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A History of Comedy Stars on the Cover of Rolling Stone

John Belushi, David Letterman, Jon Stewart and many more

Comedy Covers: RS-1013 : Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert

Photograph by Annie Leibovitz

This article appears in the October 10, 1974 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

 

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Comedy Covers: RS-298 : Robin Williams

Photograph by Richard Avedon

Robin Williams

This article appears in the August 23, 1979 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

Comedy Covers: RS-326 : Rodney Dangerfield

Photograph by Annie Leibovitz

Rodney Dangerfield

This article appears in the September 18, 1980 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

Comedy Covers: RS-350 : Bill Murray

Photograph by Andrea Blanch

Bill Murray

This article appears in the August 20, 1981 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

Comedy Covers: RS-361 : John Belushi

Photograph by Annie Leibovitz

John Belushi

This article appears in the January 21, 1982 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

Comedy Covers: RS-363 : Steve Martin

Photograph by Annie Leibovitz

Steve Martin

This article appears in the February 18, 1982 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

Comedy Covers: RS-368 : John Belushi

Photograph by Annie Leibovitz

John Belushi

This article appears in the April 29, 1982 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

Comedy Covers: RS-371 : David Letterman

Photograph by Herb Ritts

David Letterman

This article appears in the June 10, 1982 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

Comedy Covers: RS-378 : Robin Williams

Photograph by Bonnie Schiffman

Robin Williams

This article appears in the September 16, 1982 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

Comedy Covers: RS-384 : Bette Midler

Photograph by Greg Gorman

Bette Midler

This article appears in the December 9, 1982 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

Comedy Covers: RS-399 : Eddie Murphy

Photograph by Richard Avedon

Eddie Murphy

This article appears in the July 7, 1983 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

Comedy Covers: RS-406 : Chevy Chase

Photograph by Bonnie Schiffman

Chevy Chase

This article appears in the October 13, 1983 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

Comedy Covers: RS-419: Eddie Murphy

Photograph by Richard Avedon

Eddie Murphy

This article appears in the April 12, 1984 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

Comedy Covers: RS-428 : Bill Murray

Photograph by Barbara Walz

Bill Murray

This article appears in the August 16, 1984 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

Comedy Covers: RS-431 : John Belushi

Photograph by Gottfried Helnwein

John Belushi

This article appears in the September 27, 1984 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

Comedy Covers: RS-434 : Steve Martin

Photograph by Bonnie Schiffman

Steve Martin

This article appears in the November 8, 1984 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

Comedy Covers: RS-450 : David Letterman

Photograph by Deborah Feingold

David Letterman

This article appears in the June 20, 1985 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

Comedy Covers: RS-473 : Whoopi Goldberg

Photograph by Bonnie Schiffman

Whoopi Goldberg

This article appears in the May 8, 1986 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.