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Posts tagged book cover

Jun 16 '14
Magazine cover: The Hotspur #633, 1948. (cannot find artist)

Magazine cover: The Hotspur #633, 1948. (cannot find artist)

(Source: psychedelicway)

Jun 11 '14
May 29 '14

nicolasdelort:

Cover for The Waking that Kills by Stephen Gregory to be published by Solaris

The ghosts that haunt us are not always strangers

When his elderly father suffers a stroke, Christopher Beale returns to England. He has no home, no other family. Adrift, he answers an advert for a live-in tutor for a teenage boy. The boy is Lawrence Lundy, who possesses the spirit of his father, a military pilot - missing, presumed dead. Unable to accept that his father his gone, Lawrence keeps his presence alive, in the big old house, in the overgrown garden.

His mother, Juliet, a few, scatty widow living on her nerves, keeps the boy at home, away from her other children, away from the world. And in the suffocating heat of a long summer, she too is infected by the madness of her son. Christopher Beale becomes entangled in a strange household… enmeshed in the oddness of the boy and his fragile mother. Only by forcing the boy to release the spirit of his father can there be any escape from the haunting.

A dark novel of possession.

I have not read this book, but the pitch makes it sound very interesting.

I really like what AD Ben Smith did with the type here, really works well with the illustration.

May 13 '14
greiison:

ohhhh don’t mind me, just gearing up… !

greiison:

ohhhh don’t mind me, just gearing up… !

Apr 8 '14
thefundaynews:

Earl Oliver Hurst

thefundaynews:

Earl Oliver Hurst

Apr 6 '14

evelmiina:

Some pictures of the book itself! Book design by Päivi Toikka. 

Mar 29 '14
Mar 23 '14
ghostattack:

(via En librairie - Kerascoët)

Beauty (vol. 3), by Kerascoët and Hubert

ghostattack:

(via En librairie - Kerascoët)

Beauty (vol. 3), by Kerascoët and Hubert

Mar 21 '14

the-listing-attic:

Illustrated book covers, Edward Gorey.

Mar 8 '14

flavorcountry:

thelastgreatpoolparty:

artsyrup:

Dan McPharlin

Wow, yes.

This is great, but it just serves to remind me of the fact that the last time I googled “Why does every album title by Pretty Lights contain exactly seven syllables and rhyme with the other ones” came up with nothing.

Mar 6 '14
searre:

Rene Gruau for Sir magazine (1980)

searre:

Rene Gruau for Sir magazine (1980)

(Source: likeafieldmouse)

Feb 4 '14

rufftoon:

ronniedelcarmen:

thefundaynews:

Kerascoët– Beautiful Darkness

Finally a North American release ( with English translation! ) due out later this year.  Drawn and Quaterly

I love this book. Masterfully written and drawn by this wonderful duo of illustrators/cartoonists Marie Pommepuy and Sébastien Cosset. I asked Sébastien when we met them at a gallery show at Arludik who, what where in the world did this story come from. He waves both hands in disclaim and says, “Marie.” Amazing.

Oh my…YES!

Great book, and one of the darkest darkest fairy tales I read in recent years. Oh yes, very very dark! 

Jan 28 '14

catsandthelaw:

So much lust for the Folio Society edition of His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman. Illustrated by Peter Bailey

Jan 25 '14
Jan 4 '14
brightsplashes:

A stupid comic cover variant I did based on this cover. 

brightsplashes:

A stupid comic cover variant I did based on this cover