Pirate Batman is Suprisingly Eerie
Ever wanted to see Batman, if he was Edward Teach? If he was a caveman?
If he was a Pilgrim?
Pine no longer, because Andy Kubert‘s completed covers for Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne have been revealed. Frankly, we think there’s something off about Pirate Batman. We just can’t put our fingers on – oh, that’s right. He’s smiling.
Grant Morrison has given himself the opportunity to indulge in historical Bat Men with a plot development that caused Batman to become lost in time. (Most of his friends and family think that he’s dead.) Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne is a 5 part series that will be released mid-May. More covers after the jump:
In order, the Bat Men appear as:
- Caveman Batman (Cave-Batman?)
- Pilgrim Batman
- The previously pictured pirate Batman
- Cowboy Batman
- 1930s private eye Batman
- And finally, Batman Batman
When laid side by side, the backgrounds of the six covers form a familiar shape:
Larger version here.
Larger high-rez versions of the covers, including pencil sketches and uncolored inks, can be found at IGN’s gallery, here.