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Offline kevinjamesbreaux

Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #30 on: March 22, 2011, 07:13:48 PM »
The Creeping Evil made me LOL very hard. I made it my PC's wall paper too. Thanks!!!!


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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #31 on: March 22, 2011, 07:21:51 PM »
Okay this might not be the worst, but I think perhaps it could use a redraw.



I just finished this book.  It was good!  A modern retelling of Beauty and the Beast set in turn of the 20th century San Francisco.  The beast of this story is half wolf and the little dragon on the table is supposed to be a salamander.  Yeah...  The cover needs a bit of work I think. XD

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #32 on: March 23, 2011, 06:18:09 AM »
Certainly an interesting one ^^^
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« Reply #33 on: March 23, 2011, 08:48:13 AM »
I think the creeping evil is my favourite too :) Well... My favourite worst... worst favourite... erm... you know what I mean right? :D

And Autumn2May couldn't understand why people would be embarrassed reading Fantasy novels on the tube... look at these covers A2M... LOOK AT THEM! :P

This guy would be too embarrassed to hold almost any of these :P

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« Reply #34 on: March 23, 2011, 10:27:32 PM »
haha...this thread is hilarious.

I was glad to see The Great Hun was postedt. My gosh, can any series of covers be worse than The Wheel of Time! It is hard to believe those book  sold as much as they have with those horrid covers!  Wish they were more in line with the e-book covers.

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #35 on: March 24, 2011, 06:28:58 AM »
haha...this thread is hilarious.

I was glad to see The Great Hunt was posted. My gosh, can any series of covers be worse than The Wheel of Time! It is hard to believe those book  sold as much as they have with those horrid covers!  Wish they were more in line with the e-book covers.

Finally someone agrees with me!
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #36 on: March 24, 2011, 06:31:47 AM »
there's some artist, have no idea who, who makes all of the people on his covers look like trolls…he did this cover: 

Who is this, and why do they keep giving him covers?!
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #37 on: March 24, 2011, 01:02:36 PM »
I like fantasy, but nothing makes me want to read that book at all ^^^^
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« Reply #38 on: March 24, 2011, 04:11:33 PM »
I think the creeping evil is my favourite too :) Well... My favourite worst... worst favourite... erm... you know what I mean right? :D

I really have a copy of that unfortunate book around somewhere... will do a hi-res scan when I find it, so people can make wallpapers.

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« Reply #39 on: March 24, 2011, 04:53:17 PM »
I like fantasy, but nothing makes me want to read that book at all ^^^^

And it's really too bad, because it's actually a pretty good series. I'd perhaps put it down more in the YA category, but it's solid, and original. But that cover? UGH!
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« Reply #40 on: March 25, 2011, 10:39:42 AM »
I think the creeping evil is my favourite too :) Well... My favourite worst... worst favourite... erm... you know what I mean right? :D

I really have a copy of that unfortunate book around somewhere... will do a hi-res scan when I find it, so people can make wallpapers.

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #41 on: March 25, 2011, 11:23:40 AM »
Damn you Bastards!  Just pissing myself with laughter.

These all make The Great Hunt look good!



I never got why they allowed him to do the WoT covers, they are by far the worst simply because they are among the best books. Terry Brooks has some really terrible covers for the Shannara books as well.
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #42 on: April 28, 2011, 08:27:41 AM »
Found this in an Indonesian book shop:



Robert Jordan goes Crouching Tiger on our arses!
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #43 on: April 28, 2011, 11:30:13 AM »
Wow. That looks like the movie poster for The Last Airbender!

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« Reply #44 on: April 28, 2011, 04:22:14 PM »
Certainly wouldn't look out of place...