Vertigo Variants: New Covers by Adam Hughes, Leandro Fernandez for FAIREST, NAMES

Fairest #29 cover by Adam Hughes
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Sometimes solicitations go out and the final covers aren't quite there yet. That's where we come in! Here we have the exclusive reveals of covers for Fairest #29 and The Names #1 (variant) by Adam Hughes and Leandro Fernandez, respectively. Check them out below alongside the original solicitations.

The Names #1 Variant by Fernandez
The Names #1 Variant by Fernandez
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THE NAMES #1
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by LEANDRO FERNANDEZ
Cover by CELIA CALLE
1:13 Variant cover by LEANDRO FERNANDEZ
On sale SEPTEMBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 8, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Retailers: This issue will arrive in stores with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
New York City. Forty-year-old Kevin Walker is a successful trader. He’s incredibly rich. He has a young, sexy wife and a son he adores. He has everything. Until…
The mysterious man known as the Surgeon walks into Kevin’s office. He takes a seat and tells Kevin to write a suicide note. Trembling but obedient, Kevin does what the Surgeon says. Then, at a word from this well-dressed figure, Kevin jumps out his window and falls fifty stories to his death.
Thus begins THE NAMES, an 8-issue miniseries by writer Peter Milligan (HELLBLAZER, SKREEMER) and artist Leandro Fernandez (Wolverine, Punisher: Max). THE NAMES is a dark, contemporary thriller set in the world of Big Money: hedge funds, leveraged buyouts, market raids, flash crashes. High-end finance that can ruin entire economies, run by a cabal of the world’s richest (and sickest) people.
Now, it’s up to Katya Walker – the beautiful and deadly wife of the late Kevin – to take on this hidden power structure and find out who killed her husband, and why. No matter what it takes. No matter who she has to kill.
It’s The Wolf of Wall Street meets Kill Bill. And heaven help the 1%.

 

Fairest #29 cover by Adam Hughes
Fairest #29 cover by Adam Hughes
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FAIREST #29
Written by MARK BUCKINGHAM
Art by RUSS BRAUN
Cover by ADAM HUGHES
On sale SEPTEMBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
A moment of happiness for Reynard is brutally cut short in the latest chapter of “The Clamour for Glamour.” Life as a man is still not doing Reynard any favors, but can the cunning of a fox save both Reynard and Meghan from a terrible fate? Meanwhile, spells are cast at the Farm, but for some the long wait is proving too hard to bear. Can Owl find a way to lift the spirits of his beloved Pussycat as the forlorn feline dreams of escape?

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