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Deep Penitentiary 6 — Cover Art from Concept to Finish

In my last blog post I showed off the pulp fic­tion and grind­house cin­e­ma influ­ences behind the Deep Pen­i­ten­tiary 6 cov­er. How­ev­er, it takes a skilled artist to take the con­cept and bring it to life. For this project I chose Diego Galin­do after glimps­ing his rip­ping cov­er for issue 4 of the com­ic Nan­cy in Hell on […]

Deconstructing the Deep Penitentiary 6 Cover Art

When I release a book the out­side cov­er is just as impor­tant to me as the inside text, both form­ing a com­plete con­cept as an art object. I real­ly want the read­er to judge the book by the cov­er. An exam­ple is in my Par­adise Earth series where I pay grim homage to the Watchtower’s […]