Covers Sell

Covers Sell

New Yorker Mar 29, 1976

Posted by Scott On June - 7 - 2010

This classic from the New Yorker trumps the rule to avoid illustrated covers.

In a New York second, it communicates the ego-centric perspective that citizens of The Big Apple are often accused of having with respect to their place in the world.

Memorable, funny, original, and often imitated, these are sure signs that a classic cover was achieved.

New Yorker Mar 29 1976, is it Hall of Fame worthy?

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Scott Bullock’s Newsstand Cover Quiz Show is legendary in the industry. Using covers as the catalyst, this interactive and entertaining format is a light-hearted but hard-hitting spin on Packaging 101. Testing the cover savvy of magazine professionals across disciplines, the Quiz Show pits publishers against editors, circulators against art directors, retailers against wholesalers -- ultimately leading to new common ground in the quest for better covers. Scott is the Owner of Circ3, Smart Circulation Solutions, a circulation consultancy.



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