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TIME Magazine cover to show Osama bin Laden covered with a red X

Time.com and AP

This picture provided by Time magazine shows the cover of a special issue of the magazine on the death of Osama bin Laden, to hit newsstands on Thursday, May 5, 2011. The cover image features a red “X” over bin Laden’s face, and the magazine says it is the fourth cover in Time’s history to feature the red “X.” Other covers showed Adolf Hitler on May 7, 1945, Saddam Hussein on April 21, 2003, and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi on June 19, 2006.

The Osama bin Laden cover was commissioned and painted in 2002.  Here's a link to all four red x covers.