Left: Everybody's Poultry Magazine, January 1952. Right: Dairy Today, January 2008, designed by D.J. Stout, Pentagram
A magazine is that rare publication in which you're actually expected
to judge a book by its cover. This explains why a good magazine cover like a good book jacket or, say, a poster benefits enormously from a great, central, visual idea, which is one reason why portraits are so ideally suited to covers...