Written by Jude Terror
on Thursday, December 12 2013 and posted in News with Benefits
Whatever happened, Miller's Cover to the landmark Detective Comics #27 is back on... FOR NOW!
Source: Bleeding Cool
Bleeding Cool rumormonger and Hannah Means-Shannon's lapdog Rich Johnston reported yesterday that Frank Miller's cover to Detective Comics #27 has been canceled by DC Comics. DC had originally brought in Miller, along with a whole buttload of other creators including Scott Snyder, Sean Murphy, Bryan Hitch, Peter J. Tomasi, Guillem March, Paul Dini, Dustin Nguyen, Gregg Hurwitz, Neal Adams, Jim Lee, Greg Capullo, Chris Burnham, Kelley Jones, Patrick Gleason, Mike Allred, John Layman and Jason Fabok, in order to make the issue, an anniversary of sorts for the original first appearance of Batman in the first volume of Detective Comics #27 in 1939, a special event. However, something was happening between DC and Miller, since Miller's cover was canceled with little to no time for retailers to make adjustments.
We didn't bother reaching out to either DC or Miller for answers, because let's face it, they wouldn't give us any. However, we were able to obtain a draft copy of the cover Miller was planning on submitting:
Hmmm. We have no idea why they wouldn't want to publish that.
In any case, it seems that DC changed their minds, as Johnston reported this morning that the cover was back on, though he could only speculate as to why. Was the whole thing just a figment of his imagination? Here's the new cover:
Stay tuned to The Outhouse for updates on this story, which we'll report as soon as Uncle Rich stops slacking and finds some more details.
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About the Author - Jude Terror
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