BURBANK, CA – (March 13, 2019) – The anticipation is building for the landmark 1,000th issue of DETECTIVE COMICS, the title that literally defines DC. DC and participating comic book shops will continue to build on the excitement with the release of exclusive retailer variant covers for this must-have issue. The 96-page, $9.99 issue is stacked with an all-star collection of top writers and artists from Batman’s history celebrating the Dark Knight in a collection of standalone short stories, plus the first chapter of “Medieval,” a new story arc by the team of writer Peter J. Tomasi and artist Doug Mahnke, introducing a new version of the Arkham Knight to DC Comics canon.

To celebrate this historic release, some of the hottest artists in comics are honoring Batman and DETECTIVE COMICS by designing and illustrating exclusive variant covers for this milestone issue, available at select retailers while supplies last. These unique covers will feature beautifully rendered illustrations from artists such as Jim Lee, Dan Jurgens, Riccardo Federici, Tony S. Daniel, Brian Bolland and more.

Here’s the list of participating retailers and artists providing exclusive covers. Make sure to contact them to see what they have in stock!

Neal Adams Neal Adams Store

Jay Anacleto Unknown Comics

Kaare Andrews Third Eye Comics

Lee Bermejo Midtown Comics

Brian Bolland Forbidden Planet

Clayton Crain Scorpion Comics

Tony S. Daniel Comic Stop

Gabriele Dell’Otto Bulletproof Comix

Jason Fabok Yesteryear Comics

Riccardo Federici ComicXposure

Patrick Gleason/Alejandro Sanchez Newbury Comics

Adam Hughes Frankie’s Comics

Dan Jurgens/Kevin Nowlan Dynamic Forces

JeeHyung Lee Frankie’s Comics

Stanley “Artgerm” Lau Artgerm Collectibles

Jim Lee Album ComicsBedrock City Comic CompanyGraham Crackers ComicsTorpedo Comics

Mike Lilly/Wayne FaucherComics Vault

Warren Louw KRS Comics

Doug Mahnke Planet Comicon Kansas City

Francesco Mattina Midtown Comics

Mike Mayhew Comic Mint

Stewart McKenney Comics Etc.

Dawn McTeigue Comics Elite

Rodolfo Migliari Buy Me Toys

Lucio Parrillo Scorpion Comics

Alex Ross Alex Ross Art

Natali Sanders KRS Comics

Nicola Scott Kings Comics

Bill Sienkiewicz Bill Sienkiewicz Art

Mico Suayan Unknown Comics