Gallery: The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric & Discredited Diseases

The fake disease guide, still available in the Bantam edition, had an earlier Night Shade hardcover edition. The cover wasn’t used for the Bantam edition, but all of the rest of John Coulthart’s amazing design was–and he’s now got samples on his blog. Truly, he is amazing. (Some great work by Mark Roberts, too.)

And one piece subbed-out in the Bantam edition, actually adapted from an old decaying Indian comic book from my childhood:


  1. says

    Garuda! I much prefer that version to the one we had to use for the Bantam edition, it says “Jolly Boy Publishing & Soap” so much more than a tasteful painting of Krishna.

    I neglected to credit you for supplying the picture so I’ve amended things accordingly.