The Top Alternative Newsweekly Covers of 2010: 10 Runner-Ups
(Above): Baltimore City Paper, December 1, 2010. Art director: Joe MacLeod, cut-paper art: Annie Howe.
The Stranger, September 23, 2010. Art director: Aaron Huffman, photograph: Noah Kalina. This cover is a parody of a Time magazine cover featuring novelist Jonathan Franzen that was published a week earlier.
Weekly Dig (Boston), April 4, 2010. Art director: Tak Toyoshima, illustration: Anonymous. This cover illustration was the winner of a reader contest to create a poster/protest sign for a Sarah Palin visit to Boston. Copies of the paper were made available at the event for protestors to carry.
Westword, January 28, 2010. Art director: Jay Vollmar, illustration: Jay Vollmar. This is an homage to the famous Endless Summer surfing movie poster.