Phil Noto knows how to create a stylish retro vibe, and he can conjure up a soft-edged gauzy aesthetic that perfectly evokes the nostalgic familiarity of photographs from the 1960s and 70s. It's a talent that he exploited to beautiful effect in a series of pieces for his Tumblr that presented Silver Age Marvel heroes in the mode of old celebrity snaps from Life Magazine; the images that would have existed if these heroes had been real in the age they were created.

Those Tumblr images are the clear inspiration for a month of Phil Noto variant covers at Marvel this February, though the inspiration stretches beyond Life Magazine pastiches to cover hip-hop, fashion photography, and even candid personal images. Several of the covers were released this week courtesy of Marvel, Comic Vine, CBR and Newsarama, and they're a gorgeous selection of images, so we've collected them all in one place for your appreciation.

 

All-New Captain America
All-New Captain America
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Daredevil
Daredevil
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Guardians Of The Galaxy
Guardians Of The Galaxy
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Amazing Spider-Man
Amazing Spider-Man
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Angela: Asgard's Assassin
Angela: Asgard's Assassin
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Thor
Thor
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Hulk
Hulk
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Uncanny X-Men
Uncanny X-Men
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Rocket Raccoon
Rocket Raccoon
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Ant-Man
Ant-Man
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Deathlok
Deathlok
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All-New X-Men
All-New X-Men
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Black Widow
Black Widow
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Inhumans
Inhumans
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Yet to be revealed at the time of this writing are the covers for Avengers, New Avengers, Deadpool, Legendary Star-Lord, and SHIELD.