It’s week two of XXL’s look back on our decade of dominance as we reflect on all the covers we’ve done over the past 10 years. Throughout the years, various staffers have chimed in on which was the best XXL cover and for the first time we’re bringing you, the reader, into the discussion with a special online ballot.
Last week we began posting the covers year-by-year so you can vote for the Best XXL Cover from the past decade. We’ll continue putting up all the covers from a different year (2000 to 2009) until this Friday (Jan. 15), when we’ll start tallying the votes to determine the top 10 fan favorites by year.
Then, next week we’ll kick off a second round of voting that’ll run from Jan. 18 – Jan. 21 to find out which one will be crowned the Best XXL Cover of the Millennium. You can only vote for one cover a day, but feel free to come back to vote again for your favorites from 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004. The Best XXL Cover of the Millennium will be announced on Friday, January 22.
Without further ado, the 2005 XXL cover nominees are…