DC Comics has unveiled a new John Byrne-drawn variant cover for Detective Comics #999.
The illustration is a remastered and colored version of a 2016 commission by Byrne, and replaces a previously solicited variant cover by Jae Lee.
Here's Byrne's cover, along with the solicitation text for Detective Comics #999, which is due out February 27.
DETECTIVE COMICS #999
written by PETER J. TOMASI
art and cover by DOUG MAHNKE and JAIME MENDOZA
variant cover by JOHN BYRNE
The truth behind the gauntlet Batman has been forced to run—a violent odyssey that endangered the lives of everyone who made him who he is—is revealed at last...and the mastermind working to unmake the Batman must be seen to be believed! Is there a goal here beyond destruction? Will Batman emerge stronger...or with a mortal wound at the exact moment that his most dangerous challenge yet is on the horizon in next month’s DETECTIVE COMICS #1000?