The finalists for the American Society of Magazine Editors’ (ASME) second annual Best Cover Contest were announced today. The judges apparently have a thing for The Colbert Report’s Stephen Colbert-his image is on three of the finalists.

L-R: Best Celebrity Cover, Best Concept Cover, Best Coverline

And they like babes on buildings, too.


-R: Best Celebrity Cover, Best Fashion Cover

There are seven categories and 21 finalists. See the full gallery here.