Re: CHAT: Magazine covers (was: Re: Offlang suggestion & counterproposal)
|From:||Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, April 17, 2002, 22:46|
Christophe Grandsire wrote:
>En réponse à Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>:
> > Not corresponding to anything PARTICULAR in the contents. The cover
> > illustration will (normally at least) relate to the same field as the
> > content. F'rinstance, I recently read a SF/F magazine with a big,
> > scary-looking Orc warrior on the cover. Sure, there were some mentions
> > of
> > Orcs in it, but no more than what you'd expect in an issue with the
> > Millennium Falcon on the cover.
>But that's something else. The cover does correspond to something.
Well, but hardly more than does having the word "Language" in some conlang
on the cover of a ConLang Journal issue that doesn't deal specifically with
>Though in my
>thinking (and most magazines I've seen follow that trend), a SF&F magazine
>an Orc on cover would probably be a special over LotR or another fantasy
>while one with the Millenium Falcon would probably be a special Star Wars.
>least that's what I'm used too.
That what I'd expect too, but experience shows that it's in many cases not
so, at least in this corner of the globe.
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