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Issue Date  Cover Artist  Comments
1975 DEC  Mazey & Schell  illus. "Born of the Winds" by Brian Lumley
1955 MAY  Meltzoff, Stanley  (1917- ) depicts flight from the prison planet; his only cover for F&SF; born in NYC; grad. City College of N.Y.; served in WWII working for Stars and Stripes; see entries in Weinberg(1988) & Di Fate(1998); his article in Illustration Mag. #4 2002 AUG
1988 JUL  Meyer, Ilene  illus. "Eidolons" by Harlan Ellison; Meyer did 3 covers for F&SF; a surrealist artist, one of her work was sold for $87,000; see some of her work at www.progressiveart.com/meyer_page.htm; illus. story "Thursday Child" by Nina Guccione in Omni 1988 AUG
1990 MAY     cover illustrates "The Spiral Dance" by R. Garcia y Robertson; Meyer has cover illustrates book covers for Jack Williamson: The Legion of Time(1985), James Morrow: The Continent of Lies(1985), Jack Vance: Chateau D'If & Other Stories(1990)
1994 JAN     cover illustrates "Planet of the Dolphins" by Robert A. Metzger; Meyer has cover illustrates book covers for The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick(1991-1997), & anth. Marion Zimmer Bradley: Sword and Sorceress II(1985), Dennis Etchison: The Complete Masters of Darkness(1990)
1973 OCT  Morgan, Jacqui  illus. "Old Uncle Tom Cobleigh and All" by R. Bretnor; Morgan's only cover for F&SF; has BFA from Pratt Institute of Art, where she teaches watercolor; nf book, Watercolor for Illustration(1986), & Wet-in Wet Watercolor Workshop Video Series
1965 NOV  Morrow, Gray  (1934-2001) illus. "... And Call Me Conrad" by Roger Zelazny; Morrow did 8 covers for F&SF; wn. for Dwight Graydon Morrow; born in Fort Wayne, IN; attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts; influenced by Joseph Coll, Finlay, Mitchell Hooks, Austin Briggs
1966 MAR     cover illustrates "Angels Unawares" by Zenna Henderson; Morrow was a popular cover artist in the 1960s, who did over 100 covers for Ace's Perry Rhodan series; 1st cover for an sf mag. was for WOT 1964 JUN; was N-1966-1968 HUG, for Best Professional Artist
1966 AUG     cover illustrates "The Productions of Time" by John Brunner; Morrow has also done artwork for comic books, the comic strip Big Ben Bolt, the mags. National Lampoon, & Heavy Metal, among others, & on posters, filmstrips, children's books, TV animation, etc.
1967 JAN     cover illustrates "The Little People" by John Christopher; Morrow has cover illustrates the Childhood of Famous Americans Series, which incl. Carl Ben Eielson: Young Alaskan Pilot(1960), John Burroughs: Boy of Field and Stream(1964), Crispus Attucks: Boy of Valor(1965)
1967 APR     cover illustrates "Dawn" by Roger Zelazny; Morrow has book with Zelazny, The Authorized Illustrated Book of Roger Zelazny(1978); with James Lawrence, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century(1981); see his website at home.epix.net/~grazan/, & obit in LOC 2001 DEC
1967 NOV     cover illustrates "The Sword Swallower" by Ron Goulart; Morrow has ya novel with Julianne Klemm, X-Men: To Stop a Juggernaut(1993), based on TV series; see his entry in Weinberg: A Biographical Dictionary of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists(1988)
1968 NOV     cover illustrates "Once There Was a Giant" by Keith Laumer; Morrow has the adult comic with George Caragonne, Doc Dare Vol.1: The Spear of Destiny, in which scientist Joanna Dare in 1939 develops a serum that gives her superpowers whenever she has sex
1969 JUN     cover illustrates "Operation Changeling" by Poul Anderson; Morrow has his 1st art coll., Visionary(2001), which incl. his paintings for Perry Rhodan, Tarzan, Creepy, Eerie, sf books, pulps & digests, & from Rip Kirby, Big Ben Bolt, Flash Gordon, & Buck Rogers
