All of DC's Pride-Themed Variant Covers Revealed!
DC Debuts Blood Syndicate: Season One #2's Pride Variant by Mateus Manhanini
and Robin #15's Pride Variant by Lynne Yoshii!
DC’s 2022 Pride celebration will be available at your local comics shop, bookstore, library, and beyond this June with more stories, more characters, and more pride than ever. In addition to DC Pride 2022, a new 100+ page Prestige format annual anthology comic, in the coming months DC will also publish a new young adult graphic novel, launch three new comic book series, publish a new Tim Drake special, feature DC Pride variant covers on multiple series, deliver a new slate of books to readers everywhere, and turn a spotlight (the Bat-Signal, too!) on the World’s Greatest Super Heroes. Check out a preview of DC Pride 2022 here!
Throughout DC’s line of monthly comics, DC’s 2022 Pride-themed variant covers will feature many of DC's leading LGBTQIA+ characters, including Jon Kent, Nubia, Jackson Hyde, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, Tim Drake and more. Today, DC reveals Blood Syndicate: Season One #2's Pride Variant by Mateus Manhanini and Robin #15's Pride Variant by Lynne Yoshii! More information about Blood Syndicate: Season One can be found here. The new Milestone series launches May 10.
Previously revealed covers are by Amy Reeder (Batman #124), David Talaski (Superman: Son of Kal-El #12), Derek Charm (Action Comics #1044), Joe Phillips (Aquamen #5), Kevin Wada (Nubia: Queen of the Amazons #1), Kris Anka (Poison Ivy #1), Nick Robles (Nightwing #93), Nicole Goux (Wonder Woman #788), Olivier Coipel (Harley Quinn #16), and Stephen Byrne (Multiversity: Teen Justice #1).
Fans can celebrate DC Pride and read comics featuring DC’s LGBTQIA+ characters year-round by visiting the DC UNIVERSE PRIDE hub page on DC UNIVERSE INFINITE, DC’s premium digital comic book service. New titles are added every month, and a selection of free-to-read titles will be featured for registered users during Pride! The first four issues of Superman: Son of Kal-El are available now for subscribers, with the groundbreaking big issue featuring Jon Kent and Jay Nakamura—Superman: Son of Kal-El #5—arriving on DC UNIVERSE INFINITE soon!
DC is proud to be working in partnership with LGBTQIA+ organizations such as PFLAG National, The Trevor Project, Family Equality, Human Rights Campaign, Athlete Ally, Mermaids(UK), Inside Out (Canada), and more, to celebrate Pride in 2022. Through paneling, events, advertising, outreach and more, these partnerships help to create a more inclusive and compassionate culture for all Super Hero fans and provide resources for readers looking to learn more about these nonprofit organizations.
Stay tuned for more Pride announcements from DC and WarnerMedia between now and June!