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Year in Review: The Best (and Worst!) Magazine Covers of 2017

Question: What makes you stop in your tracks when passing your local newsstand? Is it a magazine featuring the social media It girl of the moment? A certain actress (or actor) promoting their latest Hollywood movie? Or a cover endorsing one of your favorite fashion models? Sometimes, despite a beloved cover model and the magazine’s best efforts, things can go drastically wrong. And sometimes, all the pieces come together to create cover magic. Here, we take a look back at the covers our discerning forum members ranked as the best — and worst — over the past 12 months, with some surprising results.

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