A few weeks ago DC Comics revealed the cover art and details for their upcoming 1000th issue of ACTION COMICS, and today they revealed there will be seven different variant covers. The covers from some legendary artists including DAVE GIBBONS, Steve Rude, Michael Allred, Jim Steranko, and more will each feature their take on Superman as he appeared in different decades.
Cover art and more information is below courtesy of DC Comics.
ACTION COMICS #1000 VARIANT COVERS BY LEGENDARY COMIC BOOK ARTISTS
Covers to Reflect Different Eras of Superman’s 80-Year History
With ACTION COMICS speeding toward its landmark 1,000th issue on Superman’s 80th anniversary (April 18), DC today revealed a series of variant covers for this must-have issue, capturing the look and feel of the Man of Steel throughout different eras of his 80-year run.
Some of comics’ most prolific artists will be lending their considerable talents to celebrate Superman’s incredible impact on comics, literature and popular culture through these variant covers:
1930s by Steve Rude (FUTURE QUEST, FUTURE QUEST PRESENTS)
1940s by Michael Cho (BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE)
1950s by Dave Gibbons (WATCHMEN)
1960s by Michael Allred (BUG!: THE ADVENTURES OF FORAGER)
1970s by Jim Steranko
1990s by Dan Jurgens (ACTION COMICS) and Kevin Nowlan (HAWKMAN: FOUND)
2000s by Lee Bermejo (LUTHOR)
(Not Shown: 1980s cover by Joshua Middleton)