The best comic book covers of the week – 25 September 2018

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Another week, another batch of comics! And another chance for me to sell you on what I’m currently reading. While I got a start in comic book enthusiasm at a young age with everything from Baby Huey to Superman, I still have a very soft spot for one of the finest exports to ever hail from  the United Kingdom: 2000AD.

Back when comic books were still experiencing a boom from the usual capes ‘n tights escapades, 2000AD was making an effort to provide stories that were light years ahead of the established competition. You had stalwarts such as Judge Dredd, Strontium Dog and Nikolai Dante, but you also had these amazingly experimental adventures between them. Alan Moore’s Chrono Cops, the gritty hard edge of Button Man and the Bendatti Vendetta just to name a few.

The fact that these stories were available weekly in perfect bite-sized chunks of zarjazz entertainment for a steal of a price, made 2000AD well worth the investment. These days, I’ve got a digital subscription for my weekly dose of thrill power, which suits me just fine because as much as I’d like to, I just don’t the space to house several thousand issues.

So if you’re looking for some uniquely British storytelling that combines crazy twists with stellar art, 2000AD is still blazing a path forward in the comic book medium. With that being said, let’s move on to the main event and see some of the best comic book covers of the week!

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The Flash #55 by Scott Kolins

The Flash #55

Detective Comics #989 by Mark Brooks

Detective Comics #989

The Amazing Spider-Man #6 by Mike Mayhew

The Amazing Spider-Man #6

Heroes in Crisis #1 by Francesco Mattina

Heroes in Crisis #1

Batman Beyond #24 by Dave Johnson

Batman Beyond #24

Justice League Odyssey #1 by Stjepan Sejic

Justice League Odyssey #1

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #31 by Jamal Campbell

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #31

Moon Knight #199 by Becky Cloonan

Moon Knight #199

Spider-Geddon #0 by Clayton Crain

Spider-Geddon #0

Rick and Morty #42 by Hamish Steele

Rick and Morty #42

Wayward #29 by Steven Cummings

Wayward #29

X-O Manowar #19 by Alan Quah

X-O Manowar #19

Invader Zim #35 by Fred Stresing

Invader Zim #35

Stranger Things #1 by Clayton Crain

Stranger Things #1

Bone Parish #3 by Lee Garbett

Bone Parish #3

Beyonders #2 by Wesley St. Claire

Beyonders #2

Hillbilly: Red-Eyed Witchery From Beyond! #2 by Eric Powell

Hillbilly Red-Eyed Witchery From Beyond! #2

Tank Girl: All Stars #4 by Brett Parson

Tank Girl All Stars #4

Fearscape #1 by Ariela Kristantina

Fearscape #1

Deep Roots #5 by Dani Strips

Deep Roots #5

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Last Updated: September 25, 2018

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