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Mar 23

Uh guys... do you see that singing boobed werewolf there? No? Uh ohClick for larger image

Good Show Sir Art Direction A vast ocean with ships sailing through it’s calm seas, the sun piercing through the picturesque clouds and trees with running rivers in the background. Oh, and a female werewolf resting her huge boobs on a sword, howling upwards with a dark halo…….what are you looking me like that for?

Published 1989

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of art!I would touch it without protective gloves.I've seen worse. Far, far, worse.Interesting, but I would still read it in public.Middlng: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lame picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show Sir! (Average: 7.44 out of 10)
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17 Responses to “Sorceress of Darshiva”

  1. SI Says:

    Thought it should be noted that David passed away a couple of days ago now:

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/arts_and_culture/8085289.stm

    If it’s not too harsh to say, after a quick google at his other covers I want to check them out. 🙂

  2. A.R.Yngve Says:

    “AND IIII-IIIIII… WILLL AALWAYS LOVE YOOOUUU-UUUU…”

  3. Stevie T Says:

    Wow! The copy of Sorceress of Darshiva that I read looked nothing like this. Good thing, too, as I was in high school at the time and this sort of cover would only have gotten it confiscated. And, of course, there is no wolf-headed woman wielding a sword anywhere in the story. But there are boats…

  4. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    Why does a man sail the seas? To find fame and fortune? To explore new lands and new civilizations? To discover adventure? To get away from a naked werewolf’s caterwauling and chromatic flatulence? For me, it was all of these…and more!

  5. rev Says:

    Was Polgara the huge boobed werewolf sorceress? I read this in 91 and forget what happened.
    No, I won’t google it.

  6. Stevie T Says:

    @rev–No, it was Polgara’s mom. But she was a wolf, or she was a woman. She didn’t go around halfway in-between howling Whitney Houston songs in her all-together. And would probably die of embarrassment if she saw herself pictured that way.

  7. rev Says:

    Poledra! I forgot about her.

  8. Tat Wood Says:

    Oh My God! She’s eaten Space Sheep!

  9. fred Says:

    Rit-Tit-Tit

  10. Bibliomancer Says:

    It’s HOWLING Time!

    Howling with laughter.

  11. Francis Boyle Says:

    She looks awfully shiny. Is she a were-fembot?

  12. JuanPaul Says:

    “Aaaaargh! My foot!!! How dumb was that??”

  13. THX 1139 Says:

    You can imagine her saying the title in much the same way as the dog on That’s Life said “Sausages!”.

  14. GSS ex-noob Says:

    I’m surprised this doesn’t have the WTF tag, as that was my first thought. Only with all the letters, and pauses between the words.

    It would have been a nice, if dull, cover, if the nude operatic werewolf swordswoman (a phrase I’ve never typed before and hope never to again) hadn’t wandered in from some bad self-published book cover. I mean… they could have at least gone with a mermaid for some consistency.

    @Tat: alas, our faithful ovine friend!

    @B’man: another tag that this needs.

    @FB: in which case she’s wandered in from a J’ai Lu cover.

    @THX: or yodeling it like “singing” dogs do, to be rewarded with Snausages. I bet a trained dog could just about produce a recognizable “Malloreon”.

  15. Tat Wood Says:

    @THX: now you’ve triggered off a lot of Bob Carolgees engrams and that inexorably leads to me imagining that Vulpina here is doing the Basil Brush laugh.

  16. Bruce A Munro Says:

    Art director: “I swear it looked a lot better in my head!”

  17. GSS ex-noob Says:

    @Bruce:

    Publisher: “And what ELSE was in your head at the time? By the looks of it, you might need to pee into this cup and we’ll send it to the lab.”

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