Batman Is Breathtakingly Surreal In New Detective Comics Cover

Stunning art from Batman’s new Detective Comics series is featured in an all-new cover for the second printing of issue #1062.

With a fresh creative team and a cover worthy of a framed canvas, Batman never looked more gothic than in the new cover of Detective comic #1062from the second impression, nor more like something from a beautiful nightmare.

Detective comics is one of DC Comics’ flagship titles – the “DC” publishing house is technically named after this long-running book. Batman himself debuted in Detective comics #27, and now the title primarily houses Batman stories in addition to other Gotham City characters. Detective comics #1062 sees the start of a new run on the title, with a new creative team to start: Ram V, Rafael Albuquerque, Dave Stewart, and Ariana Maher.

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New ‘Tech the team garnered a lot of attention and the first impression of their debut issue wore off. DC recently announced that Detective comics #1062 returns to press for a second printing, this time with a new cover by Julian Totino Tedesco. The cover is straight out of a surreal dream: Batman’s hood is cracked open and a big red bat flies away. All of this is rendered in Tedesco’s beautiful painted style, with the title of the final arc featured prominently: “Detective Comics presents Gotham Nocturne.



Detective Comics 1062 Second Printing

Seen that DC and this new Detective comics the creative team pitched the new Batman arc as a “Gothic Opera,“This cover by Tedesco is not only thematic for the book, but a work of art worthy of its own praise. The realistically rendered – but nightmarishly colored – bat flies out of Batman’s head and heads towards the reader as if that’s really what Batman is inside: no brains, no intellect, just a wild animal, something from Bruce Wayne’s own nightmares Tedesco’s painted style creates an antique effect , making the cover an homage to age-old opera posters. This cover is already a high-point for the new series, and the team is only in its first issue.


Detective comics #1062 is already in its second printing, and the accompanying new cover emphasizes the gothic, surreal new take on Batman and the atmosphere of Gotham as a whole. Julian Totino Tedesco’s cover deserves appreciation as well as a frame, but comic book readers and Batman fans are lucky to find his work at their local comic book stores. that this question of Detective comics received a second print demonstrates the power of the new creative team, and Tedesco’s jaw-dropping second print cover promises even more beauty to come.

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Check Detective comics #1062, available now from DC Comics, with the second print cover shown here available September 6th.

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