What do you think is happening on this book cover? Even the poor unicorn looks confused. Our new favorite blog is Good Show Sir, in which the worst SF and fantasy book covers are thrust in our faces. (Possibly NSFW.)
This tag cloud, depicting all the words that go into the worst science-fiction book titles, is a thing of absolute beauty. Orbit Books created it out of the 350 submissions for its "worst cover ever" drive. And the finalists are...
Orbit Books is trying to create the worst science fiction book cover of all time — but they're up against stiff competition. Details, and a gallery of some of our fave bad covers, are below.