There’s no denying that DC has produced some of the most iconic comic covers of all time over the years. But even the best aren’t always perfect, and could use a bit of a…
Wait… does that just say “The Human”?
I use the term “fix” in a very loose sense, but stick with me, and I think you’ll get what I’m saying. For one, let’s take this classic, the cover to Action Comics #1 by Joe Shuster.
It’s an all time great to be sure. But… and maybe this is just me being a little picky… he’s just so gosh darn violent! This is the first time the world’s being introduced to Superman, and he’s wrecking someone’s car! So I threw together this little edit for everyone:
Gone is the violence, and instead, Clark’s just really excited to show everyone the new LEGO Death Star that he just bought! The thing’s huge! He sure is putting his reporter’s salary to good use! And look at all the citizens now. They’re no longer cowering in fear, but instead going crazy with excitement!
Hmm… still not quite sure what I mean? Well, let’s take this awesome cover from 2005’s Green Lantern #1, with art by Carlos Pacheco.
Pretty cool, right? But something’s just not quite right…
Ah! Much better. Now Hal can fill up on some hot dog before a hard days work!
But that’s not all we can do! Everyone hates clickbait, so let’s make some covers that better reflect what’s inside!
Hmm… maybe I’ve gone a bit too far…
Anyway, now it’s your turn! Post your best comic cover edits below, whether it’s been edited, redrawn, or merely dreamed up and described!
Disclaimer: The "Fix a DC Comic Cover thread on the DCUI community platform is meant simply for goofy, nerdy fun. Not actual critiques are meant, and nothing here should be taken seriously. Have fun.