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UK Cover Unveiled for The Heroes by Joe Abercrombie


Joe Abercrombie has released the UK cover for The Heroes, and I like.  I like it a lot.  It follows in the footsteps of the beautiful UK edition of Best Served Cold, which also had a map/weapon combo.  The map was drawn by Dave Senior and the axe is by Didier Graffet.  This is not the final draft as blood and some other details will be added.

War: where the blood and dirt of the battlefield hide the dark deeds committed in the name of glory. THE HEROES is about violence and ambition, gruesome deaths and betrayals; and the brutal truth that no plan survives contact with enemy. The characters are the stars, as ever, and the message is dark: when it comes to war, there are no heroes…

Meet THE HEROES.

Curnden Craw: a ruthless fighter who wants nothing more than to see his crew survive.

Prince Calder: a liar and a coward, he will regain his crown by any means necessary.

Bremer dan Gorst: a master swordsman, a failed bodyguard, his honor will be restored—in the blood of his enemies.

Over three days, their fates will be sealed.

Here is the US cover from Orbit just for comparison sake:



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3 comments:

Peter said...

yeah, I like that too. better than the US version.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

I like the UK version much better. Hope they don't go overboard with the blood.

von Darkmoor said...

Why, oh why, do those UK folks get all the great covers?! Somebody needs to send all the US cover designers to school overseas I think.