For this Comic Book Cover Design Challenge, we took the word “Arcade”, chose a genre, and created a comic book cover out of it. The ever-popular Cyberpunk genre won the creative lotto and we adapted the word to a stock image we found.
In the image, a cybernetic gamer is looking through a VR headset, mesmerized by what I can only assume is an old-school slideshow of animal images. We designed a logo using the typeface Chaney, and crafted a cover filled with Orwellian dread. Someone is always watching, even when you are watching someone else…
Comic Book Cover Design Challenge: Arcade pitch
As the state of the world devolves, technology expands at an alarming rate. Denizens of the world escape from their dystopian lifestyle through the Holo-Life, a hive mind of Virtual Reality Networks that allow the wearer to experience life as it once was. Green. Clean. Civil. The Arcade Corporation oversees the network, monitors its users, and collects data on the performance of both.
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