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Aug 21

AH god... here he goes again on his UFO talk...Click for full image

Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Comments: Christ…he’s not doing that party trick with the jam buns, is he?
Published 1995 (maybe)

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of artI would touch it without protective glovesI have seen worse. Far, far worseInteresting, but I would still read it in publicMiddling: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lamé picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show, Sir.... Good Show! (Average: 7.21 out of 10)
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Jan 24

Looks like it's... TING! O'clock! ah ha ha ha ha.....Click for full image

Monkey Comments: Remarkably, all of this features in the story. Flying cars! Flying people! Alligator!
Published 1987

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of artI would touch it without protective glovesI have seen worse. Far, far worseInteresting, but I would still read it in publicMiddling: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lamé picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show, Sir.... Good Show! (Average: 7.38 out of 10)
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Oct 20

Now this here model is what we call The Widowmaker! Next I'll show you the The Lumberjack and then The Punisher.Click for full image

Tom Noir Comments: And that bit right there is his, um, Little Widowmaker.
Published 1998

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of artI would touch it without protective glovesI have seen worse. Far, far worseInteresting, but I would still read it in publicMiddling: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lamé picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show, Sir.... Good Show! (Average: 8.32 out of 10)
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Sep 24

It may have been unorthodox... but it was the best gymnastics floor routine the Olympics saw!Click for full image

Dead Stuff With Big Teeth comments: Theodore Sturgeon’s plan was to explain everything about the novel, except the cover. And no, that is not a huge obnoxious lens flare or an errant price tag.
Published 1983

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of artI would touch it without protective glovesI have seen worse. Far, far worseInteresting, but I would still read it in publicMiddling: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lamé picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show, Sir.... Good Show! (Average: 6.79 out of 10)
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Sep 09

I can't stop imagining his head moving while he talks instead of his lips...Click for full image

Well... I cut that picture up for the front cover. I'll be damned if I won't use it for the back too!Click for full image

Frank Comments: Saw this at the Friends of the Library sale where I volunteer, and remembered one of my brothers had a copy of it when I was very young. I remember being very creeped out by the image of the stuffing coming out of the open head. And they did it again on the back cover!
Published 1962

Yes, Twilight Zone is a franchise…
…but this is amazing!

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of artI would touch it without protective glovesI have seen worse. Far, far worseInteresting, but I would still read it in publicMiddling: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lamé picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show, Sir.... Good Show! (Average: 6.42 out of 10)
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May 17

In other worlds, going to visit Santa at christmas just isn't the same...Click for full image

The Tim’s Art Direction: Give me a dude in front of a pyramid with some spikey armor.  No, more spikes.  More.  Still not enough spikes.  More spikes!  More!
Published 1991

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of artI would touch it without protective glovesI have seen worse. Far, far worseInteresting, but I would still read it in publicMiddling: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lamé picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show, Sir.... Good Show! (Average: 3.68 out of 10)
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Dec 11

Come on, shake your body baby, do the conga - Wooo take that 15th Century Artist!Click for full image

Scott B Comments: Sure the cross-eyed owl and cherry-shaking duo being eaten by a giant flower seems bizarre, but the back cover explains that it’s a Bosch painting (so intellectual!) and it’s a better portrayal of the author’s work than any modern artist could make (so they don’t have to pay anybody for a cover!). The back cover also DARES YOU (in type so large they can’t fit a four-letter word on there) to, I don’t know, have acid flashbacks or something.  Not that you should do that!  But read this book, because the author did that.  Or something.
Published 1958

Back Cover Here

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of artI would touch it without protective glovesI have seen worse. Far, far worseInteresting, but I would still read it in publicMiddling: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lamé picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show, Sir.... Good Show! (Average: 8.09 out of 10)
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Nov 01

Wow...Cat People really love le journal...Click for full image

Cyril’s Art Direction: It’s French? What better than a couple of naked broads?
Published 1968

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of artI would touch it without protective glovesI have seen worse. Far, far worseInteresting, but I would still read it in publicMiddling: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lamé picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show, Sir.... Good Show! (Average: 7.30 out of 10)
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Oct 12

QUICKLY MEN! Lets get knitting!!!Click for full image

Diggler’s Art Direction: Lets put a big black phallic symbol on a moon surface and have the men running in fear while the women gawk.
Published 1954

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of artI would touch it without protective glovesI have seen worse. Far, far worseInteresting, but I would still read it in publicMiddling: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lamé picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show, Sir.... Good Show! (Average: 5.53 out of 10)
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Sep 12

Ah.. this explains why you were hearing the universe in your seashellClick for full image

Good Show Sir’s Art Direction: Look this has to stand out from the rest. But how…. ummm… put a magic sea shell with stars of the universe in it. Have a disinterested man staring at it… and a blue women who is already so bored she’s fallen asleep.
Published 1993

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of artI would touch it without protective glovesI have seen worse. Far, far worseInteresting, but I would still read it in publicMiddling: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lamé picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show, Sir.... Good Show! (Average: 5.57 out of 10)
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