When you look at a lot of comics covers in quick succession, it quickly becomes apparent that there are certain images that you see repeated constantly. When an artist has so much work to do, is so little time, it’s not surprising that they often fall back on cliches, or warm over a design they’ve used successfully in the past. Witness these Avengers covers from the House of Ideas:

Avengers Annual #2

Avengers Annual #2

Avengers #53

Avengers #53

Avengers #70

Avengers #70

Art by Buscemas John and Sal

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