Thursday, June 5, 2008
Rodrigo Corral: Devil May Care
Top is Rodrigo's US version, bottom is the UK hardcover - designer unknown. If you look carefully at the flower stem in the UK version, you'll see a surprise! Bond actually wraps around the spine in the US version - a really fun touch, since he's only suggested on the cover. There's also a nice perspective grid pattern on the US version - I think it's glossy on a matte effect. The story involves an evil genius who develops some opiate-derivative drugs - I suppose that's what the flower represents. And here's another Bond-related cutie:
Posted by Tal at 12:29 AM
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It's funny they didn't use the OO7 logo.
I find the UK version really ugly. So 80's...
Book cover design contest (for juniors) :
Man I wish I was 7.
And - I think the nekkid lady elevated it - yes, it is kind of a "yikes" design, but at least they put a nekkid lady with an exploding flower head on it. I can respect that.
just remove one digit from your age and it's done ;-)
OMG, Gould! You're so right.
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