Detective Comics #1000 - Complete Cover Checklist

With over eighty years in the making, Detective Comics will be celebrating a major milestone with its 1,000th superhero packed issue! With an absolute parade of all-star talent, DC Comics has put together a dream team in honor of the series that defined DC Comics itself. With a massive creator lineup and a virtual dream team of artists signed on, DC is pulling out all the stops for this once-in-a-lifetime event. Detective Comics #1000 will be presented by creators Warren Ellis, Paul Dini, Tom King, Brian Michael Bendis, Peter J. Tomasi, Various, James T Tynion IV, Scott Snyder, Kevin Smith, Christopher Priest, Dennis O'Neil and Geoff Johns with illustration provided by Alvaro Martinez, Joëlle Jones, Dustin Nguyen, Alex Maleev, Jim Lee, Kelley Jones, Steve Epting, Tony S. Daniel, Greg Capullo, Neal Adams, Doug Mahnke, and more! So get ready for one of the biggest and most anticipated celebrations in DC history when Detective Comics #1000 hits shelves on March 27, 2019!



This article is a work in progress, if you know of any covers missing from the checklist please let us know in the comments.


DC Comics Variant Covers

Detective Comics #1000 - Scott Williams & Jim Lee Cover

Scott Williams & Jim Lee Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Steve Rude 1930s Variant Cover

Steve Rude 1930s Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Bruce Timm 1940s Variant Cover

Bruce Timm 1940s Variant Cover


Detective Comics #1000 - Michael Cho 1950s Variant Cover

Michael Cho 1950s Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Jim Steranko 1960s Variant Cover

Jim Steranko 1960s Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Bernie Wrightson 1970s Variant Cover

Bernie Wrightson 1970s Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Frank Miller 1980s Variant Cover

Frank Miller 1980s Variant Cover


Detective Comics #1000 - Tim Sale 1990s Variant Cover

Tim Sale 1990s Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Jock 2000s Variant Cover

Jock 2000s Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Greg Capullo 2010s Variant Cover

Greg Capullo 2010s Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Blank Cover

Blank Cover


Detective Comics #1000 - Scott Williams & Jim Lee Midnight Release Vertical Variant Cover

Scott Williams & Jim Lee Midnight Release Vertical Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - DC Comics Greg Capullo 2010s Convention Gold Variant Cover

DC Comics Greg Capullo 2010s Convention Gold Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - DC Comics Scott Williams & Jim Lee Convention Silver Variant Cover

DC Comics Scott Williams & Jim Lee Convention Silver Variant Cover


Retailer & Creator Variant Covers




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Detective Comics #1000 - Planet Comicon Kansas City Doug Mahnke Trade Dress Variant Cover

Planet Comicon Kansas City Doug Mahnke "Arkham Knight" Trade Dress Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Doug Mahnke Virgin Variant Cover

Doug Mahnke "Arkham Knight" Virgin Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Kings Comics Nicola Scott Variant Cover

Kings Comics Nicola Scott Variant Cover


Detective Comics #1000 - The Comic Mint Mike Mayhew Trade Dress Variant

The Comic Mint Mike Mayhew Trade Dress Variant

Detective Comics #1000 - The Comic Mint Mike Mayhew Virgin Variant

The Comic Mint Mike Mayhew Virgin Variant

Detective Comics #1000 - Third Eye Comics Kaare Andrews Variant Cover

Third Eye Comics Kaare Andrews Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Comics Vault Mike Lilly Variant Cover

Comics Vault Mike Lilly Variant Cover


Detective Comics #1000 - Frankies Comics Jeehyung Lee Trade Dress Variant Cover

Frankies Comics Jeehyung Lee Trade Dress Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Frankies Comics Jeehyung Lee Virgin Variant Cover

Frankies Comics Jeehyung Lee Virgin Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Frankies Comics Jeehyung Lee Black & White Virgin Variant Cover

Frankies Comics Jeehyung Lee Black & White Virgin Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Bill Sienkiewicz Variant Cover

Bill Sienkiewicz Variant Cover


Detective Comics #1000 - Yesteryear Comics Jason Fabok Trade Dress Variant Cover

Yesteryear Comics Jason Fabok Trade Dress Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Yesteryear Comics Jason Fabok Virgin Variant Cover

Yesteryear Comics Jason Fabok Virgin Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Yesteryear Comics Jason Fabok Black & White Variant Cover

