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No.  Issue Date  Cover Artist  Comments
250  1972 MAR  Bonestell, Chesley  see p.67, "depicts a globular cluster 500 light-years distant from an airless planet" with two satellites
251  1972 APR  Blish, Judith  see p.144, Special James Blish Issue, cover depicts James Blish among characters and scenes from some of his most popular stories; Judith Blish's only cover for F&SF, she is James Blish's wife
252  1972 MAY  Hardy, David  see p.32, depicts a radio telescope to be used to search for extraterrestrial life; cover painting to be pub. in David A. Hardy & Patrick Moore: Challenge of the Stars(1972); also did covers for F&SF as David A. Hardy
253  1972 JUN  Walotsky, Ron  cover illustrates "Son of the Morning" by Phyllis Gotlieb; has cover illustrates YA books(text by Richard M. Wainwright, The Crystal Palace of Adamas(1995; W-Ben Franklin Award), Nana, Grandpa & Tecumseh(1997), & Messengers(2000)
254  1972 JUL  Walotsky, Ron  cover illustrates "The Brave Free Men" by Jack Vance; his influences incl. the artists Rembrandt, John Singer Sargent, Franz Hals, & René Magritte; see his obit & appreciations in LOC 2002 SEP(#500), SFC 2002 OCT(#229)
255  1972 AUG  Dillon, Leo & Diane  (1933- ; 1933- ) cover illustrates "Basilisk" by Harlan Ellison; the Dillons did 2 covers for F&SF; they met while attending the Parsons School of Design & Visual Arts(grad. in 1956); decided to work together to avoid any professional jealousy; married in 1957
256  1972 SEP  Di Fate, Vincent  cover illustrates "What Good Is a Glass Dagger?" by Larry Niven; Di Fate studied under renowned glaze painter Peter Hopkins, & modified his glaze style so his artwork would reproduce better for the paperback cover markets; see website
257  1972 OCT  Hardy, David  see p.130, depicts the artist's conception of the planet Pluto: a scene from inside a cave on the surface with a view of a lake of liquid methane; from Hardy & Moore: Challenge of the Stars(1972); illus. his 1st book with Moore: Sun, Myths, and Men(1954)
258  1972 NOV  Emshwiller, Ed  (1925-1990) cover illustrates "Man's Reach" by Anthony Boucher; Emshwiller also did covers for F&SF as "Emsh", & as Ed Emsh; see his biographical & bibliographical information under his "Emsh" covers
259  1972 DEC  Walotsky, Ron  cover illustrates "Doctor Dominoe's Dancing Doll" by Hal R. Moore
260  1973 JAN  Hardy, David  see p.39, depicts "a group of cylindrical units which could be used as a space station in Earth or Lunar orbit, or be landed, as here, by a ... 'space tug'"; from Hardy & Moore: Challenge of the Stars(1972; vt rev. New Challenge to the Stars, 1978)
261  1973 FEB  Tanner, Bert  cover illustrates "The Problem of Pain" by Poul Anderson
262  1973 MAR  Dillon, Leo & Diane  cover illustrates "The Deathbird" by Harlan Ellison; they've done book covers, interior cover illustrates in sf/f field, & for children's books, posters; have W-1971 HUG, Best Professional Artists, & N twice; see articles in WotF anth. #XV(1999), RoF 2000 JUN, iv LOC 2000 APR
263  1973 APR  Davis, Don  (1952- ) cover illustrates "Icarus Descending" by Gregory Benford; Davis did 2 covers for F&SF; grew up in San Francisco Bay area; 1970 graduated from Menlo Atherton High School; began working for the U.S. Geological Survey, Astrogeologic Studies in 1968
264  1973 MAY  Hardy, David A.  see p.134, depicts binary star "Zeta Aurigae casts bi-colored shadows on the surface of a hypothetical planet"; from Hardy & Moore: Challenge of the Stars(1972); Hardy studied at the Margaret Street College of Art, Birmingham, England
265  1973 JUN  Gaughan, Jack  cover illustrates "The Asutra" by Jack Vance
266  1973 JUL  Hardy, David  see p.134, "painting shows astronauts exploring a small crater in the polar region of Mars"; from Hardy & Moore: Challenge of the Stars(1972); Hardy illus. books The Stars(1965), The Universe(1967), The Earth Tells Its Story(1967), The Earth(1967)
267  1973 AUG  Davis, Don  depicts four astronauts raising an antenna on the moon; has illus. in Carl Sagan's books, The Dragons of Eden(1977), Cosmos(1980), Pale Blue Dot(1994); has illus. for NASA, Morrison & Hansen Planetariums; see websites &
268  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.
