Digital Empire

Questions You Should be Asking the World Around You

X-Men #1 Special Covers

The green variant of X-Men #1 comes with a 4 page gatefold cover. It opens up to reveal a 4 page spread of the actual art.  That’s the special green variant, but there were 4 others.

Starting with the character that the image in my last blog post left out: Magneto.

I stored these things inside of clear plastic bags with cardboard backing, to keep the spines from bending.  You can tell the cardboard backing at the top of this image is slightly yellowing. That’s because these things are OOOOOLLLLDD. Real old!  1991.

Here’s another variant of the same comic book. Do you see that symbol of Captain America down at the bottom?  This means that this copy was originally sold at a comic book store.  If you see barcodes instead, it means that your copy of this comic book was sold from a grocery store. Copies sold at grocery stores carry less value because of many different reasons, (mostly for reasons related to improper handling).

The art was really nice.  I think so.

And so when you put them all together, you get this.

I can’t tell you how so many artists who came afterwards, all tried to copy Jim Lee.  1991 and on, and everybody was a clone of Jim Lee, it was kinda revolting! But at least you had your genuine copies of Jim Lee’s art.

One comment on “X-Men #1 Special Covers

  1. Pingback: X-Men #1 Special Covers – Home of the Nerdy Viking

Thoughts, comments, suggestions? Feel free to leave a reply. You may need to sign in to Wordpress. Or you can leave your e-mail address. (Replies are moderated)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


This entry was posted on 06/02/2020 by in NA and tagged , , , , , .

Questions You Should be Asking the World Around You

Everything and nothing specific

See something you like?

Send a request, and I'll try and get you your own custom Digital Empire art.


June 2020
Follow Digital Empire on

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,204 other followers

Terreiro Roça de Obaluaê

Misérias,guerras,doenças, desempregos,não vem de Deus e nem dos Orixás. Vem do julgamento e desrespeito entre a humanidade

Smitha's Bake Love

Let's bake Simple & Healthy from your Pantry !!!

Mental Health Tips

tips , tricks , advice's

Vegetarian LifeStyle

tips , tricks , advice's

Mobile First GQ

news from around the world


Internet Marketing

PENSER study point

an online book of information, knowledge and news

AllAbout Woodworking

tips , tricks , advice's


a written aspirations to inspire.


Love and My World


Just a reflection of me.......

Albigensia Press

The Author Home of Marcus Johnston


A great plan is here for the children, the environment and more


online hub for this least-selling author

Akshay Iyer

Live Life An Extra Mile!

Kamal's Blogging Café

English Language, Literature, Creative Writings & Decode PROXY

%d bloggers like this: