Best Comic Book Covers:August 2011

Published on September 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 Batman and Robin #26Cover by Chris Burnhan.

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AMERICAN VAMPIRE SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST 3 (OF 5) – Cover by Sean Murphy
The search for the vampire cure takes Cash and Felicia to the catacombs beneath an ancient castle where they find a shocking secret!

BATMAN AND ROBIN #26 – Cover by Chris Burnhan

Le Jardin Noir – France’s very own Arkham Asylum – falls under siege!

Someone has freed the lunatics, and unless they can be stopped, they’ll turn Paris into a surreal Hell on Earth! Batman and Robin join Nightrunner in a mind-bending battle with the strangest lineup of villains this side of Bizarro World.

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DAKEN DARK  WOLVERINE  #13 – Cover by Giuseppe Camuncoli & Frank Martin

Who is the Kingpin of the City of Angels?

Daken and Moon Knight are both asking themselves that exact question, so it’s only a matter of time before they run into each other…but will it be as friend or foe? People get crazy under a full moon.

DETECTIVE COMICS881 – Cover by JOCK
This is it – the finale so twisted, so shocking we can’t even begin to give away details here! Be there for the extra-sized conclusion of the acclaimed run by Scott Snyder, Jock and Francesco Francavilla.

DETECTIVE COMICS #881 is the issue everyone will be talking about. Believe it.

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JUSTICE  SOCIETY OF AMERICA  #54 Cover by Darwyn Cooke DARWYN COOKE

The JSA has unlocked the doors of the mysterious city underneath Monument Point – but what was hidden inside? And will Lightning and Mister Terrific return in time to help the JSA, JSA ALL-STARS and their allies protect Monument Point from being destroyed again?

JUSTICE  LEAGUE #1 – Cover by Jim Lee

In a universe where super heroes are strange and new, Batman has discovered a dark evil that requires him to unite the World Greatest Heroes!

Comics superstars Geoff Johns and Jim Lee make history!

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PUNISHER MAX #16Cover by Dave Johnson

Locked in solitary confinement with a prison riot raging around him, the Punisher is closer to death than ever before. But first he must face the ghosts of his past and relive the worst day of his life. What were the Punisher’s final words to his family before they were ripped from him in a hail of bullets?

TEEN TITANS  #100 – Cover by Nicola Scott

In the bonus-sized 100th issue of TEEN TITANS, It’s all-out war as Titans old and new come together to face the greatest threat to their existence. Can anyone stop Superboy Prime from destroying everything the team stands for?

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UNWRITTEN #28Cover by Yuko Shimizu

While the cabal continue their seemingly motiveless murder spree, Tom researches his father’s journals to uncover the secret connections between Wilson Taylor and his deadliest enemy, Pullman – as well as a hint at an eighty-year-old atrocity that could be a clue to Tom’s own nature and origins!

VENOM  #6 – Cover by Tony Moore & John Rauch

Flash Thompson is dropped into Ground Zero of the Infestation – but will he lose control of his emotions (and the Venom Symbiote) when his own father lies dying in the hospital? Tom Fowler (AGE OF HEROES) joins Rick Remender (X-FORCE) for part one of Venom’s foray into Spider-Manhattan!

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