Yesteryear Comics Jason Fabok Black & White Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Bill Sienkiewicz DKR Homage Variant Cover

Bill Sienkiewicz DKR Homage Variant Cover



Detective Comics #1000 - Torpedo Comics Jim Lee Variant Cover Batman & Joker

Torpedo Comics Jim Lee Variant Cover Batman & Joker

Detective Comics #1000 - Graham Crackers Comics Jim Lee Variant Cover Batman & Harley Quinn

Graham Crackers Comics Jim Lee Variant Cover Batman & Harley Quinn

Detective Comics #1000 - Bedrock Comics Jim Lee Variant Cover Batman & Catwoman

Bedrock Comics Jim Lee Variant Cover Batman & Catwoman

Detective Comics #1000 - Album Comics Jim Lee Variant Cover Batman & Bane

Album Comics Jim Lee Variant Cover Batman & Bane


Detective Comics #1000 - Torpedo Comics Jim Lee Variant Cover Batman & Joker Black & White

Torpedo Comics Jim Lee Variant Cover Batman & Joker Black & White -

Detective Comics #1000 - Comic Stop Tony S Daniel Variant Cover

Comic Stop Tony S Daniel Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - KRS Comics Natali Sanders Trade Dress Variant Cover

KRS Comics Natali Sanders Trade Dress Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - KRS Comics Natali Sanders Virgin Variant Cover

KRS Comics Natali Sanders Virgin Variant Cover


Detective Comics #1000 - Stanley Artgerm Lau Modern Variant Cover

Stanley Artgerm Lau Modern Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Stanley Artgerm Lau Retro Variant Cover

Stanley Artgerm Lau Retro Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Stanley Artgerm Lau Modern Virgin Variant Cover

Stanley Artgerm Lau Modern Virgin Variant Cover


Detective Comics #1000 - Unknown Comics Jay Anacleto Trade Dress Variant Cover

Unknown Comics Jay Anacleto Trade Dress Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Unknown Comics Jay Anacleto Black White Variant Cover

Unknown Comics Jay Anacleto Black White Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Unknown Comics Jay Anacleto Virgin Variant Cover

Unknown Comics Jay Anacleto Virgin Variant Cover



Detective Comics #1000 - Comics Elite Dawn Mcteigue Trade Dress Variant Cover

Comics Elite Dawn Mcteigue Trade Dress Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Comics Elite Dawn Mcteigue Virgin Variant Cover

Comics Elite Dawn Mcteigue Virgin Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - ComicXposure Riccardo Federici Trade Dress Variant Cover

ComicXposure Riccardo Federici Trade Dress Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - ComicXposure Riccardo Federici Virgin Variant Cover

ComicXposure Riccardo Federici Virgin Variant Cover


Detective Comics #1000 - Forbidden Planet Brian Bolland Trade Dress Variant Cover

Forbidden Planet Brian Bolland Trade Dress Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Forbidden Planet Brian Bolland Black White Variant Cover

Forbidden Planet Brian Bolland Black White Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Forbidden Planet Brian Bolland Variant Cover

Forbidden Planet Brian Bolland Midnight Release Variant Cover


Detective Comics #1000 - KRS Comics Warren Louw Trade Dress Variant Cover

KRS Comics Warren Louw Trade Dress Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - KRS Comics Warren Louw Virgin Variant Cover

KRS Comics Warren Louw Virgin Variant Cover


Detective Comics #1000 - Comics Etc. Stewart

Comics Etc. Stewart "StewART" McKenny and John Law Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Bulletproof Comics Gabriele Dell'Otto Trade Dress Variant

Bulletproof Comics Gabriele Dell'Otto Trade Dress Variant

Detective Comics #1000 - Bulletproof Comics Gabriele Dell'Otto Virgin Variant

Bulletproof Comics Gabriele Dell'Otto Virgin Variant

Detective Comics #1000 - Bulletproof Comics Gabriele Dell'Otto Convention Variant

Bulletproof Comics Gabriele Dell'Otto Convention Variant



Detective Comics #1000 - Unknown Comics Mico Suayan Trade Dress Variant Cover

Unknown Comics Mico Suayan Trade Dress Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Unknown Comics Mico Suayan Virgin Variant Cover

