Purchasing “Action Comics #1000” Variant Covers – Poll Results

In the latest Superman Homepage Member Poll we asked you the following question:

How many of the variant covers for “Action Comics #1000” will you be buying?

Looks like Superman fans are a little overwhelmed by how many variant covers there are coming out for “Action Comics #1000”, with most of you saying you’ll just pick up one variant cover, while quite a few of you don’t intend to buy any variant covers.

Here’s the complete voting breakdown:

How many of the variant covers for "Action Comics #1000" will you be buying?
  • Just one 27%, 67 votes
    67 votes 27%
    67 votes - 27% of all votes
  • None 23%, 58 votes
    58 votes 23%
    58 votes - 23% of all votes
  • All of them if I can 16%, 40 votes
    40 votes 16%
    40 votes - 16% of all votes
  • A couple 13%, 32 votes
    32 votes 13%
    32 votes - 13% of all votes
  • More than a few 8%, 21 vote
    21 vote 8%
    21 vote - 8% of all votes
  • Not Applicable - I buy my comic books digitally 8%, 19 votes
    19 votes 8%
    19 votes - 8% of all votes
  • Most of them 4%, 11 votes
    11 votes 4%
    11 votes - 4% of all votes
Total Votes: 248
March 7, 2018 - March 14, 2018
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March 15, 2018 9:47 am

I’m just not a fan of the whole variant covers thing. They are just a way of making you buy multiple copies of the exact same issue when you really only need one. It’s exploiting when you think about it. That’s not to say the covers as pieces of artwork unto themselves aren’t awesome but to be real about it, I like most people got bills to pay and gotta eat. I can’t reasonably afford to buy a bazillion copies of the same issue nor do I really feel a desire to outside of maybe having one to read and… Read more »

March 15, 2018 3:09 pm
Reply to  MattComics

I’m still deciding on which variants I want to buy. Maybe two different variants, because all would be a bit pricey. They definitely made a lot of covers for Superman’s 80th anniversary.