Next February, DC Comics will be offering an “open to buy” series of variant covers drawn by Neal Adams! These covers don’t require any order minimums or ratios; retailers can order whatever amount they desire!
I’m no expert on Adams’ catalog, but some of these covers are inspired by his earlier iconic work, such as the “Speedball Speedy” cover for Green Lantern/Green Arrow #85, Superman #233, and Action Comics #400. I managed to identify many of the original covers, but I’ll let our intrepid readers identify the rest!
The Grand Comics Database lists 889 covers by Neal Adams, and I’m certain DC could commission another series based on other covers he drew and designed!
If you click the links below, you’ll be directed to Diamond Previews, where the preliminary pencil sketches can be seen, along with the catalog copy.
[NOTE TO RETAILERS AND COLLECTORS: the order numbers listed below should read “DEC” not “NOV”.]
From the Diamond Previews Retailer Order Form dated December 2015:
NEAL ADAMS VARIANTS
The following titles feature an Open To Buy Variant Edition by Neal Adams which may be ordered in any quantity: