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Weekly Cover Contest #170 - Skeletons in the Closet10620

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@CEPubDude is there a skeleton on that cover?


I guess it depends on your definition and how @Mountie73 interpreted it.

skel·e·ton
/ˈskelətn/
noun
1.
an internal or external framework of bone, cartilage, or other rigid material supporting or containing the body of an animal or plant.
2.
the supporting framework, basic structure, or essential part of something.
"the concrete skeleton of an unfinished building"

Well, it's definitely in the closet.


It works for me.
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Giant gray Nazi skeletons, anyone?



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Lots of very cool skeleton covers I've never seen.
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@CEPubDude is there a skeleton on that cover?


I guess it depends on your definition and how @Mountie73 interpreted it.

skel·e·ton
/ˈskelətn/
noun
1.
an internal or external framework of bone, cartilage, or other rigid material supporting or containing the body of an animal or plant.
2.
the supporting framework, basic structure, or essential part of something.
"the concrete skeleton of an unfinished building"

Well, it's definitely in the closet.

A robot skeleton.
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@Pre_Coder Very True! I was about to post the same thing. These covers are awesome!
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Just wanted to reply to why the Superman cover works.

Here's the definition of the term "Skeletons in the closet" from Wikipedia...

Skeleton in the closet or skeleton in the cupboard is a colloquial phrase and idiom used to describe an undisclosed fact about someone which, if revealed, would damage perceptions of the person; It evokes the idea of someone having had a human corpse concealed in their home so long that all its flesh had decomposed to the bone. "Cupboard" may be used in British English instead of the American English word "closet". It is known to have been used as a phrase, at least as early as November 1816, in the monthly British journal The Eclectic Review, page 468.[1] It is listed in both the Oxford English Dictionary, and Webster's Dictionary, under the word "skeleton". The "Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary" lists it under this but also as a separate idiom. In the most derisive of usage, murder, or significant culpability in a years-old disappearance or non-understood event (a mystery), may be implied by the phrase.

And here's one from Urban Dictionary...

Skeletons in the closet
Secrets and several other past memories that you prefer not to talk about with anyone else. This can range from one-night stands to betraying a best friend to as much as killing someone. However, "skeletal" moments don't just have to do with only dark pasts. It can also be about embarrassing moments you've had that you simply feel too awful to speak of.

So with that being established I really only see three covers that actually fit the theme where someone is hiding something...

Thanks
--Mike
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And here's one from Urban Dictionary...

Skeletons in the closet
Secrets and several other past memories that you prefer not to talk about with anyone else. This can range from one-night stands to betraying a best friend to as much as killing someone


Thanks for the reminder. On that note, my submission




Hmm, which apparently I am not able to enlarge.
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Just to clarify...and dont read too much into this, in this instance of "Skeletons in the Closet"...it would mean covers with skeletons on them.

It was just a way cooler way of saying the topic than just "Skeletons"

...and I think the Superman cover does fit in the theme very well.
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Just to clarify...and dont read too much into this, in this instance of "Skeletons in the Closet"...it would mean covers with skeletons on them.

It was just a way cooler way of saying the topic than just "Skeletons"


Well hell, I guess that iconic timeless Elektra cover goes back in the closet. And I'll have to go with this far inferior cover:




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OO

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@Paint_Monk That is an awesome cover! Love it!
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He may be the fastest man alive according to the cover but he couldn't out run death.
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Well it has been a day since we have had a new post. So let the voting begin!
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I thought it was - Wednesday at 12 noon EST is the cutoff which starts voting that will go through Thursday at 11:59 PM EST.
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I thought it was - Wednesday at 12 noon EST is the cutoff which starts voting that will go through Thursday at 11:59 PM EST.

THIS ISN'T NAM - THERE ARE RULES!
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@Paint_Monk That is an awesome cover! Love it!


Thanks. It scares the bejeebers out of me, for sure.
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@Tedsaid My bad. I missed that part.
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@Tedsaid My bad. I missed that part.

Oh, I didn't mind at all. I just wanted to quote one of my favorite movies.
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You can vote now.
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Going through and seeing @brysb 's entry again reminded me of a different cover that maybe I should have used.


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Voted!

(yesterday)

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