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Phoenix Resurrection: The Return Of Jean Grey #1 Remastered Editions

Marvel Comics, published date: February 2018.

Guide: $25 NM
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1:1,000 Color

3 Star Rating: Rare 101-1,000 Rare Phoenix Resurrection #1 Remastered John Byrne Color Edition

Diamond Code: OCT170829
Incentive Ratio: 1:1000
In Shops: 2017-12-27
Barcode: 7-59606-08848-5-00161

Guide: $40 NM
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1:2,000 Color

3 Star Rating: Rare 101-1,000 Rare Phoenix Resurrection #1 Remastered John Byrne Sketch Edition

Diamond Code: OCT170830
Incentive Ratio: 1:2000
In Shops: 2017-12-27
Barcode: 7-59606-08848-5-00171


In December 2017, Marvel kicked off the Phoenix Resurrection mini series with numerous covers and the predictable high ratio recycled art variants featured here.

Below are 9 other covers released at the end of 2017 (further prints and variants would follow in 2018):

Phoenix Resurrection #1 Covers

From left to right, top to bottom, they are:

  • 00111/OCT170824: Regular Leinil Francis Yu 3D Lenticular cover
  • 00121/OCT170826: 1:50 Arthur Adams cover
  • 00131/OCT170827: John Tyler Christopher Trading Card Cover
  • 00141/AUG178989: Stanley Artgerm Lau Red Costume Cover
  • 00151/OCT170831: 1:25 Jenny Frison Cover
  • 00181/OCT170832: Skottie Young Baby Cover
  • 00191/OCT170828: In-Hyuk Lee Cover
  • 00124/OCT170825: 1:100 Stanley Artgerm Lau Green Costume Virgin Variant
  • 00116/OCT170833: 1:100 Leinil Francis Yu Green Costume Variant

The art for the 1:1,000 and 1:2,000 covers was recycled (and remastered) from the splash page of Uncanny X-Men #136 (published in August 1980) with art by John Byrne, which was inked by Terry Austin and colored by Glynis Wein:

Phoenix Resurrection #1 Art from X-Men #136 by John Byrne Splash Page

In late February 2018 (a couple of months since the comic went on sale), the CGC registry had 5 "Remastered Editions" and 4 "Remastered Sketch Editions" gradings recorded in their registry.

Both of these rare recycled John Byrne art variants are demanding high prices with some sellers asking for over $1,000 for a 9.8 graded 1:2000 copy at the end of February 2018.

Phoenix Resurrection #1 John Byrne Remastered Variants:
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