Various Image Comics' titles will be honoring the publisher's past successes in a series of variant covers in February celebrating the company's 25th anniversary. Titled "Homage covers celebrating Past, Present, Future," the first-released cover is Eric Canete and Jordan Boyd's Deadly Class #26 variant, homaging Cyberforce #1 by Marc Silvestri, Scott Williams, Olyoptics, and Joe Chiodo.
Interestingly, this cover has been homaged in subsequent Image Comics' covers on several occasions, ranging from 2012's Cyberforce #1 variant by Chris Giarrusso to Silvestri referencing himself in 2006's Cyberforce #1 relaunch.
And it was Silvestri's previous studio, Homage - co-founded with Williams, Jim Lee, and Whilce Portacio - that was the breeding ground for Image Comics' original formation.
Look for more homage variants to be released. Image has also planned different variants for the elevent subsequent months included in the 25th anniversary of Image's formation.