The Walking Dead 15th anniversary celebration continues with the reveal of three new Bill Sienkiewicz variant covers. This year each new Walking Dead issue will come with its own Sienkiewicz variant that portrays infamous characters past and present in Bill’s gritty and realistic style. Rick and Michonne were up first, and now Carl, Andrea, and The Governor join them. Image initially announced the news with this >press release:
Image/Skybound Entertainment is pleased to reveal three more in a series of monthly THE WALKING DEAD variant covers featuring art by Bill Sienkiewicz, to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the long-running series. These Sienkiewicz variants kick-off the “New World Order” story arc and will run throughout 2018. Revealed below are THE WALKING DEAD #177, THE WALKING DEAD #178, and THE WALKING DEAD #179.
This new story arc will introduce all new friends, new enemies, new threats, and a whole new order.
The Governor variant, which is tied to The Walking Dead Issue #177, will be available in stores on Wednesday, March 7th (Diamond Code DEC178075) with a final order cutoff on Monday, February 12th. The Andrea cover for Issue #178 (Diamond Code DEC178343) will be available in stores on Wednesday, April 4th with a final order cutoff on Monday, March 12th. And finally, the Carl variant for Issue #179 will hit stores on Wednesday, May 2nd. Check out the covers below and let us know which one you’re the most excited about.