Best Comic Book Covers:June 2012

Published on July 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 Batwoman #10 by J.H. Williams III for more check out Did You Catch All That? June 2012.


BATMAN AND ROBIN #10 -Cover by Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray, & John Kalisz

  • Someone calls a meeting of the ROBINS, but who and why? And will the exiled and egotistical RED HOOD answer the call?
  • RED ROBIN learns of DAMIAN’S betrayal – but how long will the youngest ROBIN’S lack of discipline stand?
  • Many of Gotham City’s villains blame BATMAN for their downfall, but what happens when they stand together in a pact to bring the DARK KNIGHT down?

Batman:The Dark Knight #10 -Cover by David Finch & Richard Friend

Welcome new series writer GREGG HURWITZ!

  • Kicking off a major story pitting BATMAN against the most deadly version of the SCARECROW he’s ever seen!
  • This isn’t about fear…it’s about TERROR!


BATWOMAN #10 – Cover by J.H. Williams III

  • Ambushed by KILLER CROC!
  • The penultimate chapter of “TO DROWN THE WORLD” reveals the true nature of the villain BATWOMAN has been searching for all this time!

BEFORE WATCHMEN: SILK SPECTRE #1 (OF 4) – Cover by Amanda Conner

“Oh sweetie, you’re too young to hate. Wait until you’re older and the world gives you a good reason. Trust me, it won’t let you down.”

Plus: Don’t miss the CRIMSON CORSAIR backup story by writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS!


G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO #179Cover by SL Gallant, Gary Erskine, & J. Brown


The Blue Ninja Clan begins its final assualt on Cobra’s homebase, and Cobra Commander, Baroness, Snake Eyes, Duke, Scarlett and Stalker are all caught in the fray! This is the explosive conclusion to the Blue Ninja saga that you’ve all been waiting for.

Things will never be the same for G.I. Joe and Cobra after G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #179, don’t miss it!

JOHN CARTER: THE GODS OF MARS #4 (OF 5) – Cover by Julian Totino Tedesco

  • The epic Edgar Rice Burroughs adaptation continues!
  • John Carter continues to battle gods and men—but he’s about to face another obstacle he may not be able to fight his way out of!
  • Will John be able save his lost love Dejah Thoris and escape the treacherous Valley of Death?
  • The very talented Sam Humphries and Ramon Perez bring you a John Carter adventure that has fans raving!


MARS ATTACKS #1 – Cover by Wally Wood

The invasion begins! The first stories of an all-new MARS ATTACKS universe are here, bringing outrageous action and dark humor to the comics page.

Eisner-winning writer John Layman (Chew) is joined by Eisner-winning artist John McCrea (Hitman) to sound the alarm.

SPAWN #220 – Cover by Todd McFarlane


Celebrate SPAWN’s 20th Anniversary with this special landmark release.

Jim Downing has long been a man lost – confused by his missing past, hounded at every turn and manipulated by forces beyond his control.

No longer.

With his past finally coming into focus and a full understanding of the man he once was just out of reach, Jim embraces the full might of his horrific hell-born powers to piece together a mystery that has ties to the very core of the Spawn universe.

Old enemies will return. New dangers will emerge. And events woven within the complex fabric of Spawn’s rich mythology will begin to coalesce.

What happens from this point forward has been 20 YEARS IN THE MAKING!


THE INCREDIBLE HULK #10Cover by Shane Davis & Mark Morales

  • Hulk continues to STAY ANGRY in Jason Aaron’s highly anticipated new story arc!
  • To do so, the green goliath picks some fights… on the ocean floor and in space!!!

UNCANNY X-FORCE #26 – Cover by Jerome Opeña

  • Meet the Omegas and watch them destroy Wolverine, AOA-Nightcrawler and Deadpool!
  • Psylocke goes to the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning to visit Angel, but she finds something she was not expecting.
  • The new Brotherhood of Evil Mutants kicks their plan into high gear!

There you go! Some of the best covers of June, 2012. Remember,the first day of the month I will be posting some of my favorite covers of the past month.

Simon Daoudi