Comic Homages

Superman #1 Homage Covers

Superman #1 Homage Covers

Superman #1 (June 1939)Story: "Clark Kent Gets A Job"Story: "The Coming of Superman" (Retelling of story from Action Comics #1)Story: "Revolution in San Monte" (Reprinted from Action Comics #2)Story: "The Blakely Mine Disaster" (Reprinted from Action Comics #3)Story:...

Swamp Thing #13 Homage Covers

Swamp Thing #13 Homage Covers

Swamp Thing #13 (December 1974)"The Leviathan Conspiracy" Writer: Len WeinCover Artist/Inker: Nestor Redondo The cover of Web of Spiderman #32 has become one of the most iconic modern comic book covers. Its popularity and desirability make it a minor-key for many...

Catman #31 Homage Covers

Catman #31 Homage Covers

Catman #31 (June 1946)Stories & Art: Jay Henry, Fred Morgan, Nina Albright, Maurice Whitman, George Gregg and Rudy Palais Cover Art: L. B. Cole Controversy: Hypodermic Needle Drug Use Synopsis: Dr. Macabre's latest hypnotic serum allows him to put Kitten under his...

Marvel Zombies 2 Homage Covers

Marvel Zombies 2 Homage Covers

Marvel Zombies 2 (December 2007 - April 2008)In Marvel Zombies 2, 40 years have passed since the events of the original Marvel Zombies mini-series and the zombie heroes return to earth after eating just about everything else in the known universe. The Marvel Zombies...

Amazing Spiderman #129 Homage Covers

Amazing Spiderman #129 Homage Covers

The Amazing Spiderman #129 (February 1974) Writer: Gerry Conway Cover Artists: Gil Kane, John Romita, Sr., & Gaspar Saladino Penciller: Ross Andru Inkers: Frank Giacoia & Dave Hunt For many Spiderman collectors, The Amazing Spiderman #129, with a cover date of...

Batman Adventures #12 Homage Covers

Batman Adventures #12 Homage Covers

Batman Adventures #12 (September 1993)Writer: Kelly Puckett Cover Artists: Mike Parobeck Penciller: Mike Parobeck Inker: Rich Burkett The Batman Adventures is a comic book series published by DC Comics from October 1992 - October 1995. The series featured Batman but...

Star Wars #1 (Marvel Comics) Homage Covers

Star Wars #1 (Marvel Comics) Homage Covers

Star Wars (1977) Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas, and starring Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Peter Cushing (Governor Tarkin), Alec Guinness (Obi-Wan...

The Incredible Hulk #340 Homage Covers

The Incredible Hulk #340 Homage Covers

The Incredible Hulk #340 (February 1988)Writer: Peter David Cover Artists: Todd McFarlane & Bob Wiacek Penciller: Todd McFarlane Inker: Todd McFarlane The Hulk and Wolverine first meet and do battle in The Incredible Hulk #181, which features Wolverine's first...

Amazing Spiderman #50 Homage Covers

Amazing Spiderman #50 Homage Covers

The Amazing Spiderman #50 (July 1967)Writer: Stan Lee Cover Artists: John Romita, Sr.; Stan Goldberg; Sam Rosen Penciller: John Romita, Sr. Inker: Mickey Demeo The Amazing Spiderman #50 featuring the 1st appearance of Wilson Fisk, aka the Kingpin.   Sources:...

Amazing Spiderman #238 Homage Covers

Amazing Spiderman #238 Homage Covers

The Amazing Spiderman #238 (March 1983)Writer: Roger SternCover Artist: John Romita, Jr. & John Romita, Sr.Penciller: John Romita, Jr.Inker: John Romita, Sr. The Amazing Spiderman #238, published in March 1983, features the 1st appearance of the Hobgoblin...

The Walking Dead #19 Homage Covers

The Walking Dead #19 Homage Covers

The Walking Dead #19 (June 2005)Writer: Robert KirkmanArtist: Charlie AdlardInker: Cliff Rathburn The Walking Dead #19 introduced Michonne, the ebony katana-wielding fan-favorite character to Robert Kirkman's popular comic series. Readers quickly welcomed Michonne...

Incredible Hulk #1 Homage Covers

Incredible Hulk #1 Homage Covers

The Incredible Hulk #1 (May 1962)Writer: Stan LeeCover & Interior Artist: Jack Kirby Published between The Fantastic Four #1 (October 1961) and Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962), The Incredible Hulk #1 (May 1962) -- despite being the first of only 6 issues --...

Crisis on Infinite Earths #7 Homage Covers

Crisis on Infinite Earths #7 Homage Covers

Crisis on Infinite Earths #7 (October 1985)Writers: Marv Wolfman & Robert Greenberger Cover Artist: George Pérez Penciler: George Pérez Inkers: Dick Giordano & Jerry Ordway Modern readers mistakenly credit George Perez's masterful work on DC's Crisis on...

Superman #11 Homage Covers

Superman #11 Homage Covers

Superman #11 (July 1941)Story: "Zimba's Gold Badge Terrorists" Writer: Jerry Siegel Cover: Fred Ray Interior: Leo Nowak Although Neal Adams is credited by many collectors for the first cover showing Superman exploding free from iron chains which have bound him, the...

Superman #233 Homage Covers

Superman #233 Homage Covers

Superman #233 (January 1971)Story: "Superman Breaks Loose" Writer: Dennis O'Neil Cover: Neal Adams Interior: Curt Swan Inkers: Murphy Anderson Neal Adams, if one were to only see iconic covers, is often credited for drawing Superman exploding free from chains which...

Silver Surfer #1 Homage Covers

Silver Surfer #1 Homage Covers

Silver Surfer #1 (August 1968)Writer: Stan Lee Cover: John Buscema (Penciler) and Joe Sinnot (Inker) Interior: John Buscema & Gene Colan More info coming soon!   Source: Marvel.com, Marvel Fandom Missing Cover? Let us know about it!

