Slate has an article about New York magazine paying homage/stealing George Lois Esquire covers. A few of their examples are a bit of a stretch, but a few are clearly meant to evoke specific Lois covers. The article headline has a bit of a gotcha tone, but I was happy to see an article about graphic design.
The article reminded me that in my sophomore year of college my design department had a costume contest and I won best costume by dressing up as my professor and doing what I thought was a fairly spot on impersonation. My reward for winning was an original copy of this classic Lois cover:
Read more about George Lois: www.georgelois.com