Of all the art homages I've seen in 2012, this piece might be my favorite: artist Matt Buck offers Galactus Devouring His Herald, his interpretation of Francisco Goya's famous Saturn Devouring His Son, with Galactus standing in for the Roman god of liberation and feasting on the Silver Surfer.

Here's Buck's piece in full:

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And for contrast, here's the original piece by Goya, based on the Greek myth that Cronus (known as Saturn in Roman mythology), for fear of someday being overthrown by one of his offspring, ate each one upon their birth:

Buck is selling high quality 11" x 17" prints of Galactus Devouring His Herald on his website.