Afrodisiac
Afrodisiac
Afrodisiac
Afrodisiac
Afrodisiac
Afrodisiac
Afrodisiac

Afrodisiac

AdHouse Books, Richmond, Virginia, 2009

Description

Inspired by the blaxploitation films of the 1970s and classic superhero comics, Afrodisiac collects art and comics starring the original super badass and featuring cool cars, sexy women, scary monsters, self-righteous superheroes, corrupt cops, aliens, Dracula, and Richard Nixon.

Juror Notes

I’m a ’70s exploitation film fan and this book captures the flavor and spirit of those movies perfectly. I love that the cover is without type.

Collections: 50 Books/50 Covers of 2009
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book

Credits

Design firm
AdHouse Books
Creative director
Chris Pitzer
Art director
Jim Rugg
Jacket designers
Chris Pitzer, Jim Rugg
Illustrator
Jim Rugg
Authors
Brian Maruca, Jim Rugg
Publisher
AdHouse Books
Trim size
6 x 9
Pages
96
Quantity printed
3,000
Printer
TWP, Inc.
Jacket printer
TWP, Inc.
Paper
Matte art paper, 128 gsm
Binder
TWP, Inc.
Binding method
Smyth sewn
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