Monday, January 5, 2009

Best Comic Book covers of 2008

These are my picks for best comic book covers of 2008 - - all covers that made me want to buy the comic to read the story inside. Links are to reviews of the issues and the artists' sites:

Action Comics #872 cover by Gary Frank

Birds of Prey #125 cover by Frank Quitely

100 Bullets #98 cover by Dave Johnson

Army@Love: The Art of War #5 cover by Rick Veitch

Young Liars #10 cover by David Lapham

Ms. Marvel Special: Storyteller cover by Giuseppe Camuncoli

Secret Invasion: Front Line #4 cover by Juan Doe

Tiny Titans #7 cover by Art Baltazar

Madame Xanadu #3 cover by Amy Reeder Hadley

Justice League Unlimited #42 cover by Christopher Jones & Mark Propst

And my favorite of the year, the irresistible Ghost Rider versus murderous nurses:

Ghost Rider #21 cover by Marko Djurdjevic

Relatedly, here's Robot 6's 25 Best Comic Book Covers of 2008. There's no overlap at all between Kevin Melrose's list and mine.

*Buy "52: The Covers" at Amazon.

1 comment:

  1. Love the Skrull swipe at Obama 'embrace change'