Avengers #57 Homage Covers

Avengers #57 Homage Covers

Avengers #57 (October 1968)Writer: Roy Thomas Cover Artist: John Buscema and George Klein Interior Artist: John Buscema Avengers #57, published by Marvel Comics in October 1968, features the 1st Silver Age (1956-1975) appearance of the Vision, an android who becomes a...

Amazing Fantasy #15 Homage Covers

Amazing Fantasy #15 Homage Covers

Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962)Writer: Stan Lee Cover Artist: Jack Kirby (Penciler) & Steve Ditko (Inks) Interior Artist: Steve Ditko Amazing Fantasy #15 was the final issue of a brief science fiction-fantasy anthology series published by Marvel Comics. The...

Deadpool: Merc with a Mouth Homages

Deadpool: Merc with a Mouth Homages

Movies, Comics & Music (Oh My!)Deadpool, real name Wade Winston Wilson, is a popular fictional character who appeared first in American comic books published by Marvel Comics and was later transported to the big screen, played by Ryan Reynolds. Created by writer...

Batman: The Killing Joke Homage Covers

Batman: The Killing Joke Homage Covers

Batman: The Killing Joke (March 1988)Writer: Alan Moore Cover Artist: Brian Bolland Penciler: Brian Bolland Colorist: John Higgins Batman: The Killing Joke, published in 1988 by DC Comics, is a one-shot graphic novel featuring Batman and the Joker, popular characters...

Action Comics #252 Homage Covers

Action Comics #252 Homage Covers

Action Comics #252 (April 1959) Writer: Otto Binder Cover Artist: Curt Swan, Al Plastino Penciler: Al Plastino Inker: Al Plastino Supergirl, or Kara Zor-El, as we know her today, first appeared in Action Comics #252 as Kara Zor-El. A female superhero counterpart for...

Fantastic Four #1 Homage Covers

Fantastic Four #1 Homage Covers

Fantastic Four #1 (October 1961) Writer: Jack Kirby, Stan Lee Cover Artist: Jack Kirby Penciler: Jack Kirby Inker: George Klein The Fantastic Four, created by Stan Lee and artist Jack "The King" Kirby, first appeared in The Fantastic Four #1 (with a cover date of...

Superman #243 Homage Covers

Superman #243 Homage Covers

Superman #243 (October 1971) "The Starry-Eyed Siren of Space" Writer: Cary Bates Cover Artist: Neal Adams Penciler: Curt Swan Inker: Murphy Anderson Synopsis: A female alien intelligence creates a human body for herself, and is endangered by menaces of her own...

Batman #9 Homage Covers

Batman #9 Homage Covers

Batman #9 (February 1942)“The Four Fates” Writer: Bill Finger Cover Artist: Fred Ray, Jerry Robinson Penciler: Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson Inker: Jerry Robinson, George Rousos Synopsis: A radio show host introduces his guest: The Great Jaffeer; a man known for the...

Batman #156 Homage Covers

Batman #156 Homage Covers

Batman #156 (June 1963) "Robin Dies at Dawn" Writer: Bill FingerCover Artist: Sheldon MoldoffPenciler: Sheldon MoldoffInker: Charles Paris Synopsis: Batman volunteers to participate in a special military experiment to test the long term effects of isolation on the...

Uncanny X-Men #141 Homage Covers

Uncanny X-Men #141 Homage Covers

Uncanny X-Men #141 (January 1981)"Days of Future Past" Writer: Chris Claremont/John Byrne Cover Artist: John Byrne Penciler: John Byrne Inker: Terry Austin Synopsis: Journey into the dystopian future - where Sentinels stalk the Earth, and the X-Men are humanity's only...

Marvel Zombies Homage Covers

Marvel Zombies Homage Covers

Marvel Zombies (January 2006 - May 2006)The Marvel Zombies concept first appeared in Ultimate Fantastic Four #21-23 (2005). In that run, most of the superheroes on Earth were infected by an alien virus and became flesh-eating zombies. The phenomenon continued with...

Action Comics #1 Homage Covers

Action Comics #1 Homage Covers

Action Comics #1 (June 1938)"Superman, Champion of the Oppressed" (13 Page Story) Writer: Jerry SiegelPenciler: Joe SchusterCover Artist: Joe Schuster Action Comics #1, published by National Allied Publications, launched the super hero genre into the collective...

Crime SuspenStories #22 Homage Covers

Crime SuspenStories #22 Homage Covers

Crime SuspenStories #22 (April/May 1954)"In Each & Every Package" (8 Page Story) Writers: Bill Gaines, Al Feldstein Cover Artist: Johnny Craig Penciler: Reed Crandall  Inker: Reed Crandall Note: Inspired by John Collier's story "Back for Christmas" (1939) Once...

Web of Spiderman #32 Homage Covers

Web of Spiderman #32 Homage Covers

Web of Spiderman #32 (November 1987)"Kraven's Last Hunt (Part 4): Resurrection" Writer: J.M. DeMatteisCover Artist: Mike Zeck, Bob McLeodPenciler: Mike ZeckInker: Bob McLeodFeatured Characters: Spiderman (Peter Parker)Villains: Kraven the Hunter The cover of Web of...

Detective Comics #31 Homage Covers

Detective Comics #31 Homage Covers

Detective Comics #31 (September 1939)"Batman Versus the Vampire, Part 1" Cover Artist: Bob KanePencilers: Bob Kane; Sheldon MoldoffInkers: Bob Kane; Sheldon Moldoff Featured Characters: BatmanSupporting Characters: Julie Madison (First appearance)Villains: The Monk...