Book Cover Design: Subject Headings
If you look at the back cover of almost every book you’ll find in a bookstore, check out the lower left-hand corner* and you’ll see something like this:
ART / Business Aspects
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Superheroes
HUMOR / Form / Comic Strips & Cartoons
They’re so ubiquitous that many self-publishers take them for granted, but they’re worth a little consideration — especially if your plans for publishing include distributing your books to bookstores and other retail outlets.