Image reveals first four Artist Appreciation variant covers

Image reveals first four Artist Appreciation variant covers

Image Comics is making March 2018 all about Artist Appreciation, honoring some of the magicians who make scripts into works of art, with special variant covers featuring the artists’ work unobscured by trade dress. The back covers for these special editions include  quotes from the titles’ authors, praising their collaborators for what they bring to these books. Here’s the official release from Image, and be sure to check out the first four covers in the gallery below:

PORTLAND, OR, 03/01/2018 — Image Comics is pleased to reveal the first four of a series of virgin editions of highly anticipated new issues—INFIDEL #1 by Pornsak Pichetshote and Aaron Campbell, MOONSHINE #8 by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso, SAGA #50 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples, and GIDEON FALLS #1 by Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino—each of which will feature back cover quotes from the writers on the importance of their collaborating artists.

The front covers of these variants will be without series logo, Image logo, issue number, or price.

GIDEON FALLS #1 by Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino will be available on Wednesday, March 7th.

INFIDEL #1 by Pornsak Pichetshote and Aaron Campbell will be available on Wednesday, March 14th.

MOONSHINE #8 by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso will be available on Wednesday, March 21st.

SAGA #50 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (Diamond Code JAN188081) will be available on Wednesday, March 28th. The final order cutoff deadline for retailers is Monday, March 5th.

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