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Which book had the worst cover art?

Discussion in 'Literature' started by JediYvette, Oct 24, 2001.

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  1. JediYvette

    JediYvette Pacific RSA emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I am voting for Jedi Eclispe
     
  2. 181st Fighter Wing

    181st Fighter Wing Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Onslaught. It looked like it was painted by a second-grader. Ruin wasn't much better, but at least the ship didn't look like a turd (anyone else get that mental image when you first looked at Onslaught?)!
     
  3. Bib Fortuna Twi'lek

    Bib Fortuna Twi'lek Jedi Youngling star 10

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  4. Bria

    Bria Manager Emeritus, -MNFF Council star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Clock of Deception and Rogue Planet for the simple reason they weren't art but stupid *photos!* :mad:

    Oh, and I agree, Onslaught and Ruin weren't very good either. [face_plain]

    ~*~Bria
     
  5. suncrusherX

    suncrusherX Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I like the dt duology. The bfc is well, I can think of plenty of other things for that acronym.
     
  6. Squid11114

    Squid11114 Jedi Youngling

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    the crystal star! and i didnt like the book either...
     
  7. Sturm Antilles

    Sturm Antilles Former Manager star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Dude, TCS has some of Struzan's best work...

    I think I have to go with Rebirth. Sorry... :( Luke is just plain ugly, I don't care for Mara's cheesy pregger pose with blaster, and the Vong ships look disgusting and unappealing to my eyes for a book cover.
     
  8. Jedi-Rascal

    Jedi-Rascal Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Any of the Jedi Apprentice series!
     
  9. Erk

    Erk Jedi Master star 4

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    I like ruin and onslaugth. It's nice having a book without Luke staring at you!
     
  10. _admiral_kettch_

    _admiral_kettch_ Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Definitely Jedi Eclipse. Onslaught was pretty bad, but there was nothing wrong with it. JE's is just...ick.
     
  11. lejmar_faldor_uk

    lejmar_faldor_uk Jedi Master star 4

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    JE! I liked dark tide's it is nice to have some pictures of ships not all the characters for a change :)

    I also like rebirth, ok Luke is'nt as good as on VP but he looks whats the word *invents new word* Contemplactium! (C)2001 Faldor :D
     
  12. Jaina02

    Jaina02 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    The second book cover for "The Truce at Bakura"- I have the original and that looks decent, but the second one looks plain stupid!
     
  13. Darth Thrawn

    Darth Thrawn Jedi Master star 3

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    Children of the Jedi - lukes face looks like he is made out of play-dough
     
  14. ganner_rhysode

    ganner_rhysode Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Gotta be Rogue Planet.
     
  15. _Tenel_Ka_

    _Tenel_Ka_ Jedi Padawan star 4

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    what about those YJK books that had Jacen and Jania's faces totally distorted. the cover for "lightsabers" was good though.
     
  16. RikAntinney

    RikAntinney Jedi Master

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    AoCII: Jedi Eclipse. Han looks half-wolfman. The first book has a much better likeness of him.
     
  17. Tallie

    Tallie Jedi Youngling star 2

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    The prize for worst cover art goes, with out a doubt to Rebirth, no exceptions. I mean Luke looks like a truck ran over his head, his nose and eyes are way out of propotion and I don't remember the guy being described as having a huge cleft in his chin, not one that big anyway. And I seriuosly doubt Mark Hamil looks like that now.

    Mara isn't at all better, the books describe her as beautiful but she's anything but on this cover, she's got a pin head covered in way too poofy hair and with that huge gun she looks like GI Jane or a female Rambo! The artist should be walking around with a bag on their head for this monstacity! A blank cover would do more for the looks of the book than thin picture does!
     
  18. Genghis12

    Genghis12 Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Spectre of the Past. Of all of the covers, it's likely the most incorrect. The Bothan was wrong. ;)
     
  19. Sturm Antilles

    Sturm Antilles Former Manager star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Yes, Genghis, that kinda bummed me too. For a couple years I just told myself, "It's not a Bothan. It's a Diamala. It's not a Bothan. It's a Diamala...", all to no avail...

    But Han, Leia and Luke look really good.

    Too bad the Preybird fighter is ripped right out of The Last Command Sourcebook. Great originality, Struzan...
     
  20. Bib Fortuna Twi'lek

    Bib Fortuna Twi'lek Jedi Youngling star 10

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    What's wrong with Mara on Rebirth? She looks just perfect to me.
     
  21. Ornitier

    Ornitier Jedi Youngling star 1

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    I don't like Rebirth either. Mara for me is more like the VotF version, or the comic book Union one. They deciede to go with the picture model of her which I don't particularly think looks nice. Mostly it's the hair that gets to me. However, they seemed to fattten Mara up in geranl to make her looked aged but I thought it was like she was nearly wearing away. I miss the bantam books with their eternally young looking covers... Then they didn't rely so much on these strange color flares on their covers.
     
  22. Nichos_Marr

    Nichos_Marr Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I thought the Yuuzhan Vong on Jedi Eclipse was pretty well drawn, as far as those ugly creatures go :).

    My vote would have to go to Onslaught...blech!
     
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