Wednesday, May 14, 2008

John Gall: After Dark

Glossy trade paperback cover, with foil dots that shine in rainbow colors! Really yummy.

This novel intercuts three stories that all take place at an all-night Denny's in Tokyo, where Hall & Oates plays in the background.

6 comments:

Gould said...

Don't you think that always putting an Asian on cover seems a bit obvious? It's not very imaginative.

Tal said...

I think that in this series, it works because the art looks like vintage advertising, and because they always play with it - the dots, or the criss-crossing circles of South of the Border, or the luminscent moon in the middle of Wind Up Bird Chronicles.

Plus, there's a big market out there that has a huge crush on Japanese girls.

Blair said...

This is just gorgeous!

jennifer said...

really lovely.

nate s. said...

If you watch the "Covers Stories" video on BarnesandNoble.com, you can see John Gall working on this cover. Great stuff!

gould said...

A book cover has to sell, right? ;-) Still, i find Kidd's After the quake is much more subtle for example.

Besides, this one has a deja vu flavor.