The Pulp Canon: Lurid new covers for classic books

Pulp cover of Animal Farm by John Gall
The Slate asked to a handful of designers to create lurid new book jackets for classics from The Iliad to Animal Farm. Check the results here. Yes, you got me, I can’t resist to pulp book covers. As Slate says, “Classic pulp covers are glorious and garish, rich with saturated color and sexual innuendo“, and isn’t great? (via Drawn)

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2 Responses to The Pulp Canon: Lurid new covers for classic books

  1. Stuart says:

    If only all book covers were like that!

  2. Bibi says:

    😀 I like the “normal” covers most of the time, but pulp books have so funny covers!

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