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Marvel Comics: The Variant Covers

    Real comic book collectors are always after the variant cover of fan-favorite comic books. The marketing ploy for both retailer and collector to buy more comics has been around since 1986. The first comic book marketed with a variant cover was the 1986 first issue of The Man of Steel, which featured two different covers by writer/artist John Byrne.