December 20, 2012

20 Memorable RFT Covers of 2012

Twenty memorable covers of the Riverfront Times from this past year, as chosen by Tom Carlson, art director for the RFT and editorial design director for Voice Media Group.
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2012: The Year in St. Louis Music by RFT music writers in the December 20 issue. Cover: Photos by Theo R. Welling.
2012: The Year in St. Louis Music by RFT music writers in the December 20 issue. Cover: Photos by Theo R. Welling.
Thirty years after a white minister's son was beaten to death in the Central West End, one black man remains in prison. But there's plenty of guilt to go around. By Tony D'Souza and Tom Finkel in the December 13 issue. Cover: Illustration by Jesse Lenz.
Megaminds: Wash. U.'s search for the world's supermen (and women) of memory by Jessica Lussenhop in the November 22 issue. Cover: Illustration by Kelly Brother.
Megaminds: Wash. U.'s search for the world's supermen (and women) of memory by Jessica Lussenhop in the November 22 issue. Cover: Illustration by Kelly Brother.
And the Winning Todd Akin Headline Is... by Chad Garrison in the November 8 issue. Cover: RFT Photo-Illustration.
And the Winning Todd Akin Headline Is... by Chad Garrison in the November 8 issue. Cover: RFT Photo-Illustration.
Five St. Louis Ghost Stories That Just Won't Die by Leah Greenbaum in the October 25 issue. Cover: Illustration by Tim Lane.
Five St. Louis Ghost Stories That Just Won't Die by Leah Greenbaum in the October 25 issue. Cover: Illustration by Tim Lane.
2012 RFT St. Louis Sports Media Power Rankings by RFT staff and Matt Sebek. Cover: RFT Photo-Illustration.
2012 RFT St. Louis Sports Media Power Rankings by RFT staff and Matt Sebek. Cover: RFT Photo-Illustration.
RFT's Guide to Grocery Shopping in St. Louis by Aimee Levitt in the September 20 issue. Cover: RFT Photo-Illustration.
RFT's Guide to Grocery Shopping in St. Louis by Aimee Levitt in the September 20 issue. Cover: RFT Photo-Illustration.
The Electric Pencil: A long-lost cache of sketches by a state mental hospital inmate finally yields up some of its secrets by Aimee Levitt in the September 14 issue. Cover: Drawing 197 from The Electric Pencil by Edward Deeds.
The Electric Pencil: A long-lost cache of sketches by a state mental hospital inmate finally yields up some of its secrets by Aimee Levitt in the September 14 issue. Cover: Drawing 197 from The Electric Pencil by Edward Deeds.
Introducing the 2012 Riverfront Times MasterMind Award Winners by the RFT staff in the August 23 issue. Cover: RFT Photo-Illustration.
Introducing the 2012 Riverfront Times MasterMind Award Winners by the RFT staff in the August 23 issue. Cover: RFT Photo-Illustration.
UFO and Extraterrestrial Activity in Missouri by Timothy Lane in the August 16 issue. Cover: Illustration by Tim Lane.
UFO and Extraterrestrial Activity in Missouri by Timothy Lane in the August 16 issue. Cover: Illustration by Tim Lane.