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Favorite Comic Book Covers of the Week 12/30/15

Favorite Comic Book Covers of the Week 11/30/16

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You’ve got to admit, New Comic Book Release Day is pretty much the best day of the week. It’s the day we’re introduced to new worlds, are able to witness the next chapter in a continuing saga, or fall in love with a character or creator for the first time. I could go on and on, but I think you’ve already gotten my point. That point being … comics are awesome. So awesome in fact that even the covers of them are often times incredible works of art. We’re here to show you some of our  favorite covers each week! So go ahead and take a few moments for yourself (haven’t you earned it?) and feast your eyes on some truly inspired comic book covers!


Steve Seigh’s Favorite Comic Book Covers of the Week

Ms. Marvel #13

Written by G. Willow WIlson

Art by Takeshi Miyagawa

Cover Art by Joelle Jones


A powerful cover for one of the most poignant, informative, and important comics of the year.

Ghost Rider #1

Written by Felipe Smith

Art by Danillo Beyruth – Tradd Moore

Cover Art by Tradd Moore


I’m not sure that I’m prepared to fork over $4.99 to hop aboard this train but this cover certainly makes it a struggle not to.

Black Widow #8

Written by Mark Waid – Chris Samnee

Art and Cover by Chris Samnee


“… and the Natasha jumped over the moon.”

Bob Reyer’s Favorite Comic Book Covers of the Week


Writer: Erik Burnham
Artist: Dan Schoening
Variant Cover: Corin Howell


I’m fairly certain that I wouldn’t be happy to arrive home and see this image hovering over my roof-top…although the cover by Mr. Howell is quite good!


Writer: Cullen Bunn; John Barber
Artist: Fico Ossio
Variant Cover: John Byrne


The Transformers, the Micronauts, G.I. Joe, Rom, and John Byrne on one cover…count me in!

INHUMANS vs. X-MEN #0 (Marvel)

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Kenneth Rocafort
Variant Cover: Alan Davis


I know that I shouldn’t descend into “I told you so…”, but Gentle Readers, do you see where all this hero vs. hero mishegoss has led? (I know that it’s a great cover by one of my old favorites, but really, Lockjaw trying to eat Lockheed, Kitty Pryde’s pet dragon?)


Writer: Kelly Thompson
Artist: Emilio Laiso
Variant Cover: Elsa Charretier


To Dr. Mara’s delight, I may have to pick this issue up, as I love this cover by the amazing Ms. Charettier!

SPOOKHOUSE #2 (Albatross Exploding Funny Books)

Writer/Artist: Eric Powell; Steve Mannion; Stephanie Gladden; Kyle Hotz
Cover: Eric Powell


Even without this delightful image by Eric Powell (creator of The Goon), I’d have selected this cover simply to type the publisher’s name: Albatross Exploding Funny Books! Speaking of horror in a lighter vein…


Writer: Dave Kelly
Artist/Cover: Molly Ostertag


As a New Yorker, I’m well aware, and have seen up close, Brooklyn’s highly-contaminated Gowanus Canal, so I can believe that it’s noxious waters could spawn some sort of monstrous creature…and this cover by Strong Female Protagonist’s Molly Ostertag makes me want to see how it happens!

Favorite Comic Book Covers of the Week Soundtrack

I’m feeling like we should take a moment to appreciate the atmospheric synth band Silver Swans, today. Enjoy!

That’s all, folks! Join us next week for another round of covers and an avalanche of incredible cover art!

This is a column featuring Favorite Comic Book Covers of the Week 11/30/16 as chosen by Steve Seigh and Bob Reyer of Talking Comics.

Executive Editor of Talking Comics, Co-Host of the Talking Comics podcast, Host of the Talking Games podcast, Writer of Ink & Pixel featured on, Candadian by proxy, and Pancake King.

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