View Full Version : Bad Covers

06-01-2011, 07:25 PM
...and not talking about the newest pop sensation doing a terrible remake of a classic rock song.

I was perusing a blog and saw a few book covers that had some notable flaws... so was wondering what covers y'all have seen that kinda made you giggle?

This is the one I saw earlier today... never mind his ring is on the wrong finger but daaang!


Jess Haines
06-01-2011, 11:51 PM
Katiebabs (http://kbgbabbles.blogspot.com/) features bad book covers in her WTFery posts every week.

I've seen some doozies.

Chris P
06-01-2011, 11:57 PM
The ring issue is probably because they flipped the picture so they could lay out the text how they wanted.

But unless the model had her fingers go through a meat grinder, that just looks painful.

Alessandra Kelley
06-02-2011, 12:14 AM
This thread worries me a little. It's easy to mock poorly-done art, and goodness knows there's enough of it about. To your credit, adarkfox, your example is a professionally published work where multiple people were involved who should have known better, and it's funny. But boy, it could easily turn nasty.

Silver King
06-02-2011, 05:26 AM
This thread worries me a little...
It concerns me also. We've had dust-ups here in the past while ridiculing book covers that led to arguments and hurt feelings.

In addition, I don't feel comfortable dissing a cover from one of the most successful living authors of our time, for any reason.

So with that in mind, we'll put this one to bed.