5.01.2009

Two for one Phallic Phriday Week!

Okay, I know we all loved the turret from Wednesday, but who says Phallic Phriday can't happen twice in one week?! Besides, check out the sword on this guy!

I love it when books announce that they're "Never Before Published"! Gosh, really?!

Poll time: are those pecks or rolls of fat?

8 comments:

BikerPuppy said...

LOL. I immediately thought they were rolls of fat. Very poorly illustrated, and not nearly as ... um... attractive as the werestag.

camille said...

i vote for the fat rolls

Dave F. said...

His shoulders are out of proportion for his waist. Awful book cover. I'd guess steroids and a giant sword to compensate for a teeny whatever.

Lyndee said...

Ha ha the first thing I thought was "what's with those guys abs...or lack thereof?"

barbarienne said...

I vote for some sort of alien carapace. I don't think he's human. The proportions are off all over his body.

Either that, or when they squinched down his entire body between the neck and the sternum, those are the folds that resulted.

Reba said...

My first thought was "why the heck is he *touching* the blade??" The acidity from fingers on what is most definitely NOT stainless steel (cuz that would break during fighting) will leave permanent marks on his weapon. Then again, maybe he's the sort who cleans up immediately after... Oh, I'm sorry, was I supposed to be looking at something besides the badly rendered blade? I'm a total geek.

Yvette Davis said...

Hey, I actually like that cover!

A Library Girl said...

"Never before published" works best with authors like Nora Roberts, where publishers are fond of republishing the author's older works and readers are less than pleased if they get duped into buying something they're already read before. Or maybe even already own.

I love Robin D. Owens's stuff, but this cover is just ick. True, they don't have him ripping the clothes off the heroine, but, if they're going to go with a "guy only" cover, shouldn't they try to make the guy look attractive and, well, not made of badly formed plastic?