The First Book of Negroes, by Langston Hughes (c. 1952)
Book cover illustration by Ursula Koering
Source: Langston Hughes Papers

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The First Book of Negroes, by Langston Hughes (c. 1952)

Book cover illustration by Ursula Koering

Source: Langston Hughes Papers

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Art of Jazz (by PHOTO/arts Magazine)
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The Ways of White Folks, stories by Langston Hughes (1934)

The Ways of White Folks, stories by Langston Hughes (1934)

Three recent cover designs by Neil Gower, who does all the illustration and typography.

Viva Lewes, magazine cover, October 2013.

Appointment in Samarra, book cover

One Summer America 1927, book cover

Design and illustration: Neil Gower.

Happy Birthday Richard Nixon! January 9 is the 100th birthday of Tricky Dick.

The Movement, book cover, 1964Cover photograph: Danny Lyon
This and many other civil rights-era graphic items are on display at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County as part of the For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights show.

The Movement, book cover, 1964
Cover photograph: Danny Lyon

This and many other civil rights-era graphic items are on display at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County as part of the For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights show.

Reader’s Digest Treasury of Joy and Inspiration, book cover (2012)Cover illustration: Gina TriplettCover art director: Dean AbatemarcoCreative director: Robert Newman
This was one of the last projects I worked on before I left Reader’s Digest in August. It’s a collection of stories from the Reader’s Digest archives, published to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the magazine. Gina Triplett did a beautiful cover jacket illustration that wraps around across the spine and back cover.

Reader’s Digest Treasury of Joy and Inspiration, book cover (2012)
Cover illustration: Gina Triplett
Cover art director: Dean Abatemarco
Creative director: Robert Newman

This was one of the last projects I worked on before I left Reader’s Digest in August. It’s a collection of stories from the Reader’s Digest archives, published to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the magazine. Gina Triplett did a beautiful cover jacket illustration that wraps around across the spine and back cover.

Rock the Vote: Richard Nixon

For the month of October, we’ll be doing a daily series of posts featuring some of the most memorable politicians from the 1950s, 60s, and early 70s. You can see many cool additional images at Boom Underground.

National Lampoon paperback book cover, 1972
Illustration: Edward Sorel

Richard Nixon was Vice President of the United States under President Dwight Eisenhower, from 1953-61. He was elected President in 1968, and served until 1974 when he resigned.

Monsterpalooza 2012: Creature from the Black Lagoon

We’re doing a joint post during October with our friends David Cowles and Jesse Marinoff Reyes, celebrating 31 great monsters. We’ll have a new comic, book, or magazine cover every day, and David and Jesse will have lots more photos, posters, and graphic collectibles.

Creature from the Black Lagoon, book adaptation cover

Source: Dr. Theda’s Crypt

See more Creature from the Black Lagoon graphic goodies from David Cowles and Jesse Marinoff Reyes.

Monsterpalooza 2012: Bride of Frankenstein

We’re doing a joint post during October with our friends David Cowles and Jesse Marinoff Reyes, celebrating 31 great monsters. We’ll have a new comic, book, or magazine cover every day, and David and Jesse will have lots more photos, posters, and graphic collectibles.

The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids: The Bride of Frankenstein Doesn’t Bake Cookies, book cover

See more Bride of Frankenstein graphic goodies from David Cowles and Jesse Marinoff Reyes.