The Best of the Week in Covers – 10/29/2010

These covers will not keep you warm in the cool, cool autumn. Unless of course you burn them. But don't do that. Because they're wonderful. And this isn't RENT.

If you're an actual squatter, I apologize.

Moving on.

Terminator 1984 #2

Cover by Massimo Carnevale

I'm actually not a huge Terminator fan, but this painting feels like a bloody tornado mashup of Leinil Yu and Ashley Wood. So viva la revolution.


Avengers #6

Cover by John Romita Jr.

I thrill at the destruction of the insipid Heroic Age banner.


Hellboy/Beasts of Burden

Covers by Jill Thompson and Mike Mignola

I already have five dogs at home (long story), so these don't quite make me want to run out and get some more. But if this isn't fun, I don't know what is.


  1. Now I’m even more disappointed that my shop sold out of Hellboy/Beasts of Burden before I arrived.

  2. The two dogs on the Mignola cover look cute as hell, while the cat is just creepy. As a cat-lover, I am offended.

  3. Cats are creepy though. Dogs are much better, and Mignola knows this in his heart of hearts.

    And Heroic Age text destruction for the win 🙂 

  4. Beasts of Burden is a great looking cover. The on on the left is very throwback-y 1960s paperback style design and art direction. Totally love it. 

  5. My pick is Incognito.  Sean Phillip’s paintings knock me on my ass.

  6. Could that signal the end of the Heroic Age banner?  We can only hope.

  7. I am actually shocked, Paul, that you didn’t pick the Incognito variant cover. But then maybe that was intentional since you guys already did an article on it. 😉 


  8. I will say the best cover of the week is the Avenger’s one. Anything, whether intentional or not, to destroy that horrible banner is something I am in favor for.

  9. My awesome shop sells the Mignola covers for cover price. I would of paid double for it. Cats freak me out. Dogs are very loyal. Fact: if you should suddenly fall down and die, the dog will stay by your side. The cat, when hungry, will start with your eyes.