that the cover isn't really pretty. It should say "you can't deny that the reprint for the JUSTICE LEAGUE #12 cover by Jim Lee is really pretty."

really dude? I think most of understood what she meant, that is just a douche thing to point out.

I apologize if it came off as douchey; that was not my intention. I, too, understood what it meant, but the original wording still confused me when I read it, so I figured I'd point it out. It's fixed now, though, so everything is hunky-dory.

#19 Posted by Tony_Shark (489 posts) - - Show Bio

I hardly see any Marvel covers here :/ I think the Ultimates #16 was pretty awesome

#20 Posted by Cavemold (1684 posts) - - Show Bio

Good covers all around

#21 Posted by LordRequiem (1323 posts) - - Show Bio

Really like that Elric cover.

#22 Posted by bloggerboy (634 posts) - - Show Bio

Justice League and Elric look great.

#23 Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus (6836 posts) - - Show Bio

Justice League #12 second printing and Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #3 cover are simply awesome...Jim Lee and Jae Lee rule.

#24 Posted by ravisher (695 posts) - - Show Bio

i like them mice

#25 Posted by sourcebreaker (39 posts) - - Show Bio

the angle for the comedian cover is epic!

#26 Posted by Scott757 (55 posts) - - Show Bio

@sourcebreaker: Actually its Ozymandias

#27 Posted by FoxxFireArt (3404 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah, I'm no fan of the Wonder Woman & Superman couple. Partly because I think it's little else than a headlines grab on DC's part.

Other than that. That is a well drawn cover. For whatever reason, it keeps making me think of that INJUSTICE statue of Wonder Woman strangling Batman.

#28 Posted by Press Oblivion (1658 posts) - - Show Bio

These covers are all great!

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