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Moon Knight #200 Bill Sienkiewicz Variants

Marvel Comics, December 2018 (in shops 2018-10-24)

3 Star Rating: Rare 101-1,000 Rare

Guide: $200 NM
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1:500

Moon Knight #200 Sienkiewicz 1:500 cover
Guide: $200+NM
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1:1000

Moon Knight #200 Sienkiewicz 1:1000 cover

 

DARKEST NIGHT!

  • MARC SPECTOR comes face-to-face with his demons!
  • Old enemies return!
  • It's a celebration of 200 issues of the multifaceted MOON KNIGHT with an oversized anniversary issue you'd be crazy to miss!

36 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $4.99.

This issue was written by Max Bemis with interior art by Paul Davidson.

Moon Knight #200 two other covers

As is usual for a landmark issue, Marvel printed a number of different covers including:
  • Becky Cloonan regular edition (barcode suffix 20011 / Diamond code AUG181016)
  • Kevin Nowlan 1 for 50 retailer incentive edition (barcode suffix 20021 / Diamond code AUG181017)
  • Philip Tan 1:25 edition (barcode suffix 20051 / Diamond code AUG181018)
  • IFC Comic Store Exclusive by Skan (barcode suffix 20061)
  • David Finch variant (barcode suffix 20071 / Diamond code AUG188543)

The first two are shown above and the last three are shown below:

Moon Knight #200 three other covers

The Bill Sienkiewicz remastered variants featured here are the 1:1000 sketch variant (barcode suffix 20031 / Diamond code AUG181020) and 1:500 color variant (barcode suffix 20041 / Diamond code AUG181019) both of which re-use art that was originally printed in Moon Knight #5 from 1981:

Moon Knight #5 Covers from March 1981.

The art was from the interior splash page of the comic, as shown below:

Moon Knight #5 Bill Sienkiewicz splash page by from March 1981.

Here's the re-mastered color art used for the cover of the 1:500 variant of #200:

Moon Knight #200 Bill Sienkiewicz remastered art

CGC categorize the 1:500 as the "Remastered Edition" and there were five recorded gradings in their census in early February 2019, all in the top grade of 9.8 (near mint / mint). The "Remastered Sketch Edition" had only two recorded gradings at that time, both in 9.8.

Moon Knight #200 Sienkiewicz Variants:
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