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ACTION COMICS (Starring SUPERGIRL) #685 (Jan. 1993) - Death of Superman - Funeral For A Friend, Part 2 (of 8) - homage to Action Comics #1 (16 Comments)

Artists: Jackson GUICE (Penciller) ,  Jackson GUICE (Inker) ,  Joe SHUSTER (Layouts) ,  Roger STERN (Writer)

ACTION COMICS (Starring SUPERGIRL) #685 (Jan. 1993) - Death of Superman - Funeral For A Friend, Part 2 (of 8) - homage to Action Comics #1 Comic Art
   

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Title: ACTION COMICS (Starring SUPERGIRL) #685 (Jan. 1993) - Death of Superman - Funeral For A Friend, Part 2 (of 8) - homage to Action Comics #1 3
Artist: Jackson GUICE (Penciller)
Artist: Jackson GUICE (Inker)
Artist: Joe SHUSTER (Layouts)
Artist: Roger STERN (Writer)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Cover
For Sale Status: Not For Sale
Views: 2,368
Comments: 16
Added to Site: 10/27/2010
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Description

Gangway! Here comes THE ALL-NEW METROPOLIS MARVEL!

This is the Original Art for the absolutely beautiful Cover of ACTION COMICS (Starring SUPERGIRL) #685 (Jan. 1993). This is one of only a handful of Action Comics issues that spotlight Supergirl and is Part 2 (of 8) of the classic "Funeral For A Friend" storyline. This Cover was pencilled and inked by Jackson "Butch" Guice and is an homage to the world famous Cover of Action Comics #1 (June 1938) by Joe Shuster. This issue had 3 printings in 1993, each with variations on the cover coloring (see "additional images" below).

SUPERMAN created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster.
SUPERGIRL (classic) created by Otto Binder, Al Plastino & Mort Weisinger.
SUPERGIRL (Matrix) created by John Byrne.

ACTION COMICS, SUPERMAN and SUPERGIRL is copyright (c) & trademark DC Comics, Inc.

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"Action Comics" #1 published comic

"Action Comics" #685 (1st print) published comic

"Action Comics" #685 (2nd print) published comic

"Action Comics" #685 (3rd print) published comic

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Jason Versaggi wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Cool homage cover. Love it when they do that.
Posted on 10/28/2010


Timothy Finney wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
It's a wonderful homage to the most iconic American comic book cover by one of the better artists in the game today.
Posted on 10/28/2010


Adam Ianbarry wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Supercool!
Posted on 10/28/2010


Gal Schwartz wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Man ! You pulled the trigger on that one ?! One of my all-time favorite Guice covers and one of the best modern Supergirl images ! Congrats on getting a cover which would keep me jealous for a looong time...
Posted on 10/28/2010


Joseph Serpico wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Great pick up. I really like the published homage covers. In my opinion,in most cases, the next best thing to the original.This one is a true modern stanout. Congrats.
Posted on 10/30/2010


Nick Katradis wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Freb, a superb cover by a great artist, Butch Guice! and a great tribute to the greatest superhero ever created!
Posted on 7/31/2011


Maria Coppola wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
A stellar homage to one of the most famous covers in comic history!
Posted on 8/12/2011


Artur & Biggi J. wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Wow fantastic piece!
Posted on 9/15/2011


j sly wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Awesome cover! Brings back some good memories! Thanks for posting!
Posted on 10/18/2012


David  Mandel wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Super-duper! Congrats!
Posted on 11/2/2012


Alex Johnson wrote: Paid Member Hero Supporter    [ Quote & Reply ]
That is a fun cover and Butch draws a really nice Supergirl. Thanks for the Additional Images, too.
Posted on 11/2/2012


GianCarlo Nardini wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Goddamn, that's good.
Posted on 3/18/2013


Nicolaj Borch wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Great cover!
Posted on 3/22/2014


Troy C. Punswick wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
This has to be my favorite piece from your impressive collection. I think I saw this on Mike Burkey's site at one point and was drooling over it. Luckily, I was able to land a pretty cool Supergirl piece myself. Congrats on being able to add it to your collection!!!
Posted on 4/4/2014


Magnus Ramström wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Homage covers are always fun, and this one is especially nice.
Posted on 5/1/2014


JEff G wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Very very cool Fred!!
Posted on 6/22/2014


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