Here’s another cover battle for you. This time, Myke Cole takes on… Myke Cole! Which of the covers for his debut novel Control Point do you like most? On the left, we have the American cover, drawn by Michael Kormack. On the right is the British cover of Control Point, a photo manipulation by the digital photography artist Larry Rostant. Which one is your favorite? Cole himself has an opinion as well, which can be found on his blog.
Oh, and if these covers have you psyched for Control Point, you should totally join The Ranting Dragon Book Club in July. We will be reading Myke Cole’s Control Point together then.
|American cover||British cover|
Army Officer. Fugitive. Sorcerer.
Across the country and in every nation, people are waking up with magical talents. Untrained and panicked, they summon storms, raise the dead, and set everything they touch ablaze.
Army officer Oscar Britton sees the worst of it. A lieutenant attached to the military’s Supernatural Operations Corps, his mission is to bring order to a world gone mad. Then he abruptly manifests a rare and prohibited magical power, transforming him overnight from government agent to public enemy number one.
The SOC knows how to handle this kind of situation: hunt him down–and take him out. Driven into an underground shadow world, Britton is about to learn that magic has changed all the rules he’s ever known, and that his life isn’t the only thing he’s fighting for.
Which cover did you vote for and why? Tell us in the comments below!