I’ve put this off since last summer, and since my copy is quickly turning yellow, I figured it was high time to scan this and get it over with.
The Pitch is a free weekly publication for the locals of Kansas City that deals with so many issues ranging from corrupt preachers to idiotic politicians to the year’s hottest metal bands. This particular cover boasts a fantastic piece of subversive subterfuge.
The grip and pommel make up a stylized phallus complete with splash of ejaculate, and the crossguard represents the vagina, clitoris, and the fallopian tubes. And they put it on the cover of a publication that is spread all around the KC metro area in front of stores, gas stations, libraries, and then some. Click on the image to view it at a higher resolution.