Written by Jude Terror
on Saturday, May 17 2014 and posted in News with Benefits
DC will bring together the worst parts of comics and social media for their August variant cover gimmick.
Another month, another gratuitous variant cover gimmick from a major comic publisher. What's DC Comics have planned for August, following up on July's Bombshells gimmick?
That's right. Selfie variants. There's no images available yet, though there should be solicitations coming soon. Right now, all we've got is a list of the comics that will be getting Selfie Variants, which is, of course, a CBR EXCLUSIVE, because comics journalism always tastes the most delicious when served with a heaping side of sleazy payola relationship between website and publisher.
What's that, you say? Not even CBR would act like "DC Universe Selfie Variants" isn't the dumbest idea ever? Oh, reader. You have so much to learn:
Batman showing off his abs in front of a bathroom mirror? Superman and Wonder Woman enjoying mimosas at brunch? The Justice League gathering for a star-studded Ellen DeGeneres at the Oscars-esque group selfie? Aquaman showing off his sandy feet to brag that he's at the beach? Snapper Carr Snapchatting? It's an exciting time for the selfie-loving superhero fan.
An exciting time indeed. So yeah. Get ready for your favorite DC Comics superheroes to celebrate the most vapid and self-centered aspect of social media culture in the following books this Summer:
"Action Comics" #34
"Batman and Robin" #34
"Detective Comics" #34
"Earth 2" #26
"The Flash" #34
"Harley Quinn" #9
"Green Lantern" #34
"Green Lantern Corps" #34
"Justice League" #34
"Justice League Dark" #34
"Justice League United" #4
"Teen Titans" #2
"Superman/Wonder Woman" #11
"Wonder Woman" #34
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About the Author - Jude Terror
Jude Terror is the Webmaster Supreme of The Outhouse and a sarcastic ace reporter dedicated to delivering irreverent comics and entertainment news to The Outhouse's dozens of loyal readers. Driven by a quest for vengeance, Jude Terror taught himself to program and joined The Outhouse. He instantly began working toward his goal of forcing the internet comics community to take itself less seriously and failing miserably. A certified trash eater ruining the pristine field of comics journalism with his sarcasm and goofiness, Jude Terror is secretly friendly and congenial, so if you've got a complaint, why not just bring it up to him instead of subtweeting like a jackass, jackass? You can find him on Twitter or try your luck with an email, but keep in mind that he is notoriously unreliable and may not get back to you right away. Unless you want to send him free stuff, in which case he'll get back to you immediately.
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