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Warp around covers

Postby jupton » Fri Jun 16, 2006 6:32 pm

Any thoughts on a good way to show wrap around covers? The thumbnail could just be the front, and the full size could show the wrap around.

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Postby Chris » Fri Jun 16, 2006 7:11 pm

I typically do the whole thing, but I've seen both ways.

I did the variant covers of Supermarket #1 and #2 like this:

http://www.comicbookdb.com/issue.php?ID=29400
http://www.comicbookdb.com/issue.php?ID=33638

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Postby DarthSkeptical » Tue Jun 27, 2006 9:31 pm

I have been doing them as the main cover being just the front cover (even at large size) and the wrap-around being an "alternate" cover. Strictly speaking, it's not truly an "alternate" cover, but as a matter of practicality, I find this advantageous. Because a wrap-around, at the same resolution of the front cover, would naturally be twice as big as the front cover, the only way to make a wrap-around large size fit the 100k limit is to reduce it to half size. This typically results in a loss of detail I personally find unacceptable. So it's better, I think, to give a very clear idea of what the front cover looks like, and then to give a smaller, more general idea of what the cover as a whole looks like.

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Postby Coverboy » Fri Aug 04, 2006 2:37 am

Wrap around cover are not alternate covers so they dont belong to the alternate cover section!
Show the front cover as thumbnail and the whole wrap around are large picture.

Like so: http://www.comicbookdb.com/issue.php?ID=15264

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Postby Dann » Sat Aug 05, 2006 1:25 pm

The question's moot now anyway since the alternate cover option no longer exists within a single issue, and I don't think anyone would create one of the new variant issues for that purpose. As you find them, correct the image and use the 'Variants can be removed' option in the report and error link at the bottom.


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