Best Comic Book Covers:December 2011

Published on January 1st, 2012

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 Captain America and Bucky #625 – Cover by Francesco Francavilla

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BATMAN AND ROBIN #4 – Cover by Patrick Gleason

Batman and Robin are at the mercy of NoBody as he forces them to embrace a new way to battle crime and injustice. But Batman has other ideas!
Plus: Don’t miss the origin of NoBody!

BLACK PANTHER THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN ALIVE! #526 –  Cover by Francesco Francavilla

The war with the Kingpin heats up – with two issues hitting this month!

Lady Bullseye and Typhoid Mary are out to kill T’Challa…time to call in Falcon and Luke Cage! The former King of Wakanda and the former Kingpin of crime wage in a deadly game, with the Panther’s homeland as the prize!

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CAPTAIN AMERICA & BUCKY #625 – Cover by Francesco Francavilla

• The original Human Torch guest-stars as Captain America teams up with Bucky in the present day… for the first time?!
• Rising stars James Asmus and Francesco Francavilla join Eisner award winner Ed Brubaker for a rollicking adventure into the future of the star-spangled Avenger’s past!
• Brand new arc! Easy jumping on point!

FABLES #112 – Cover by Joao Ruas

Don’t miss the special holiday issue – and because you’ve been good all year, it’s even got extra story pages!
Christmas is here, and we know this holiday isn’t always jolly for our favorite Fables. In this issue we get a glimpse into the future fates of our wild and dear Rose Red.

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FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #4 -Cover by J.G. Jones

“Monster Planet” comes to its world-shattering conclusion as Frankenstein and Nina take on the massive Sea Monster, while Lady Frankenstein and the rest of the Creature Commandos go head to head with the colossal Ogre Titan.

Plus: Don’t miss the debut of the G.I. Robot Squadron and the new War Wheel!

SECRET AVENGERS #20 – Cover by John Cassaday

The Secret Avengers are all dead save for the Black Widow.
The world’s greatest secret agent finds herself one year in the past, on the most secret mission of all: saving her team, and saving the world, without letting anyone see her… especially her team.

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SUPERGIRL #4 – Cover by Mahmud Asrar

Trapped and powerless aboard a space station, Supergirl is at the mercy of an ingenious new foe who wants to learn everything there is to know about her. But Supergirl is more than just her powers, and she’ll soon show this foe – and all of Earth – what’s she truly capable of!

Plus, more on the Girl of Steel’s mysterious origin!

SWAMP THING #4 – Cover by Yanick Paquette

All across the world, those with a primal connection to the forces of life and death can feel that something is very wrong. The war between The Green andThe Other has begun, and the knights of decay walk the Earth unchecked – but without Alec Holland, the Green has no champion strong enough to fight back!

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THE FLASH  #4 – Cover by Francis Manapul

As Central City remains dark from the recent EMP blast, The Fastest Man Alive remains in hot pursuit of the one who set it off: Mob Rule!
What does Mob Rule really want? Learn the rest of his origin right here!

UNCANNY X-FORCE #19 – Cover by Rafael Grampa

The aftermath of The Dark Angel Saga! A member lost! New members gained! An Avenger discovers the secret of X-Force!
Fantomex and Ultimaton must allow the world’s most powerful weapon to leave their care. Elizabeth Braddock must say goodbye to the man she loves. New friends must stand and make a suicide march.
Next generation superstar artist Robbi Rodriguez joins Rick Remender to break your heart.

There you go! Some of the best covers of December, 2011. Remember,the first day of the month I will be posting some of my favorite covers of the past month. Make sure to come back tomorrow to find out the top 5 covers of 2011.

Simon Daoudi
Simon@ComicImpact.com