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Remaking a Vintage Romance Cover

There’s work and there’s fun. Doing covers for WPG (Wonder Publishing Group) is more the later. We’re publishing, as an eBook, a vintage romance novel by Vin Packer (AKA Marijane Meaker), called Look Back to Love. The book came out as a paperback original in 1953. Back when paperback originals were still a novelty. The cover wasn’t inspiring to me at first, but once I got it completed, I’m a bit more hip to it. Anywho, here’s the cover of the original; a photoshoped cleaned-up image; and the final cover (if I don’t tweak with it) for the WPG eBook, which will be out in two or three weeks.

The Original Gold Medal Paperback

The Original Gold Medal Paperback

The "cleaned" Photoshoped cover

The "cleaned" Photoshoped cover

Wonder Publishing Group eBook cover

Wonder Publishing Group eBook cover

It took me awhile to find the font I ended up using. I was thinking Romance should have something decorative (pretty, pretty). But I like this Balloon font. It reminds me of an old movie poster. Yes, me like retro!

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