DC is returning again to a fan-favorite custom this summer season. On Friday, as a part of the writer’s June 2023 solicitations, it was revealed that DC will likely be launching quite a few swimsuit variant covers. These covers will likely be open to order for quite a few points publishing in June, and can showcase the varied heroes and villains of the universe of their swimwear of alternative. That is the second yr in a row that DC has completed swimsuit covers, after launching them in August of 2022.
The concept of superheroes in swimsuits partially stems from the Marvel Swimsuit Specials of the Nineteen Nineties, which have been a collection of annuals that showcased the writer’s characters in swimwear and have been modeled after the Sports activities Illustrated Swimsuit Specials of the identical period. Lately, because the array of comedian characters and comedian creators has grown extra various, there was a renewed fervor to see the idea introduced again, with followers and even creators unofficially contributing artwork on-line in the summertime of 2018. The subsequent yr, Marvel introduced a more moderen Summer time Particular, nevertheless it was cancelled previous to its launch.
The books that will likely be taking part within the June 2023 swimsuit variant covers are:
- Sweeney Boo for Poison Ivy #13
- Terry and Rachel Dodson for Catwoman #56
- Joe Quinones for Titans #2 variant
- Michael Allred for Marvel Girl #800
- Pete Woods for Detective Comics #1073
- Babs Tarr for Batman/Superman: World’s Best #16
- Otto Schmidt for Motion Comics #1056
Hold scrolling to take a look at the swimsuit variant covers, and share your ideas with us within the feedback beneath!
Catwoman #56 Variant by Terry and Rachel Dodson
Detective Comics #1073 by Pete Woods
Batman / Superman: World’s Best #16 by Babs Tarr
Titans #2 by Joe Quinones
Poison Ivy #13 by Sweeney Boo
Marvel Girl #800 by Michael Allred
Motion Comics #1056 by Otto Schmidt
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