1963 MAY  Mugnaini, Joe  (1912-1992) Joseph Mugnaini; Special Ray Bradbury Issue, depicts Ray Bradbury & characters & scenes from some of his famous stories; his only cover for F&SF; has done many book covers for Bradbury; born in Viareggio, Italy; see his obit LOC 1992 APR
1957 APR  Nuetzell, Albert A.  (1901-1969) depicts rocket on an alien planet; Nuetzell's only cover for F&SF; born in New Albany, IN, moved to CA & went to night art school; worked for movie studios, creating oil paintings for theatre lobbies; 1st sf cover for Science Stories 1954 FEB
1977 APR  Palladini, David  (1946- ) illus. "The Hundredth Dove" by Jane Yolen; Palladini did 2 F&SF covers; he has painted tarot card decks, 1st in 1970 The Aquarian Tarot, & book F.D. Graves: The Windows of Tarot(1973); illus. Yolen: The Hundredth Dove and Other Tales(1976)
1978 NOV     cover illustrates "Brother Hart" by Jane Yolen; Palladini cover illustrates the books by Stephen King: The Eyes of the Dragon(1987), & Drs. Julia Heiman & Joseph Lopicculo: Becoming Orgasmic(1992); has book, A Year (More or Less) in Jamaica(1992)
1957 JUN  Pederson, John  depicts rockets over Deimos with Mars in background; also did covers for F&SF as John Pederson Jr; Pederson did 3 F&SF covers; did many covers for GAL & IFS, usually astronomical scenes, between 1957-1969
1958 NOV     cover illustrates "Wildcat" by Poul Anderson; Pederson also did several covers for AMZ & FAN from 1970-1973
1963 FEB  Pederson, John Jr  see p.4, depicts "unmanned exploratory rocket on a hypothetical planet"
1973 SEP  Pohl, Carol  (1952-1982) Special Frederik Pohl Issue, cover depicts Frederik Pohl sitting cross-legged on a hillside overlooking the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico; Carol Pohl's only cover for F&SF, she is Frederik Pohl's wife; together have several anth.
1983 JUL  Probert, Andrew  illus. "A Day in the Life of Justin Argento Morrel" by Greg Frost; Probert's only cover for F&SF; attended Chouinard Art Institute(L.A.) in 1968, Art Center College of Design(Pasadena) in 1979; best known for Star Trek work, he is now a conceptual artist
1966 DEC  Purcell, Howard  (1919?-1981) illus. "Bumberboom" by Avram Davidson; note on p.95, says cover painting was flipped in printing, so left arm is uplifted; Purcell's only cover for F&SF; Purcell was a well-known artist for DC Comics
1991 JUL  Rapnicka, Malgorzata  illus. "Autumn Mist" by Nancy Springer; Rapnicka's only cover for F&SF; info on artist on p.69; born in Poland, graduated from the School of Graphic Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw; paints landscapes, still lifes & portraits, she lives in Paris
1959 MAY  Ross  illus. "The Man Who Could Not Stop" by A. Bertram Chandler; no other information, other than this last name (supplied by Edward L. Ferman), available on the cover artist, his only cover for F&SF
1964 AUG  Roth, James  illus. "When the Change-Winds Blow" by Fritz Leiber; Roth did 2 covers for F&SF
1965 JUN     cover illustrates "Admiralty" by Poul Anderson
1950 WIN/SPR  Salter, George  (1897-1967) art director for Mercury Publications since 1938, & for F&SF in particular until 1958, & for VSF's 1st run 1957 JAN-1958 JUL
1950 SUM     Salter was born in Bremen, W. Germany, & went to art school, worked in stage and costume design, & in commercial art; he did his 1st book jacket in Berlin in 1927; he moved to the U.S. in 1934
1950 FLL     Salter's work for Mercury Publications incl. designing the covers, lettering, logos & typography for all the magazines they published, which incl. F&SF; Salter was a highly regarded book designer
