This was a brute-force simple cover. Nothing complex - just a mock-up of a Time Magazine
cover (cleverly renamed "Cross Time") with my attempt to do one of those DC "diverging alternate Earths" that they like so well. Add in the usual barcode fun-stuff and there you go.
Apart from that, it was a response to all those who have complained that the apa name "Point of Divergence" (and the issue number) wasn't "visible" enough on some of my previous mock-magazine covers. Well, it sure is here - even has a nice contrasting color.
Finally, there's a nod to the late, great Alison Brooks...