DC Comics have announced their Superman Pride releases for 2022 and they did not disappoint!
Each year DC Comics release a plethora of content to celebrate Pride Month, that content includes exclusively themed variant covers, as well as brand new releases and comic specials. Whilst there are many more releases that have been announced and released, let’s take a look at the Superman content you can expect to see on shelves this year.
First of all we will be getting two exclusive variant covers in honour of Pride Month, the first is by David Talaski and is for Superman: Son Of Kal-El #12 and is set for release in June.
The second exclusively themed variant cover is by Derek Charm and is for Action Comics #1044, which is again set for release in June.
Not only are getting two exclusive covers, which are both gorgeous, we are also getting a DC Pride themed Anthology series titled DC Pride 2022. This is a prestige format 104-page comic which is set for release on 31st May. Here’s a look at the main cover for #1 by Phil Jimenez and Arif Prianto.
The issue will feature an introduction by Nicole Maines which includes a teaser for her upcoming DC Project. Here’s a full list of the DC Pride 2022 creative teams, and the characters they’re developing stories for:
- Alysia Yeoh and Batgirl by Jadzia Axelrod and Lynne Yoshii
- Aquaman/Jackson Hyde by Alyssa Wong and W. Scott Forbes
- Green Lantern/Jo Mullein by Tini Howard and Evan Cagle
- Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy by Dani Fernandez and Zoe Thorogood
- The Ray by Greg Lockard and Giulio Macaione
- Superman/Jon Kent by Devin Grayson and Nick Robles
- Tim Drake by Travis G. Moore
- and more to come!
It’s safe to say that we have a lot of Superman Pride releases for 2022 to look forward to! It’s great to see such iconic characters support such an event.