1951 FEB     Salter was known primarily in the art field as a great calligrapher; he taught classes in calligraphy, book design & illustration at Cooper Union in N.Y. from 1937 through 1967
1951 APR     see biography of Salter in Robert Weinberg: A Biographical Dictionary of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists(1988), from which much info in the comments section of this table is taken from
1951 JUN     see information on Salter at www.drleslie.com/Contributors/salter.shtml
1951 OCT    
1952 APR    
1955 JUN    
1966 FEB     cover illustrates "The Gadge System" by R. Bretnor
1949 FLL  Salter, George & Bill Stone  illus. "A Bride for the Devil" by Stuart Palmer; photograph & artwork combination, 1 of only 2 for F&SF; see Ferman's intro to his anth. The Magazine of F&SF: A 30 Year Retrospective, for cover info; Salter did 12 F&SF covers; Stone's only cover for F&SF
1951 DEC  Salter, George & Dirone Photography  2nd of 2 covers for F&SF that are a combination of photography & artwork
1953 JAN  Schomburg, Alex  (1905-1998) depicts Earth's artificial satellite (space station); Schomburg did 7 F&SF covers; born in Puerto Rico into a European merchant family; opened an art agency with his brothers in NYC in 1923
1977 MAR     cover illustrates "Twilight Reign" by Gerald Pearce; after a chance meeting with Hugo Gernsback in 1925, he did covers for Gernsback's earliest mags., Science & Invention, Electrical Experimenter, & Radio Craft!; Schomburg N-1962 HUG, for Best Professional Artist
1978 AUG     cover illustrates "Smasher" by Fred Saberhagen; after closing his art atudio in 1930, Schomburg worked for a NY film company, doing mag. art on the side, & covers for Timely Comics(later Marvel), for superheroes incl. Captain America, the Human Torch, etc.
1979 JUN     cover illustrates "The Battle of the Abaco Reefs" by Hilbert Schenck; 1950s were Schomburg's most prolific period in sf art, doing many mag. & book covers; retired from sf art in mid-1960s when the field narrowed, returning in the 1970s
1980 APR     cover illustrates "Dangerous Games" by Marta Randall; Schomburg was production designer for movie 2001: A Space Odyssey; see biographies of Schomburg in ANA 1978 JAN(biolog), ASI 1979 AUG(by Shawna McCarthy), & F&SF 1989 DEC(book review by Algis Budrys)
1981 JAN     cover illustrates "Santa Claws" by Maureen Exter; Schomburg N-1962 HUG, Best SF Artist; W-1989 HUG, Lifetime Achievement Award; see his entries in Weinberg: A Biographical Dictionary of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists(1988), & Di Fate: Infinite Worlds(1998)
1990 OCT     illus. the spaceship 'SS Orion' approaching a planet; Schomburg W-1986 CHS, for Artistic Achievement; has book Chroma: The Art of Alex Schomburg(1986); see obits & appreciations in LOC 1998 MAY(#448), & SFC 1998 JUN(#197)
1989 SEP  Scott, Greg  illus. "Steel Dogs" by Ray Aldridge; Scott's only cover for F&SF; born in 1951; graduated from University of Nebraska; worked for such firms as Rolling Stone, The New York Times; did illustrations for 4 Blue Oyster Cult releases
1988 OCT  Shannon, David  illus. "The Country Store" by Ronald Anthony Cross; his only F&SF cover; grad. Art Center College of Design; lives in L.A.; has children's book, No, David!(1998; W-Caldecott Honor), sequel David Goes to School(1999); see homepage at www.audreywood.com
1979 MAR  Shaw, Barclay  (1949- ) illus. "Broken Stairways, Walls of Time" by Lee Killough; his 1st cover art; Shaw did 22 covers for F&SF; born in Bronxville, NY; attended Trinity College in Hartford, CT; earned a BA in philosophy of religion from Univ. of Connecticut in 1972

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