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Best Comic Book Covers of the Week: 7/4/14

Take a look at some of this week's coolest comic covers!

Happy 4th of July to all our American readers! It's time to celebrate the birthday of the nation you call home by checking out some of the best covers from this past week in comics. Each week, the staff of Comic Vine discusses who their favorite American patriot is and they all agree it's magician Lance Burton. Afterwards, they pick out their favorite covers. Let's get right to business while I ponder why the terrapin isn't the national animal.

CAPTAIN AMERICA #22 by Alex Ross

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Of course, we can't have a Best Comic Book Covers of the week on America's Independence day without discussing CAPTAIN AMERICA #22 by Alex Ross. He always does stellar work, and this cover really tells the story and the journey of Steve Rogers.

BLACK WIDOW #8 by Phil Noto

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Next up is BLACK WIDOW #8 by Phil Noto. We're getting a little Russian on this one, but that's ok because Noto puts out some stunning work here, which is a bit weird to look at because the cover is a split of Black Widow and Winter Soldier.

BATMAN ETERNAL #13 by Dustin Nguyen

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Here is BATMAN ETERNAL #13 by Dustin Nguyen. The whole set up for this cover is pretty awesome. Nguyen always creates these very visually stunning covers and we love the little details he put into this piece like in Gordon's glasses.


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Next on our list is IRON FIST: THE LIVING WEAPON #4 by Kaare Andrews. Someone is about to get punched! This is a really cool cover, which Andrews uses a minimal amount of color here and mainly sticks with black and white.

MAGNETO #6 by Declan Shalvey & Jordie Bellaire

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Finally, here's MAGNETO #6 by Declan Shalvey & Jordie Bellaire. Well, this pretty much discusses the whole series. Magneto is the harbinger of death and each issue has a large body count. The reaper outfit looks awesome here as well.

Twitter pick of the week

CAPTAIN AMERICA #22 by Carlos Pacheco & Dean White

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You guys picked CAPTAIN AMERICA #22 by Carlos Pacheco & Dean White on Twitter. It makes sense, since Captain America is a true American hero and the colors by White here are truly awesome.

Finally, while this next book came out last week, we still need to give a little bit of love to our Canadian readers, especially since Canada Day was on July 1st. So here's an issue celebrating Canadian pride!


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We couldn't get the info on who did this cover, but man, I hope they're eating poutine at their seat, or maybe they're having some Timbits.

That's it for another week of awesome comic book covers. If you saw something you loved that didn't make our list, make sure to put it in the comment section below. Also, follow us on Twitter. Every Wednesday, we ask you to vote for your favorite covers using the hashtag #CVCovers. Have a great 4th and stay safe!

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@the_tree said:

This cover is awesome.

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I agree. Always catches my eye.

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Posted By Jphu8414

Man I love that Captain America majestic

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Posted By RuBoy96

Captain America Variant hands down.

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Posted By TheUnN4med

The Black Widow cover is my favorite this week.
Not a fan of the others.

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This cover is awesome.

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Posted By dimitridkatsis

The Captain America one is very well made.

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Posted By SmashBrawler

Sorry kids, no Futures End cover from me this week because I thought the latest issue's cover was pretty meh.

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@dagmar_merrill said:

@fallschirmjager said:

Alex Ross = auto win

I don't get how people don't like Ross.

I didn't know those people existed.

Yeah, they exist. They say that his women look too much like men and his men look too old. or something. I don't know, I don't really pay attention. I love his work so damn much.

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Posted By bladewolf

Love the Magneto cover!

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Posted By Winter_Kills

I agree: the Ross Cap is amazing, and puts the other Cap cover on here to shame. That single cover embodies everything that is Steve Rogers. Everything that is the Sentinel of Liberty. You can't help but look at it & be inspired. That's why Ross is da man, has been since Marvels and always will be. I even have an Alex Ross Cap poster on my wall. I also agree with the Black Widow cover- Noto does an awesome job, I love the split idea with her and Bucky, it's moody & atmospheric. I wish the contents of the issue matched that great cover. However, the same can be said for the Cap book, as well. Still, two great pieces of art.

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Posted By dagmar_merrill

Alex Ross = auto win

I don't get how people don't like Ross.

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@xwraith said:

You forgot Sorrentino again?

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@xwraith said:

You forgot Sorrentino again?

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So beautiful.

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Posted By Fallschirmjager

Alex Ross = auto win

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Posted By Sawcesome

The Captain Canuck cover could be by Kalman Andrasofszky, but I'm not completely sure about that.

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You forgot Sorrentino again?

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Posted By fables87

I really like Captain America's cover the best.

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Posted By MadeinBangladesh

Great covers this week. of course Cap variant is the best. Alex Ross is god. Iron Fist is my second favorite. Moon Knight should have been here.

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Posted By Krypton-115

Iron Fist and Magneto look amazing.

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Posted By Samuel_Simmons

I can't believe they did a good job this week. that never happens

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Posted By dagmar_merrill

I want Caps Alex Ross as a poster.

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Posted By M3th

Declan SHalvey YES!