We’re back with the also-rans, a nifty little nwk tumblr feature that looks at the magazine covers that never were, left on our cutting room floor. Once again, here’s Newsweek creative director Dirk Barnett:
This week, we had a gripping story from Daniel Klaidman on Obama and the Navy SEALs. At first, we wanted something very movie poster-ish and heroic, like these options. But we eventually opted for something less quiet and more energetic and in your face (with some magic by Gluekit).
Here’s the final cover on newsstands.