The First Issue of the Lost Boys Comic Book Has 2016's Best Variant Cover

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It’s not that one up there. Here’s a hint: you can practically feel the oil dripping off those pecs and biceps…

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Lost Boys #1 is out this week, picking up after the end of the cult ‘80s vampire movie. It’s a fine bit of craft—written by Tim Seeley, with art by Scott Godlewski, Trish Mulvihill and Clem Robins— winking at the goofy comedy aspects of the film while manage to seed elements. But the standout element is the variant cover by Joëlle Jones and Trish Mulvihill.

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That’s right: it’s Sweaty Sax “I Still Believe” Beefcake Man (real name: Tim Capello), the one true immortal to emerge from the movie’s vampire myth. Don’t tell me you’ve forgotten…

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Is variant cover still a thing in 2016? I thought that bit of marketing scheme died out back in the late 90's.