Nubia leads Batman, Green Lantern, Flash and more in DC’s Black History Month 2022 variant covers

The first cover from DC’s planned series of Black History Month variants has been released, and it’s a beautiful one. Dallas-based artist Alexis Franklin has designed a variant cover for February 2022’s Nubia & The Amazons # 5, featuring the titular Queen of Themiscyra.

Nubia and the Amazons # 5 variant cover (Photo credit: Alexis Franklin (DC))

And while she may be known by most of us for her comic book work, Alexis Franklin is not just a comic book cover artist. the self-taught artist illustrated a cover for O, The Oprah Magazine depicting Breonna Taylor, and painted a portrait of Anita Hill for Time magazine.

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