The Hang Fire Books Blog

The rantings of a bookdealer in Brooklyn, New York.

Friday, November 16, 2007

Hard-boiled Deja Vu

The Rap Sheet--a great crime-fiction blog--has done a series of posts on "Copycat Covers"--stock images that have been recycled in multiple designs.

These book to book comparisons offer a fascinating insight into the design process and there are numerous examples of both laziness and of extremely creative photo-manipulation.

Check them out here and if you discover any new ones, submit them to Rap Sheet.

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