Our Favorite 25 WIRED Covers of All Time | WIRED
This cover use a lot of texture to create a eye-catching mysterious look.

Vintage Magazine Covers with a “Wow Factor” | Webdesigner Depot Webdesigner  Depot » Blog Archive
This image uses negative space to create a fun image.

12 Illustrated Book Cover Designs that Capture the Magic of Fiction
This book cover uses perspective to create a storytelling image.