Fear and variant covers are rife at the House of Ideas in May. With most of the books contagiously lending a hand to the gigantic Fear Itself mamma jamma, others offer variants showcasing the wardrobe evolution of X-characters like Sabretooth and Rouge. Of all the clothes swapping and crossover madness these four covers stand out as the creme of the crop;
COVER OF THE MONTH: ALEX GARNER - ANNIHILATORS #3 (OF 4) Dire Wraiths are pesky blighters. Sure the Silver Surfer could just open his hands and fry the critter with a little power cosmic, but that would defeat the drama of the piece! Is any one else picturing being in the dentist chair and the drill coming closer? Dentist or Dire Wraith - now there's a choice worthy of the Surfer!
CLOSE CONTENDERS: Marko Djurdjevic - Fear Itself: Home Front #2 (of 7) (What can I say? I'm a sucker for anything New Warriors related!), Jae Lee - Wolverine #9, and Lenil Yu - Ultimate Comics Avengers vs. New Ultimates #4 (of 6). Marvel over Marvel's full May line-up after the jump.