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Here are my picks for the top five most iconic covers featuring the Question (with iconic being determined by what covers are most established and most recognized when it comes to the Question, with a preference towards covers that are homaged a lot). This is not a BEST cover list and due to the very nature of icons, very few (if any) recent covers will be on the list. A notable exception to the rules is that I don’t count covers from a character’s first appearance (which isn’t applicable to all characters, of course, just those who appeared on the cover of the comic they debuted in), as those tend to be automatically iconic so they’re boring. Here‘s a list of all characters featured so far.
Today’s my fiancée’s birthday, and the Question is her favorite character, so voilà!
Artist: Carlo Barberi
If the Question had a ton of famous covers, I wouldn’t think of including this one, but since he doesn’t, I figure it’s only fair to give a cover to acknowledge how important the Justice League cartoon was to the Question character. There are basically four different Questions, and this is one of them.
Artist: JG Jones
This is basically the intro of another of the four Questions, the first one who’s actually a whole other person, Renee Montoya.
This is a very memorable cover by JG Jones.
Artist: Alex Toth
This is the first of the Questions, and it is an iconic representation of the character by a comic book legend.
Artist: Bill Sienkiewicz
This is the fourth of the Questions, the Denny O’Neil Question, and this brilliant Sienkiewicz ably introduced this Question.
Artist: Steve Ditko
This, though, is the clear #1.
The first cover appearance of the Question is also the most familiar Question image AND it beautifully demonstrates the Question’s deal all in one cover.
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