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Fight Club Book Covers

April 14, 2009

Here are some great book covers by Ben Hansen for my forthcoming book(let): Fight Club: Gospel-centered Discipleship. I’d love your feedback.

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24 Comments leave one →
  1. Wheels permalink
    April 14, 2009 9:24 pm

    Love two and five, JD. I am excited to read the book.

  2. Wheels permalink
    April 14, 2009 9:25 pm

    Excuse me, ONE and five

  3. April 15, 2009 4:26 am

    I think the first one is the best. The large amount of blank space works well, and the boxing gloves sitting by themselves say all they need to.

  4. April 15, 2009 10:10 am

    I think I’d agree that #1 might be most effective. I’d stay away from an italic sans serif font, as that’d edge you perhaps too close to the logo for the movie “Fight Club.” #1 is intriguing, and would invite questions from those who might see someone carrying the book around, or reading it in a subway. Classic black/white/red colors. It’s a “man’s” cover, IMO. :-)

    Ted.

    • colin permalink
      May 2, 2009 8:25 pm

      this isnt related to the book fight club by chuck palahniuk is it? because in that it was bare knuckle

  5. April 15, 2009 10:30 am

    I choose #1 by far. Also, I’m new to what your book is about but if part of your readership will be women at all, I think Number 1 would be best hands down for our sake :) But if it’s mostly male readers, than have at the others.

  6. John Domingo permalink
    April 15, 2009 11:26 am

    I’m digging #1 and #5, and stoked about your book. Your work on gospel-centered accountability and discipleship has helped me immensely. Keep charging for our Captain and King brother, it’s all for Him.

    God Bless,
    JD
    deogloria.wordpress.com

  7. April 15, 2009 11:40 am

    #1 as far as I’m concerned.

  8. April 15, 2009 12:10 pm

    Good stuff man, looking forward to the book.

  9. April 15, 2009 12:28 pm

    #1 is a very powerful image. In the others you tend to focus on the fighter.

  10. April 15, 2009 12:49 pm

    I guess I’m alone on #2 and 3. But I can definitely see Samantha’s point (and others) on how #1 could appeal to more readers. Any of these covers would probably stoke a conversation if I were sipping some coffee at the Maine Bean.

  11. April 15, 2009 12:52 pm

    Would it be possible to modify #5 with either a simple fist or a fist wearing a UFC-esque glove? That might be my favorite…if it existed.

  12. April 15, 2009 1:39 pm

    #1 gets my vote, I like the simplicity and the white . . . well black space works well.

  13. April 15, 2009 3:51 pm

    #5, then #1

  14. Sara permalink
    April 15, 2009 4:35 pm

    I’m too indecisive to vote but I just wanted to say that that’s awesome you’re doing this!!

  15. Lois permalink
    April 16, 2009 11:31 am

    What I like about #6 is that it’s the only one that hints at the concept of community which is a big part of the Fight CLUB.

  16. April 16, 2009 11:35 am

    Thanks for all your feedback guys! Looks like it will be 1 or 5, probably #1, especially since this is not a male-centered book but meant to serve both men and women in fighting the fight of faith.

    As my wife pointed out, 1 has intrigue. Are the gloves going on or off? What’s going to happen? Plus, it appeals to both genders. Ben Hansen has done an amazing job!

  17. April 16, 2009 9:06 pm

    I like 5 and then 1. bro, cant wait for the book!

  18. Ginger permalink
    April 20, 2009 12:10 am

    #1

  19. toddbumgarner permalink
    April 22, 2009 11:31 am

    Dodson – when is this due out?

  20. April 22, 2009 1:32 pm

    Thanks to all who voted!!

    Fight Club should be available by the first week of May, no later, Lord willing. It will be a free e-book at Resurgence first, then print.

  21. May 16, 2009 9:04 pm

    Number one is the best of the lot. Looking forward to reading this, Jonathan

  22. Fes permalink
    May 26, 2009 9:13 am

    I like one and five. But to be totally honest I think you should be looking for a more aggressive cover. Perhaps something borrowed from the MMA. Maybe even some bloodied up bare knuckles.

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