Image Comics Unveils “8” April Fool’s Day Variant Covers For 25th Anniversary

The fine folks at Image Comics continue to deliver some truly interesting things in honor of the companies 25th Anniversary. We’ve seen some $.25 cent issues and some other variants that paid homage to the founding titles. This April we are going to find some fooling around taking place as they introduce “11” April Fool’s Day covers. These are “8” of them.

The Press Release:
Image Comics is pleased to reveal the first eight of 11 variants planned for April’s 25th anniversary theme month—can you guess the month’s theme? APRIL FOOLS! Image Comics’ creators are unleashed all month long to prank fans with these covers—they’ll make comics readers do a double-take every Wednesday. Each month of Image’s 25th year will boast a theme for special anniversary variants. The following covers are sure to get comic fans and collectors talking.

Available in stores on Wednesday, April 5th:

ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN #1 by Kyle Starks, cover by Kyle Starks

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“Rock Candy Mountain” #1 April Fool’s Variant

SONS OF THE DEVIL #11 by Brian Buccellato & Toni Infante, cover by Toni Infante

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“Sons Of The Devil” #11 April Fool’s Variant


Available in stores on Wednesday, April 12th:

SPAWN #272 cover by Todd McFarlane

Available in stores on Wednesday, April 19th:

BLACK SCIENCE #29 by Rick Remender and Matteo Scalera, cover by Rafael Albuquerque

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“Black Science” #29 April Fool’s Variant

CURSE WORDS #4 by Charles Soule and Ryan Browne, cover by Ryan Browne

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“Curse Words” #4 April Fool’s Variant

EAST OF WEST #33 by Jonathan Hickman & Nick Dragotta, cover by Nick Dragotta

THE FIX #9 by Nick Spencer & Steve Lieber, cover by Steve Lieber

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“The Fix” #9 April Fool’s Variant

I HATE FAIRYLAND #12 by Skottie Young, cover by Skottie Young

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“I Hate Fairyland” #12 April Fool’s Variant

INVINCIBLE #135 by Robert Kirkman & Ryan Ottley, cover by Ryan Ottley

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“Invincible” #135 April Fool’s Variant

PLASTIC #1 by Doug Wagner, cover by Daniel Hillyard

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“Plastic” #1 April Fool’s Variant

Available in stores on Wednesday, April 26th:

SAVAGE DRAGON #223 by Erik Larsen, cover by Jock

PiercingMetal Thoughts: Hey I love a good variant cover every now and again so these are surely interesting. Alas I’m saddened that they didn’t choose to unveil the cover of “Spawn” and “Savage Dragon” in this mix but if and when they decide to showcase them I will revisit this narrative. I have to say that I love the “Sons Of The Devil” cover that looks like one of The New 52 “Flash” covers and the “Plastic” one which reminded us of the long ago wedding of Spider-Man and Mary Jane Watson. What do you think of these covers my comic book loving friends? Are they something you are going to add to the weekly pull list? Let me know in the comments section below. Stay tuned for more coverage for the Image Comics 25th Anniversary.

Official Website: http://www.imagecomics.com

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