Cover art refers to the artwork depicted on the cover of a product, whether a box, a book cover or a front sleeve. Each product in the Doom franchise, or in any other franchise related to the Doom games, has its own distinctive cover. The artwork for some products is based on art from previous releases, especially if the newer article is somewhat related to the original in content. Each piece or art displays a picture or design, a logo, and often some product information.
- 1 Doom games cover art
- 2 Doom merchandise cover art
- 2.1 Doom novels
- 2.2 Doom comic
- 2.3 Masters of Doom
- 2.4 Doom: The Boardgame
- 2.5 Doom: The Boardgame Expansion Set
- 2.6 Doom film poster
- 2.7 Doom film DVD
- 2.8 Doom 3: Worlds on Fire
- 2.9 Doom 3: Maelstrom
- 2.10 Doom merchandise cover art gallery
- 3 Compact Discs for Doom games
- 4 Cover art from other games
- 5 Notes
- 6 External links
Doom games cover art
On the Doom cover art, the game's protagonist is standing on a ridge, using his machinegun to fight off hellish monsters who greatly resemble Barons of Hell, but have mechanic parts, while one of them is grabbing his left wrist. The Doom logo is shown over and behind the marine. This cover was illustrated by Don Ivan Punchatz.
Doom II: Hell on Earth
On the Doom II cover art, what appears to be the protagonist of the series, here showing an unusual buzz cut, is fighting a cyberdemon using the shotgun. The Doom II logo can be seen over and behind the two combatants. This cover was illustrated by Gerald Brom. The manual uses the same art and hence is not shown below.
The Ultimate Doom
The U.S. The Ultimate Doom uses the same artwork as the Doom box cover, but shows a dark frame around the picture and "The Ultimate" written on top of the Doom logo.
The UK The Ultimate Doom features entirely new artwork depicting large face of a red demon, not that unlike the monsters on the original Doom's cover art.
Master Levels for Doom II
The Master Levels for Doom II cover art shows a grey hellish background. The artwork is based on the same graphic as various other pieces of Doom related art, including the texture SKINFACE found in the Doom games, the Doom II texture SKY3 and the Collector's Edition cover art.
The cover art for the Sony PlayStation version of Doom features an all new drawing of the Marine, sporting various injuries and standing over a demon carcass, letting loose a point-blank shotgun blast to a green-colored Imp, killing it horribly. A more minotaur-like Baron of Hell is at one side with a Lost Soul and an opening to a dark, cloudy dimension behind him. The "Doom" logo is on the top of the picture. This is used in both the original print (packaged in a larger case) and the Special Edition (packaged in a regular CD case).
The cover art of Final Doom depicts what appears to be the face of a futuristic case or a similarly styled panel. Its simpler version of the Doom logo is written in yellow with "Final" on top of it and appears within a diamond shape on the center of the upper half of the design.
Sega Saturn Doom
The cover art of Doom 64 shows the Demon Artifact affixed on a black background with the Doom 64 logo on top of it.
Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil
Doom games cover art gallery
Doom II cover
U.S. Ultimate Doom cover
Final Doom cover
PlayStation Doom cover
PlayStation Final Doom cover
Sega Saturn Doom cover
Doom 64 cover
Doom 3 cover
Xbox Doom 3 Limited Collector's Edition (NTSC) cover
Resurrection of Evil cover
Doom manuals cover art gallery
Doom merchandise cover art
Knee Deep In The Dead
Hell On Earth
The cover of the second Doom novel, Hell On Earth, uses the same artwork as Doom II, with minor alterations. It includes the Doom logo instead of the Doom II logo and an added "Hell On Earth" caption.
Masters of Doom
The Masters of Doom cover features a highly pixelated heavy weapon dude in its firing pose with the player firing at it. The book's name and subtitle ("How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture") along with the author's name (David Kushner) are also on the cover.
Doom: The Boardgame
The cover of Doom: The Boardgame is a modified version of the Doom 3 cover, with the "3" removed from the logo, the Fantasy Flight Games (the game's publisher) logo on display along with the additional "The Boardgame" subtitle under the modified Doom 3 logo.
Doom: The Boardgame Expansion Set
Doom: The Boardgame Expansion Set cover displays the protagonist from Resurrection of Evil wielding the Doom 3 super shotgun and The Artifact. It also features the same logos and texts as the main Boardgame cover with the addition of the tagline "Expansion Set".
Doom film poster
Doom film DVD
The region 2 DVD displays an unknown monster on a steel door with a red version of the movie's altered Doom logo.
Doom 3: Worlds on Fire
Doom 3: Maelstrom
Doom merchandise cover art gallery
Hell On Earth novel cover
Infernal Sky novel cover
Endgame novel cover
Knee-Deep In The Dead novel reprint cover
Hell On Earth novel reprint cover
Infernal Sky novel reprint cover
Endgame novel reprint cover
Doom comic cover art
Masters of Doom cover
Doom: The Boardgame cover
Doom movie poster
Doom movie DVD region 1 cover
Doom movie DVD region 2 cover
Doom 3: Maelstrom novel cover
Compact Discs for Doom games
Scan of Ultimate Doom CD
Scan of Doom II CD
Scan of Doom 3 Disc 1
Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil CD scan
Heretic: Shadow of the Serpent Riders CD
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Scan of Chex Quest CD
Cover art from other games
Other games cover art gallery
Other games manuals cover art gallery
Heretic: Shadow of the Serpent Riders manual
- The cover art of Doom II was parodied in the run and gun platform video game Jazz Jackrabbit 2 in the episode selection screen.
- In Doom 3, the player will eventually come across several tablets. One of these closely resembles the original Doom cover.