The Top 10 Alternative Newsweekly Covers of 2011
The Stranger, January 13, 2011 (Above). Published immediately following the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Art director: Aaron Huffman.
Seven Days (Burlington, VT), February 23, 2011. Designer: Diane Sullivan. A fold-in cover.
Portland Mercury, March 17, 2011. Art director and illustration: Justin "Scrappers" Morrison.
Weekly Dig (Boston), May 18, 2011. Art director and illustration: Tak Toyoshima. This cover was a preview of the supposed "end of the world" event.
San Antonio Current, June 1, 2011. Art director: Chuck Kerr, cake: Doreen Howarth, photograph: Josh Huskin.
LA Weekly, May 18, 2011. Art director: Darrick Rainey, photograph: Kevin Scanlon.
Riverfront Times (St. Louis), August 25, 2011. Art director: Tom Carlson, illustration: Peter Pranschke.
Seattle Weekly, June 15, 2011. Art director: Boo Davis.
Baltimore City Paper, December 28, 2011. Art director: Joe MacLeod, illustrator/cut paper artist: Annie Howe.
Miami New Times, October 27, 2011. Art director: Pam Shavalier, photograph: Giulio Sciorio.