Jan 23, 2017 inappropriate and hilarious book covers. The plots arent too bad, although i found all the characters incredibly twodimensional, but i hated browns writing overly descriptive, and packed with some really stupid figurative language. They tell us not to judge a book on its cover but you can certainly judge this publishing company on their godawful choices for book covers on famous literature. Ive been told not to judge a book by its cover, but when the cover has a title like reusing old graves, its hard not to. Theres some strange stuff marketed to our kids, and the people came up with a list of the top 20 worst childrens book covers. If you want good book covers, try creepshow, shock. I always judge books by the cover literally speaking of course sometimes, i dont even bother to read the blurb. The 40 worst book covers and titles ever created blazepress. Nov 25, 2019 the press with the most covers on the list. Horrible covers 288 books meet your next favorite book. Aug 07, 2014 the five worst book covers ever when penguin posted the artwork for their new edition of charlie and the chocolate factory on facebook, users guessed it was a new cover for lolita or the valley of. Designed ten years after the books first publication, to coincide with the release of the 1971 film adaptation by stanley kubrick, this iconic cover was designed and realised by pelham in a single night after an illustrators first attempt was deemed inadequate. Oct 19, 2018 but worst of all are the covers, which are so offensively terrible that it makes you question whether the cheap price is worth it. The cover of the watchmen is in the real world and looks quite real, but its starting to turn into a comic book, a portal to another dimension.
I always felt like something was missing from my life. Who knows whether these where innocent over looked mistakes, or if the. This is real and it is about exactly what you think it is. The five worst book covers ever when penguin posted the artwork for their new edition of charlie and the chocolate factory on facebook, users guessed it was a. Let us know in the comments or on twitter, and well start adding them to the post.
A new blog is picking out the best of the worst authordesigned book covers, and its gloriously awful stuff alison flood wed 9 jan 20 10. Designed ten years after the book s first publication, to coincide with the release of the 1971 film adaptation by stanley kubrick, this iconic cover was designed and realised by pelham in a single night after an illustrators first attempt was deemed inadequate. Crime and punishment is a cbs sitcom and raskolnikov just. Who knows whether these where innocent over looked mistakes, or if the publisher author did it on purpose. Most of the time, we post only the best works from the best artists, but sometimes it is far more entertaining to look at the worst examples. Ranking lotr covers from best to worst book news, best. Which is what makes kindle disastersa tumblr dedicated entirely to the worst totally real, and often onsale ebook covers in the worldsuch a tragically hilarious experience. The entire point of the book is that the manic pixie dream girl trope doesnt exist in real life, that you cant boil people down to the idea of the person, and that everyone is a lot more complex and nuanced than these lazy tropes lead us to believe. So we hope that you will enjoy the ten worst comic book gimmick covers of alltime. People who voted on this list 211 mb what she read 6966 books 111 friends nina 820 books 64 friends brad 2360.
On the plus side, no one can fault the research that fiona rule has put into this book her detail has been something of an education. Though we have no clue how many copies books like fancy coffins and goodbye testicles sold, were pretty sure their titles made more buzz than the content inside. Crime and punishment is a cbs sitcom and raskolnikov just exclaimed uh ohhhhh. The cover image itself isnt so bad, as it depicts the individual xmen shocked at what looks like a silhouette of professor x falling out of his wheel chair. These are the covers i grew up with, so i might be biased, but i like the strong color choices, especially in the later books, and the faces look pretty normal. Worst book covers literature a forum of ice and fire. The best and worst books of 2015 by alexander nazaryan on 120315 at 11. If you shouldnt judge a book by its cover, then the same rule will probably also apply to music album covers. Simpson later rereleased by ron goldmans family, one of the victims of the brutal murders is the worst celebrity book cover simply because of the audacity of simpson to write such a book. Ill be back to vote and abstain from voting some more.
The stupendous fantasy of the aztec hounds turned loose on the modern world. There is no shortage of terrible book covers for the classics, and scrolling through these abominations on the internet is always good for a laugh. They tell us not to judge a book on its cover but you can certainly judge. Books like satans pets or the green flames of aries may be ridiculous, but at least theyre interesting to look at, unlike twilight, for example. Cracked only offers comment voting to subscribing members. Anybody can be coolbut awesome takes practice by lorraine peterson. Occasionally, you can tell what the publishers are trying to communicate, even with a bad book cover. The five worst book covers ever books the guardian. May 11, 2017 50 hilariously bad kindle covers previous slide next slide 1 of 51 view all skip ad amazons kindle ebooks have revolutionised the way that people can read, write and publish books. Jan 09, 20 a new blog is picking out the best of the worst authordesigned book covers, and its gloriously awful stuff alison flood wed 9 jan 20 10. Jul 12, 2019 book riot has talked about the best comic book artists working today and what makes a great cover in general. King of scars by leigh bardugo okay honestly this is horrible. Im super excited about this because theres just so many i can choose im picky with my covers okay so lets do this thing. Or maybe its the absolute opposite because the album cover art should display the personality behind the music and give us.
