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Many Covers, One Image

Many Covers, One ImageStock photo database plus Photoshop equals the unintentionally comical cliché of many covers, one image.

One of the most persistent is The Woman With the Birdcage. The original image by Lorraine Molina of a woman in period costume with (and sometimes without) a birdcage has been recoloured, cut-out, superimposed and generally bastardised on many covers for at least a decade. Our collage is of only ten random covers which use this image – there are more. Click on the thumbnail to see  the full horror. …