Sufjan Stevens' Illinois (otherwise titled as Sufjan Stevens Invites You To: Come On Feel the Illinoise), one of the most celebrated and iconic album releases of the 2000s, is nearing its 10th anniversary. And to celebrate, the album's label Asthmatic Kitty will soon be revealing a newly updated special edition of the record, including an updated album cover.

There's only one distinct difference between the original cover and the 10th anniversary edition - replacing Superman with Marvel's own Blue Marvel. Originally, the release date of Illinois was actually pushed back simply because of the inclusion of Superman on the cover by DC Comics, which ordered a cease and desist letter to the label for still unclear reasons. At the time, rumors were that the company didn't want people to potentially confuse the album for the soundtrack of Bryan Singer's 2006 film Superman Returns, which was released several months after Illinois. Since, most of the speculation as to why was because of potential copyright infringement.

The album's original illustrator Divya Srinivasan drew Blue Marvel into the new edition, which was agreed upon by DC's rival competitor Marvel Comics rather easily - perhaps taking a soft dig at the company. The re-released will be available early next year in both Antimatter Blue and Cape White.

Read The 405's review of Stevens' positively excellent 2015 album Carrie & Lowell, which features 'No Shade In The Shadow Of The Cross', available to stream below.