Sunday, 9 September 2018

They Say,

you should never judge a book by it's cover, 

 well here are a few covers to tempt you, and a few rules that must apply to all terrible sci-fi and fantasy book covers, some of the things to look for in a cover,

1. So much going on it burns your eyes, covers should have elves, dragons, spaceships and large busty women, all on the same glorious cover!

 when I read the title of this one I was almost agreeing!

2. Terrible art. Awful… just awful, crazed monsters that are congenital disorders with no skeletal support, brush strokes that display a hilariously misinformed understanding of anatomical proportions, unreadable and/or multiple horrible fonts, magical light orbs that lack even the most basic digital imaging techniques, that sort of thing,

3. Epic things happening, look for people doing crazy things, such as holding a staff to a dragons eye, firing a laser pistol with one hand whilst doing stunts on a hoverbike with the other, or summoning interdimensional beasts whilst surrounded by improbably-clad warrior priestesses who are fighting off invisible fairies on top of a mountain made of crystal and sand,

still this one must have been a good read, well book one was, this is book two! for over 60 pages of the most terrible sci-fi covers, pop over to Good Show Sir, You've been warned, some are truly awful!

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