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The Best Comic Covers of the 60s  

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List Rules Upvote the coolest, most interesting looking comic book covers, originally published in the 1960s

You can't judge a book by it's cover. Usually. Comic books are the exception, as the beauty and awesomeness of a comic book's cover is just a preview of the greatness inside. And when it comes to comic book covers, the 1960s were chock full of weird art, gorgeous new character design, and odd story lines. The 60s was one of the weirdest decades in comics and one of the most diverse. With many characters we still love and know today being created in the 60s (Spider-Man, the X-Men), and others going through some of their oddest stages (Batman, Superman) What are the best comic book covers from the 60s?

Often, you can judge a comic book by its cover, especially when the same artist is handling the interiors as well. Comic book cover art is its own specialized form of entertainment. You need to catch the eye of the reader and show some of what's going on within the book's pages, all while not giving too much away.

The most awesome comic book covers from the 1960s on this list all do just that. Cast your votes for the greatest comic book covers of the 60s – those covers that had you captivated before you even turned a page.
1 149 VOTES
Amazing Fantasy #15
Amazing Fantasy #15 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Comic Covers of the 60s
Photo:  Marvel
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2 101 VOTES
Incredible Hulk #1
Incredible Hulk #1 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Comic Covers of the 60s
Photo:  Marvel
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3 137 VOTES
Amazing Spider-Man #50
Amazing Spider-Man #50 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Comic Covers of the 60s
Photo:  Marvel
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4 153 VOTES
Amazing Spider-Man #39
Amazing Spider-Man #39 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Comic Covers of the 60s
Photo:  Marvel
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