1994 Comic Images : Previews Cover Cards

"He's Back! But How?"

In 1994 Comic Images released a promotional series of trading cards that reprinted covers of Previews, a monthly comic book magazine. The set is comprised of 13 cover cards and a checklist. The cards are not numbered, but the backs contain information about the issue presented.

Superman is featured on one embossed card in this series. The Superman card reprints the cover of Previews, vol. 3, no. 2, dated February 1993.
1994 Comic Images Previews Magazine Covers - Vol. 3 #2 - Superman1994 Comic Images Previews Magazine Covers - Vol. 3 #2 - Superman (Back)
The embossed relief on the original Previews cover has a stronger cameo effect than the card. The issue promoted the return of Superman in Adventures of Superman #500. The cover was created from a drawing by Jerry Ordway, who was departing as writer of the series.
Superman by Jerry Ordway, Previews, vol. 3, no. 2,  February 1993
The image was also used on embossed 9 x 11.5 inch promotional sheets for the magazine. According to Previews, fans requested a second printing of the cover and issue.
1994 Comic Images : Previews Cover Cards Checklist
The checklist promotes another set, but no information is available regarding a second series.

A complete 1994 set consists of 14 base cards and a checklist.



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