The cover of a comic book is considered its most significant artwork, encouraging readers to pick it up and immerse themselves in its pages. From coveted variant covers to the world’s best-selling issue, each of the super-sized editions from the Marvel Superheroes Deluxe collection pays homage to the original large-scale art created by the best comic book artists of all time.
Originally published: October 1991
Cover artist: Jim Lee
Writer: Chris Claremont, Jim Lee
In this issue Magneto tears apart a stolen shuttle containing a group of mutants and brings them on board Asteroid M. The X-Men are meanwhile testing the base’s defences, with Wolverine and Psylocke able to breach them. Cyclops, Iceman, Beast, Marvel Girl, Storm, Rogue and Archangel also make an appearance! It is a tetraptych cover, formerly comprising a four-page gatefold. To date, this issue has sold over 8 million copies.
Edition size: 9
Medium: Fine Art Print
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