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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #255 on: February 03, 2013, 09:42:52 PM »
The guy in the hoodie sure gets around.
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #256 on: February 03, 2013, 10:00:12 PM »
THahaha, I have a Mark Charan Newton that DOESN'T have the hoodie guy on the cover :o


Maybe hoodie guy got a better offer?



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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #257 on: February 03, 2013, 10:33:46 PM »
Am I allowed to object to the Mark Newton cover being in here, or will the regulars tell me to get back in my box?
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #258 on: February 03, 2013, 10:52:44 PM »
Am I allowed to object to the Mark Newton cover being in here, or will the regulars tell me to get back in my box?

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« Reply #259 on: February 03, 2013, 11:34:15 PM »
The guy in the hoodie sure gets around.

He could at least change his clothes....
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #260 on: February 03, 2013, 11:47:15 PM »
The guy in the hoodie sure gets around.

He could at least change his clothes....

What if he has done, only his wardrobe consists of the same hoodie in varying shades of black  :o
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #261 on: June 08, 2013, 07:48:11 PM »
Reviving an old thread here. Links and all. 92 pages of really bad covers...

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« Reply #262 on: June 09, 2013, 04:14:57 AM »
Reviving an old thread here. Links and all. 92 pages of really bad covers...

http://www.goodshowsir.co.uk/

My eyes can't take it.

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #263 on: June 10, 2013, 09:39:46 AM »
Reviving an old thread here. Links and all. 92 pages of really bad covers...

http://www.goodshowsir.co.uk/


Oh. My. Word.

My eyes hurt, actually physically hurt.
 
What on earth where people thinking actually allowing some of those on the shelves!? Some are bad-funny, others are just bad-awful.

Eek!!
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #264 on: June 10, 2013, 12:11:48 PM »
I thought the Driftglass one was alright. I mean, the image is bizarre, but the layout is nicely put together.

The rest though...

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #265 on: July 26, 2013, 04:30:53 PM »
I shared this on Twitter already today, and it may not be the worst, but seems to deserve mention. This replaced the standard cover in audible, so it may only be the audiobook.... whatever it is, I really hope its temporary. It may be one of the worst updated covers I have seen.


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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #266 on: July 26, 2013, 04:49:44 PM »
I shared this on Twitter already today, and it may not be the worst, but seems to deserve mention. This replaced the standard cover in audible, so it may only be the audiobook.... whatever it is, I really hope its temporary. It may be one of the worst updated covers I have seen.



Good lord. That looks a little bit like Stephen King lurking in the sky there.  :o
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #267 on: July 26, 2013, 04:51:30 PM »
I shared this on Twitter already today, and it may not be the worst, but seems to deserve mention. This replaced the standard cover in audible, so it may only be the audiobook.... whatever it is, I really hope its temporary. It may be one of the worst updated covers I have seen.



Good lord. That looks a little bit like Stephen King lurking in the sky there.  :o

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #268 on: July 26, 2013, 04:56:58 PM »
Reviving an old thread here. Links and all. 92 pages of really bad covers...

http://www.goodshowsir.co.uk/
Oh. My. Word.
My eyes hurt, actually physically hurt.
What on earth where people thinking actually allowing some of those on the shelves!? Some are bad-funny, others are just bad-awful.
Eek!!

I can sympathize to an extent but seeing as how I remember when the local convenience stores had racks of these books sitting near the counter, I will say that it's a little unfair to judge those covers by modern standards.  The world of Sci Fi and Fantasy was quite different back then, as was society in general.  Isn't progress wonderful?

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #269 on: July 26, 2013, 04:58:07 PM »
I shared this on Twitter already today, and it may not be the worst, but seems to deserve mention. This replaced the standard cover in audible, so it may only be the audiobook.... whatever it is, I really hope its temporary. It may be one of the worst updated covers I have seen.



Good lord. That looks a little bit like Stephen King lurking in the sky there.  :o

"Stephen King is out to steal the sun in this wildly popular debut by Scott Lynch."

I didn't even see the face in the sky till you mentioned it. Creepy.... o.0