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Often you'll see covers paying homage to or parodying a famous comic cover. For example:

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So, which cover has been...well...covered the most?

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  • The last one even has a trope on TVTropes: tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/PietaPlagiarism For some re-stealing, see cracked.com/…
    – Martijn
    Jul 27, 2015 at 15:55
  • Action #1 has to be in the running.
    – Politank-Z
    Jul 27, 2015 at 16:13
  • There's a famous cover of the Justice League fighting Starro that has been re-imagined numerous times in various JL media (such as a cutaway in Young Justice, the cover of a fictional book about the JL in the New 52, another cutaway on the Justice League cartoon, etc).
    – Nerrolken
    Aug 11, 2015 at 16:18
  • How did Reed Richards get wrapped up in all that rope?? Did that massive creature do it? Did he just trip and land in a big heap of rope??
    – Daft
    Aug 11, 2015 at 16:53
  • @Martijn Even Multiple Man got a Pieta cover.
    – user31178
    Aug 11, 2015 at 17:52

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I doubt anything is parodied as much as Action Comics #1, but Amazing Fantasy #15 (the first appearance of Spider-Man) is pretty iconic, too. This page shows several:

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I think Fantastic Four #1 probably takes the cake - too many to embed them all but check out this website - must be a few hundred! enter image description here

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Hmm, there's also the famous Wanted poster cover first scene in Uncanny X-men 141. They've used that in almost Every comic brand, Marvel, Dc, etc.

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