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May 22

A bird with a bird hairdo. A first.Click for larger image

Lillie Awesome Art Direction: Give me a little man, with a giant bird grafted to his head, and out of the giant bird’s head, I want a man’s head if human heads were shaped like potatoes, but upside down, and sitting inside that, I want a man, but with a bird’s head, and maybe make it look like the bird-headed man is shooting a bird out of his hand, which should also be holding a torch. Throw a bunch of rainbow people in a birth control pillbox in the background — it’s very high concept. We’re going to have to skimp on printing costs because we went over budget persuading Heinlein and Asimov to appear together, so don’t break your neck painting detail. Now, what say we make this a five martini lunch?

Published 1970

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: 8.90 out of 10)
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Feb 27

Oh Black Hole of Calcutta!Click for larger image

Still Life with Tits!Cliquez pour retirer le mouton

It’s a Two-Fer Tuesday Productions of Time Face-off

#1 JuanPaul Comments: Young art students, do not skip figure drawing class.

#2 Good Show Sir Comments: JuanPaul sets me up for a Two-Fer Tuesday challenge.
I see your non-papillial people and raise you two boobs!

Published 1967, 1985

You might remember this from here.

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: 8.77 out of 10)
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Mar 03

Come visit scenic Giant Vomit Falls!Click for full image

Good Show Sir Comments: There was a small misunderstanding when he asked his friend to go bear hunting.
Published 1974

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: 8.88 out of 10)
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Mar 02

Mmmm... uhhh... I'll just take the bus. Click for full image

Good Show Sir’s Art Direction: Ever taken something that’s made you feel like you have become part car driving the wrong way while a burning phoenix holds your eyes open? No? Well take this and draw my friend! DRAW!
Published 1973

Many thanks to Foster!

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: 8.94 out of 10)
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Mar 01

He will feel right at home here on Easter IslandClick for full image

Bibliomancer Comments: Lost again. The lady head wants to stop and ask for directions.
Published 1970

You might remember this from here.

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: 8.87 out of 10)
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Feb 12

Let me outta here! I'm not a stool pigeon. I'm a jail bird!Click for full image

Bibliomancer Comments: Who knew the spawn of Cthulhu was a Garbage Pail Kid?

Published 1971

Here is the wraparound cover in all of its glory:

Let me outta here! I'm not a stool pigeon. I'm a jail bird!Click for full image

 

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: 8.19 out of 10)
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Jan 09

Worst... dentist... ever...Click for full image

Jaouad Comments: Welcome to a new game of Spot The Rockstar! Among this week’s line-up are: Brian May, Ozzy Osbourne, Eddie van Halen, Steve Harris, Jimmy Page, Ian Gillan, John Deacon, Glenn Tipton, Dave Brock, and the ever elusive drum legend Alan Moore.
Published 1976

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: 8.00 out of 10)
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Sep 02

It's dangerous to go alone... take this TING! with you!Click for full image

Andrew T Comments: Darth Vader, before he had the Death Star, trained crows each winter.
Published 1978

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: 8.67 out of 10)
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Aug 30

Miss... please don't ride your horse through lava!Click for full image

Katie Comments: Memorably bad proportions.
Published 1985

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: 5.42 out of 10)
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Aug 13

That's not how you eat a box of chocolates!Click for full image

Stephen Comments: Greybeard just get scarier the longer you look at it. Good book but hideous cover.
Published 1974

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: 8.95 out of 10)
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