Wednesday, 23 May 2018

CIH? Cover Comparison PART TWO

Benjamin Hobbs:

It seems that one of the last projects Sandeep Atwal was working on while at AV was making print-ready versions of the approved CIH? covers submitted by readers. Here's his version of NICK CALM, AGENT OF C.O.D.P.I.E.C.E. (Based on my mock-up):

 Here's the final version I put together (also based on my mock-up), that will see print in August:
The biggest differences between Sandeep's cover and mine are the swirl's behind the figures and the inclusion of a Comic Code Authority parody logo.


Last week we saw a sneak peek of three of  George Peter Gatsis' Cerebus chess pieces! George sent me an even sneakier peek at ALL SIX chess pieces! Guess which Cerebus is which piece in the comments below!
 Next week: CIH? COVER Comparison PART THREE! Unless something else comes up that's time sensitive. 


David Birdsong said...
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Jeff said...

Knight, King, Queen, Rook, Bishop, Pawn.

Jp Pollard said...

Seems like a miss to not have any pope Cerebus or bartender Cerebus. Maybe for the other side?

David Birdsong said...
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Kit said...

Sandeep's version looks far better in terms of layout, title lettering, colour, kerning and use of negative space.

Your date box is better than his.

Benjamin H said...

David and Jeff- Click on the Cerebus chess preview image. It will take you to the answers you seek :)

(Although I'm pretty sure David's guess is correct.)

Kit- Thanks for your comment! It gave me reason to step back and evaluate both covers from a different perspective, which is always good in a creative work flow. Glad you like the date box!