Daily Archives: December 1, 2012

Come On, Guys, You Know Those Things Cost Money, Right?

40 Mastheads Mangled, Mutilated or Messed Up by Momentous Events on the Cover

Time was, there were certain truths in the comic business. You don’t tug on Superman’s cape. If there ain’t no body, then they ain’t dead. And you never — no, never — messed with the masthead on the cover, that last one arising from the fear that readers wouldn’t see the book on the sales shelf unless it had the “right” masthead properly displayed.

How times change…