Also love the modern feel this has with the use of neon inks on natural papers. Trends in ya book covers june 1, 2014 by wordnerd227 in geeky opinions. But worst of all are the covers, which are so offensively terrible that it makes you question whether the cheap price is worth it. These book covers are so terrible you wont believe theyre real. Ever since i was a kid, i would pick out the books i wanted to read by looking at their covers. She has just one real leg the other is a prosthetic, having lost a leg in a farm. Aug 28, 2015 10 worst covers august 28, 2015 khoi cakes 19 comments let me preface this article by stating that art is subjective and that you, the reader, may not necessarily consider some of these covers the worst ever or even bad in general. What are the worst beatles covers youve ever heard ones so bad, theyre good. These book covers are so terrible you wont believe they. See more ideas about album covers, worst album covers and bad album. Babes, crime, helpless women, magazine, true detective leave a comment. Jun 24, 2019 instead the album has been singled out as the best of the worst not for bults singing abilities, but for its unfortunate cover art. Its often been said the comic industry can be seen as before watchmen, and after watchmen, and this applies to comic book covers as well. By mikepattonfan sean warhurst jun 8, 2012 share this story.
This list presents you with 15 examples of comic book cover mistakes. Particularly when the title says something like everyone poops. See more ideas about album covers, worst album covers and album. Subscribers also have access to loads of hidden content. There are spoilers on covers, and then there are spoilers on covers. Now, its time to present 26 of the absolute best comic book covers of all time. Do you remember 33 worst photoshop mistakes and top 15 worst logo fails. While by no means the most visually offensive of the housewives book covers, avivas may have the worst pun. Clearly, the guy on the cover with the nineties hair has mastered the art of awesome.
Make no mistake about it, each of these books is or was actually available for sale. The cogeyed droog design was thus adopted and instantly became a design classic. Instead the album has been singled out as the best of the worst not for bults singing abilities, but for its unfortunate cover art. The best of the worst book covers on titles you can actually buy online. The five worst book covers ever 1 charlie and the chocolate factory by roald dahl. I dont care if its real, its pretty, and i need it.
Several of them represent failed tech rather than failed art, such as foilembossed covers that omitted the foil. Discover unique things to do, places to eat, and sights to see in the best destinations around the world with bring me. They say you should never judge a book by its cover, however sometimes you cant help it. An evil cousin and a corrupt muay thai boxing promoter attempt to prevent khit, the bicultural thaiscottish hero, from assuming his new title and inheriting a highland castle, but have to contend with a determined khit, hellbent on protecting his lover, brother, and three sons. Also featuring i saw them kill michael farmer and the voodoo widows recipe for death. Proof that the worst album covers dont necessarily house the worst music. I usually only put actual covers, but this one snuck up on me. The worst new superhero costumes of the 90s duration.
The cliche dont judge a book by its cover never made sense to me. Because i am terrible at ranking things, ive just put them in chronological order. Hermione does have red hair for some reason, which is the worst, but overall decent. No real knock on him, were just having some fun here. The da vinci code, by dan brown and angels and demons, also by dan brown are two of the worst books ive ever read.
Gaze in horror at some of these truly appalling covers. She has just one real leg the other is a prosthetic, having lost. Whether intentionally funny or just completely oblivious, here are some of the worst book titles youve ever seen. From the cover of zombie raccoons and killer bunnies to cooking with pooh.
Mar 24, 2015 they say you should never judge a book by its cover, however sometimes you cant help it. And, of course, artists who distort human figures into positions absurd even by the standards of comic book anatomy. This is an interesting read but its focus goes beyond the worst street and covers the surrounding area, so the title is a little misleading. Flux books, of which there is already one on this list imho just meh but not the worst ive seen. We all know that we shouldnt judge a book by its cover. Jul 31, 2017 the cliche dont judge a book by its cover never made sense to me. Inappropriate, controversial, or just plain bad duration.1402 177 1272 811 933 1256 1351 1066 793 346 422 104 382 457 1258 628 182 1570 711 184 715 13 585 289 370 858 729 1035 1242 1286 1379 1278 54 600 1270 1443 49 407 1208 1429 332 359 1283 1364 479