Iconic Comic Book Covers

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:...

Amazing Spiderman #601 (J Scott Campbell) Homage Covers

Amazing Spiderman #601 (J Scott Campbell) Homage Covers

An Instant Mary Jane Watson ClassicJ. Scott Campbell's cover for The Amazing Spiderman #601 (October 2009), featuring Mary Jane Watson front-and-center as Spiderman swings out the window behind her, is perhaps one of the most well-known covers in the Marvel universe,...

Amazing Spiderman Annual #21 Homage Covers

Amazing Spiderman Annual #21 Homage Covers

A Wedding for Peter Parker or Spiderman?The Amazing Spiderman Annual #21, featuring an iconic cover of one of comicdom's most favored couples, appears to finally satisfy the long-awaited desire of fans: the marriage of Peter Parker/Spiderman to the love of his life,...

New Mutants #98 Homage Covers

New Mutants #98 Homage Covers

1st Appearance & 1st Cover Appearance of Deadpool "The Beginning of the End, Pt. 1"Writer: Rob Liefeld & Fabian NiciezaPenciler/Inker: Rob LiefeldCover Artist: Rob Liefeld New Mutants #98 features the first appearance of Deadpool, Marvel's popular anti-hero....

Star Wars #39 (The Empire Strikes Back) Homage Covers

Star Wars #39 (The Empire Strikes Back) Homage Covers

Surprise! Least Profitable Film of the Original Star Wars Trilogy!Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, also known as Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back, is a 1980 American epic space opera film, the second in the Star Wars film series to be released. The...

House of Secrets #92 Homage Covers

House of Secrets #92 Homage Covers

1st Appearance, 1st Cover Appearance & Origin of DC's Swamp Thing "Swamp Thing"Writer: Len WeinPenciler/Inker: Bernie WrightsonCover Artist: Bernie Wrightson & Jack Adler House of Secrets, launched in 1956, was a classic monthly horror anthology from DC Comics...

Iron Man #128 (Demon in a Bottle) Homage Covers

Iron Man #128 (Demon in a Bottle) Homage Covers

Iron Man #128 (November 1979) Writer: David Michelinie & Bob LaytonCover Artist: Bob LaytonPenciller: John Romita, Jr.Inker: Bob Layton More info coming soon...   Sources: Marvel Fandom (Iron Man #128)Missing Cover? Let us know about it!

Batman #251 Homage Covers

Batman #251 Homage Covers

Batman #251 (September 1973) Writer: Dennis O'NeillCover Artist: Neal AdamsPenciller: Neal AdamsInker: Neal Adams More info coming soon...   Sources: DC Fandom (Batman #251)Missing Cover? Let us know about it!

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...

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...

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!

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...

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...