269  1973 OCT  Morgan, Jacqui  cover illustrates "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
270  1973 NOV  Walotsky, Ron  cover illustrates "Closed Sicilian" by Barry N. Malzberg
271  1973 DEC  Walotsky, Ron  cover illustrates "Not a Red Cent" by Robin Scott Wilson
272  1974 JAN  Hardy, David  cover illustrates "The Initiation of Akasa" by Michael G. Coney; Hardy also cover illustrates Patrick Moore book, Mars: The Red World(1971); his 1st sf mag. cover was for Vision of Tomorrow (VoT) 1970 MAR, a U.K. sf magazine
273  1974 FEB  Sternbach, Richard  (1951- ) cover illustrates "A Star Is Born" by Joseph Green; Richard Michael Sternbach did 8 covers for F&SF, includes one with Bonnie Dalzell; born in Bridgeport, CT; attended Univ. of Connecticut; also did F&SF covers as Rick Sternbach
274  1974 MAR  Walotsky, Ron  cover illustrates "The Star of Stars" by Robert F. Young
275  1974 APR  Emsh, Ed  Special Robert Silverberg Issue, cover depicts Robert Silverberg gazing at the images within a 'holographic picture cube', an object in his novella in this issue, "Born with the Dead"; Emsh did covers for F&SF as just by Emsh, & by Ed Emshwiller
276  1974 MAY  Jones, Eddie  (1935- ) cover illustrates "The Dawn Rider" by Lester del Rey; Jones' only cover for F&SF; working name for Edward Jones, prolific British artist; N-1970-1971 HUG, Best Pro Artist; see biography in SFM v.1 #6 1974, & interview in Vortex 1977 MAY, & Weinberg's book
277  1974 JUN  Dixon, Don  depicts Pioneer spacecraft approaching the planet Saturn; Dixon did 2 covers for F&SF; Dixon illus. the books by T.A. Heppenheimer: Colonies in Space(1977), & Toward Distant Suns(1979); art director of Griffin Observatory in Los Angeles
278  1974 JUL  Walotsky, Ron  cover illustrates "A Father's Tale" by Sterling E. Lanier
279  1974 AUG  Bonestell, Chesley  see p.58, depicts "a meteroid 2 miles in diameter hits the Pacific at 20 miles per second"
280  1974 SEP  Guertin, Jeannine  cover illustrates "Cathadonian Odyssey" by Michael Bishop; Guertin's only cover for F&SF
281  1974 OCT  Wolff, Rudi, Inc.  25th Anniversary Issue; Wolff's only cover for F&SF
282  1974 NOV  Mazey & Schell  cover illustrates "Mushroom World" by Stephen Tall; Mazey & Schell did 6 covers for F&SF; they sell patterned cotton throws & blankets online at
283  1974 DEC  Walotsky, Ron  cover illustrates "Venus on the Half-Shell" by Kilgore Trout
284  1975 JAN  Mazey & Schell  cover illustrates "Sanity Clause" by Edward Wellen
285  1975 FEB  Hardy, David  depicts Stegosuarus & astronaut on a moon of Jupiter; Hardy has art pictorial series in VoT 1970 APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, & SEP; he was N-1979 HUG, for Best Professional Artist; N-1973-74, 1976, 1979-82, 1987 LOC, for Best Artist
286  1975 MAR  Bonestell, Chesley  see p.79, "depicts the Viking Orbiter passing Phobos on its approach to Mars - scheduled for 1976"
287  1975 APR  Hardy, David  depicts a spaceship above a lava flow & eruption, amidst a lightning storm; see article about Hardy, "Neverending Visions of Space," in INZ 1993 MAR; see article "The Artist in Science Fiction: David A. Hardy" in SFM v.1 #4 1974, & Biolog in ANA 1987 APR
288  1975 MAY  Campanile, Dario  (1948- ) cover illustrates "Croatoan" by Harlan Ellison; Camponile did 2 covers for F&SF; born in Rome, he now lives in California; at age 14 he met & received encouragement & technical advice from his major influences, artists Salvador Dali & Georgia de Chirico
289  1975 JUN  Walotsky, Ron  cover illustrates "The Black Hole Passes" by John Varley
290  1975 JUL  Mazey & Schell  cover illustrates "Deadpan" by Edward Wellen
291  1975 AUG  Hardy, David  cover illustrates "Earthset and Evening Star" by Isaac Asimov; Hardy wrote & cover illustrates books Energy and the Future(1979), Atlas of the Solar System(1981), Galactic Tours(1981), the latter with Bob Shaw; worked on the movie The Neverending Story(1984)
292  1975 SEP  Mazey & Schell  cover illustrates "The Final Fighting of Fion Mac Cumhaill" by Randall Garrett
293  1975 OCT  Mazey & Schell  graphic design for 26th Anniversary Issue
294  1975 NOV  Hardy, David  1st of his Bhen the Green Alien series of covers; depicts Bhen looking at a Mariner spacecraft digging dirt samples for analysis; Hardy wrote & illus. children's books The Solar System(1975), Rockets and Satellites(1976), Air and Weather(1977)
295  1975 DEC  Mazey & Schell  cover illustrates "Born of the Winds" by Brian Lumley
296  1976 JAN  Hardy, David  cover illustrates "Doctor Rivet and Supercon Sal" by Gary K. Wolf; Hardy wrote & illus children's book Light and Sight(1977); cover illustrates 3 children's books by Stephen Attmore: Dinosaurs(1988), Animals from the Dawn of Time(1988), 4000 Million Years Ago(1989)
297  1976 FEB  Walotsky, Ron  cover illustrates "The Samurai and the Willows" by Michael Bishop
298  1976 MAR  Gaughan, Jack  cover illustrates "Piper at the Gates of Dawn" by Richard Cowper
299  1976 APR  Dalzell, Bonnie & Rick Sternbach  (1944- ; 1951- ) depicts a spacecraft or probe in intergalactic space; Dalzell's only cover for F&SF, she also did GAL 1977 MAY & JUL covers; see her website at; Sternbach did 8 covers for F&SF

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