Best Comic Book Covers:September 2011

Published on October 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 ELEPHANTMEN #35  Boo Cook.


ABE SAPIEN: THE DEVIL DOES NOT JEST #1 – Cover by  Dave Johnson
Buried in a demonologist’s basement is a deep, dark family secret, where horrific occult practices prove to be life threatening for Abe Sapien.


Vampire hunters Felicia Book and Cash McCogan escape the catacombs beneath the Nazi castle as things come crashing down around them.

They’ve escaped with the rumored vampire cure, but will it work?

AVENGERS CHILDREN’S CRUSADE #7 (OF 9) – Cover by Jim Cheung

IT’S THE AVENGERS VERSUS THE X-MEN – with the Young Avengers and X-Factor caught in the crossfire — as all four teams battle to determine who will hold the Scarlet Witch responsible for her crimes.

Plus, when the origin of the Scarlet Witch’s godlike powers – and the secret history of her murderous rampage in “Avengers: Disassembled” — are finally revealed, the truth creates a rift among the members of the Young Avengers that the team may not survive

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #1 – Cover by Ryan Sook

It’s the start of a new series spotlighting some of the DC Universes’s most exciting super heroes!

First up is Deadman, straight from the pages ofBRIGHTEST DAY, in a five-issue epic where the body-hopping hero meets his match in a new foe who wants to make sure the souls that Deadman helps out go straight to Hell!


DEATHSTROKE #1 – Cover by Simon Bisley

“Friends die, family disappoints, but a legacy… That lives forever.”

Slade Wilson is the best mercenary in the DCU, and he’s been doing this a long time. Some might say too long. But they’ll learn: Never turn your back on Deathstroke the Terminator. He won’t quit, no matter how high the stakes. Kyle Higgins (BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM) and Joe Bennett (TEEN TITANS) team up to bring you the finest in mayhem and gore.
ELEPHANTMEN #35 – Cover by Boo Cook

ENEMY SPECIES PART 2: The Drum at the Gate of Thunder

The sequel to WAR TOYS concludes as Yvette tracks down Hip, Ebony and Horn to exact her revenge.


MOON KNIGHT #5 – Cover by Alex Maleev

The new kingpin of L.A. has brought the fight to Moon Knight’s front door and now Marc Spector is going to return the favor. Moon Knight unleashes hell on the L.A. underworld in his race to uncover the kingpin’s secret identity!!

From the Eisner award-winning team that brought you DAREDEVIL and SCARLET

REED GUNTHER #4 – Cover By Chris Houghton


Reed and his trusty steed Sterling must fight their way through the wild, wild… East?

The out-of-place cowboy searches New York City for the monster-creating Idol and his missing friends while being pursued by the President’s best monster-fighting government agent!


SUPERBOY #1 – Cover by Eric Canete & Guy Major

They thought he was just an experiment – and a failed one at that! Grown from a combination of Kryptonian and human DNA, the Clone was no more than a set of data to the scientists of Project N.O.W.H.E.R.E. But when the scope of his stunning powers was revealed, he became a deadly weapon!

Now the question is: Can a clone develop a conscience?

VENOM #7 – Cover by Tony Moore & John Rauch


Project Rebirth has been infested – and Venom’s going under DEEP cover to start exterminating some bugs starting with Anti-Venom!Tom Fowler (AGE OF HEROES) and Rick Remender (X-FORCE) bring you all the heart-stopping action and heart-wrenching drama as this summer’s Spidey Crossover continues!

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

Simon Daoudi