Unknown Comics Mico Suayan Virgin Variant Cover


Detective Comics #1000 - Midtown Comics Lee Bermejo Trade Dress Variant Cover

Midtown Comics Lee Bermejo Trade Dress Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Midtown Comics Lee Bermejo Virgin Variant Cover

Midtown Comics Lee Bermejo Virgin Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Frankie's Comics Adam Hughes Variant Cover

Frankie's Comics Adam Hughes Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Frankie's Comics Adam Hughes Virgin Variant Cover

Frankie's Comics Adam Hughes Virgin Variant Cover


Detective Comics #1000 - Dynamic Forces Dan Jurgens & Kevin Nowlan Variant Cover

Dynamic Forces Dan Jurgens & Kevin Nowlan Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Dynamic Forces Dan Jurgens & Kevin Nowlan Black & White Pure Line Art Variant Cover

Dynamic Forces Dan Jurgens & Kevin Nowlan Black & White Pure Line Art Variant Cover


Detective Comics #1000 - Dynamic Forces Dan Jurgens & Kevin Nowlan Pure Pencil Sketch Variant Cover

Dynamic Forces Dan Jurgens & Kevin Nowlan Pure Pencil Sketch Variant Cover


Detective Comics #1000 - BuyMeToys Rodolfo Migliari Trade Dress Variant Cover

BuyMeToys Rodolfo Migliari Trade Dress Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - BuyMeToys Rodolfo Migliari Vintage Variant Cover

BuyMeToys Rodolfo Migliari Vintage Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - BuyMeToys Rodolfo Migliari Virgin Variant Cover

BuyMeToys Rodolfo Migliari Virgin Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - BuyMeToys Rodolfo Migliari Secret Black & White Variant Cover

BuyMeToys Rodolfo Migliari Secret Black & White Variant Cover



Detective Comics #1000 - Midtown Comics Francesco Mattina Variant Cover

Midtown Comics Francesco Mattina Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Midtown Comics Francesco Mattina Arkham Knight Variant Cover

Midtown Comics Francesco Mattina Arkham Knight Variant Cover


Detective Comics #1000 - Neal Adams Variant Cover A

Neal Adams Variant Cover A

Detective Comics #1000 - Neal Adams Variant Cover B

Neal Adams Variant Cover B

Detective Comics #1000 - Neal Adams Variant Cover C

Neal Adams Variant Cover C


Detective Comics #1000 - Alex Ross Detective Comics #27 Homage Variant Cover

Alex Ross Detective Comics #27 Homage Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Alex Ross Virgin Variant Cover

Alex Ross Virgin Variant Cover


Detective Comics #1000 - Newbury Comics Patrick Gleason & Alejandro Sanchez Trade Dress Variant Cover

Newbury Comics Patrick Gleason & Alejandro Sanchez Trade Dress Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Newbury Comics Patrick Gleason & Alejandro Sanchez Black & White Variant Cover

Newbury Comics Patrick Gleason & Alejandro Sanchez Black & White Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Newbury Comics Patrick Gleason & Alejandro Sanchez Virgin Variant Cover

Newbury Comics Patrick Gleason & Alejandro Sanchez Virgin Variant Cover



Detective Comics #1000 - Scorpion Comics Clayton Crain Trade Dress Variant Cover

Scorpion Comics Clayton Crain Trade Dress Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Scorpion Comics Clayton Crain Virgin Variant Cover

Scorpion Comics Clayton Crain Virgin Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Scorpion Comics Black Blank Sketch Variant Cover

Scorpion Comics Black Blank Variant Cover


Dynamic Forces Ken Haeser Remarked Variant Covers

Detective Comics #1000 - Dynamic Forces Ken Haeser Remarked Batman Variant Cover

Dynamic Forces Ken Haeser Remarked Batman Variant Cover

Detective Comics #1000 - Dynamic Forces Ken Haeser Remarked Arkham Knight Variant Cover

Dynamic Forces Ken Haeser Remarked Arkham Knight Variant Cover


DC Universe Subscription Variant Cover

For new subscribers to the DC Universe streaming app DC Comics sent a gift including: Detective Comics #1000, Doom Patrol #19, The Saga of Swamp Thing #21, and Young Justice - Outsiders #1.

Detective Comics #1000 - DC Universe Jim Lee Subscription Gift Variant Cover

DC Universe Jim Lee Subscription Gift Variant Cover


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Written by Nathan Liberty and edited by Dr. No.

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