My Top 12 Favo(u)rite Magazine Covers of 2013

Because of my accident last year I was out of commission for most of 2013. So I missed experiencing the year’s magazines covers as they were published. I was lucky to have the resources of Coverjunkie and NASCAPAS to review the year, but of course your responses are always different (at least mine are) when […]

Altweekly Shock Tactics

When Sarah Palin came to Boston in the spring of 2010, the city’s alternative newspaper Weekly Dig sponsored a reader contest to create the best cover image. The winner pictured two elephants, the symbol of Palin’s Republican Party, having sex. After the killing of Osama bin Laden last year, Seattle’s The Stranger printed a cover […]

Jan 4, 2012
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The Top 10 Alternative Newsweekly Covers of 2011

2011 was another great year for alternative newsweekly cover design. Papers big and small across the country put out a steady stream of covers that were by turns graphic, provocative, funny, and highly original. With the rise of publication cover sites like Coverjunkie and NASCAPAS (and SPD Grids!) these local and regional covers are now […]