Best Comic Book Covers:November 2011

Published on December 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 Black Panther: The Most Dangerous Man Alive #525. by Francesco Francavilla.

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AVENGERS ORIGINS: ANT-MAN AND WASP #1 – Cover by Marko Djurdjevic

The scientist’s name is Hank Pym. The socialite’s is Janet Van Dyne. Both are haunted by personal tragedy and the burning need to…avenge!It’s insect love, Marvel-style, as we revisit the unlikely origin (and courtship) of the astonishing Ant-Man and the winsome Wasp!

AVENGERS ORIGINS: VISION #1 – Cover by Marko Djurdjevic

Is he man or machine? Created by the evil Ultron, The Vision was meant to be a terrifying weapon of destruction. But when tasked with destroying The Avengers, he must decide whether to follow his programming…or defy his creator. Witness the origin of The Avengers’ most mysterious member in this exciting one-shot! Written by Kyle Higgins & Alec Siegel with art by Stephane Perger.

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BLACK PANTHER: THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN ALIVE #525 -Cover by Francesco Francavilla

THE PANTHER VS. THE KINGPIN…THE BATTLE BEGINS!

With Daredevil out of Hell’s Kitchen, The Hand’s new leader makes his move for ultimate power. But why is Wilson Fisk targeting Wakandan citizens…and can T’Challa save the one woman who holds the key to unlocking the Kingpin’s plans from the deadly aim of Lady Bullseye and Typhoid Mary?

Ever since T’Challa agreed to take over for DD, you knew this war was coming…here it is!

FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #3 -Cover by J.G. Jones

Frankenstein and The Creature Commandos crash-land on the invading alien planetoid and all-out mayhem ensues, but nothing can prepare them for the coming of The Titans of Monster Planet!

And just when they thought things couldn’t get worse, Father Time receives a troubling message from his past.

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JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #3 -Cover by David Finch

With the appearance of four giant, alien Signalmen, the JLI must split up to investigate the mysterious cavern beneath each one. Will the individual teams be able to handle what hides in the dark?

Or will it be too late by the time the next phase comes into play

SECRET AVENGERS #19 -Cover by John Cassaday

RUN THE MISSION. DON’T GET SEEN. SAVE THE WORLD.

In the decadent and crumbling city of ANIANA, in the Eastern European country of SYMKARIA, a local drug lord is planning to sell something mysterious to the Shadow Council. The Secret Avengers cannot risk that, or an interception after the fact — they must get to the drug lord before the handover, and take whatever the goods are. Their covert mission uncovers something utterly unexpected, ancient and terrible and a threat to the entire world…

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SUPERBOY #3 -Cover by Eric Canete

When N.O.W.H.E.R.E. assigned Superboy to put down an alien prison riot, they couldn’t have suspected his powers would bring the entire prison down on top of him. Inside the wreckage, he’ll find a mysterious – and gorgeous – alien who could help him escape… but does she want to?

Meanwhile, Superboy’s handler, Rose Wilson, is about to discover that she is connected to the origin of her “assignment” in a way she never imagined!

SUPERGIRL #3 – Cover by Mahmud. Asrar

The ship that brought Supergirl to Earth – her one remaining link to Krypton – has been stolen! Can The Girl of Steel navigate a strange new planet to find it? And will she uncover the trap set by a deadly new villain in time to save herself?

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THE WALKING DEAD #91 – Cover by Charlie Adlard

Andrea still mourns for Dale.

UNCANNY X-FORCE #17 -Cover by Esad Ribic

The Dark Angel Saga: Part 7

Archangel is ascended. The betrayer has turned the tide. The World will be opened. Realities will clash. Life will be lost. Love shattered. Do not miss this or we will find you! The boss team of Rick Remender (Venom, Fear Agent), Jerome Opeña (Punisher, Fear Agent) and Dean White (Avengers, Amazing Spider-Man) are reunited to bring on the bad guys!

There you go! Some of the best covers of November, 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