Best Comic Book Covers:October 2011

Published on November 1st, 2011

It is that time of the month, when you pay your rent and your phone bill, but it is also the time to look back at some of the best covers from that past month. My favorite was American Vampire: Survival of the Fittest #5 by Sean Murphy  for more check out Episode 230 of the Pick of The Week

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AMERICAN VAMPIRE: SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST #5 (OF 5) – Cover by Sean Murphy

Vampire hunter Felicia Book must make a horrible choice that will change her life and the world of vampires forever. Be here for the concluding chapter that will have a huge impact on AMERICAN VAMPIRE!

B.P.R.D. HELL ON EARTH: RUSSIA #2 – Cover By Dave Johnson

In the vault of the Russian Occult Bureau’s headquarters is a man chained down and heavily monitored. When Kate and Johann are brought in for assistance, the zombie director of the Russian bureau pits them against the possessed prisoner!

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CASANOVA: AVARITIA #2 (OF 4) -Cover by Gabriel Ba

The true identity of megasuperdupervillain NEWMAN XENO is now known to Casanova Quinn and E.M.P.I.R.E. – which means our man Casanova is now a pan-dimensional killer with one target hiding in an infinitely complex sprawl of realities. But what if something happened?

THIS ISSUE: SOMETHING HAPPENS! THIRTY-TWO ALL-NEW FULL-COLOR PAGES! PRE-ORDER THIS BOOK! If your retailer can’t read your mind, you can’t read CASANOVA! And why would you want THAT? IT WOULD BE AWFUL.

DAREDEVIL #5 – Cover by Marcos Martin

THE DEATH DEFYING DEBUT OF MARCOS MARTIN!

One honest man — just one — exists in the vast criminal corporation known as Roxxon Oil, and Daredevil has to find him before a nightmarish disaster claims the entire Eastern Seaboard! Can DD get to him in time–or will this issue’s surprise villain get to him first?

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DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #2 – Cover by Ryan Sook

Ever since he died and became Deadman, Boston Brand has served the deity known as Rama Kushna, inhabiting bodies to complete missions that she dictates. But for the first time, Deadman may have a clue how to gain some control over his “life.” But the cost may be the souls of the bodies he inhabits!

FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #2 – Cover by J.G. Jones

It’s all-out war as Frankenstein and his new field team, The Creature Commandos, uncover an age-old conspiracy at the heart of Bone Lake – one that will see them suit up as the world’s first “Necronauts,” traveling between worlds and through “dead space,” toward the mysterious Monster Planet.

Meanwhile, the horrifying origins of the Commandos are revealed – and the S.O.M.B.I.E. makes its first appearance!

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LEGION OF MONSTERS #1 (OF 4) -Cover by Juan Doe

A monster adventure to scream over!

Elsa Bloodstone hates monsters – and when the trail of a mysterious serial killer leads to their underground city, Elsa’s ready to kick some horrific butt. Morbius the Living Vampire, Werewolf by Night, the Living Mummy and the slithery Manphibian have news for her, though; the monsters are innocent, and the real killer is out there…a creature so terrifying and vicious that even monsters are scared to death! Elsa Bloodstone and the Legion of Monsters are on the case!

MEN OF WAR #2 – Cover by Viktor Kalvachev

In the split second after a heavy-weapons blast the air goes silent and still, just as it does in the ghostly realm of Circe. How will Rock and his team of men – battle-hardened, but still human – survive a villainess who can walk on the very wind?

Plus, Navy Seals Ice and Tracker go where no boots are on the ground, but when their mission is compromised, how will they tell friend from foe?

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MOON KNIGHT #6 – Cover by Alex Maleev

Moon Knight gets one step closer to the kingpin of Los Angeles and uses Ultron as bait. But in doing so he may have unleashed a hell the West Coast cannot survive. Another blistering chapter from the Eisner award-winning team that brought you DAREDEVIL and HALO!

PUNISHER MAX #18 -Cover by Dave Johnson

The Punisher is at his lowest point.

Homeless, penniless, gun-less. But none of this changes the fact that he’s got his sights aimed squarely on the most powerful man in the country: the Kingpin of Crime. Fearing for his life and paranoid, the Kingpin brings in a new bodyguard, the best money can buy: a hard-as-nails woman going by the name of Elektra.

There you go! Some of the best covers of October, 2011. Remember,the first day of the month I will be posting some of my favorite covers of the past month.

Simon Daoudi
Simon@ComicImpact.com