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Issue Date  Cover Artist  Comments
1957 FEB  Emsh  depicts disintegration of a field-force; in 1964, Emsh received a grant from the Ford Foundation to make a short film, titled Relativity(1966); he soon stopped painting SF, except for favors, to concentrate on making experimental & documentary films
1957 OCT     cover illustrates "The Big Trek" by Fritz Leiber; Emsh's experimental films incl. Lifelines(1960), Time of the Heathen(1961), Thanatopsis(1962), Totem(1963), Film With Three Dancers(1970), Scape-mates(1972), Sunstone(1979), Skin Matrix(1984), Hungers(1988)
1958 FEB     cover illustrates his wife's story "Baby", by Carol Emshwiller; Emsh's experimental film, Carol(1970), stars his wife; see info on it & his other fims at website, & at
1958 MAY     cover illustrates "The Prize of Peril" by Robert Sheckley; see information on Emsh's groundbreaking computer film Sunstone(1984) at sunstone.html, & moy.calarts/edu/emshwiller.html; info on short film Hungers(1988) at
1958 AUG     cover illustrates "Have Spacesuit Will Travel" by Robert A. Heinlein; Emsh produced or collab. on a number of multimedia productions at the Lincoln Center, Museum of Modern Art, Guggenheim Museum, & the Los Angeles Film Festival
1958 SEP     cover illustrates "Have Spacesuit Will Travel" by Robert A. Heinlein; he taught at Yale, Cornell & UC(Berkeley), & after 1979, Emsh moved to Newhall, CA, to become dean & later provost at the School of Film and Video at the California of the Arts, in Valencia, CA
1958 OCT     for the 10th Anniversary Issue; see Emsh's obits, & biographies at the California of the Arts webpage,, at the Spacelight website, & in LOC 1990 SEP(#356)
1958 DEC     cover illustrates "Dream Girl" by Ron Goulart; see Emsh's entry in Vincent Di Fate's nf book, Infinite Worlds: The Fantastic Worlds of Science Fiction Art(1997); see his obit in Locus 1990 SEP(#356)
1959 JAN     cover illustrates "The Silver Eggheads" by Fritz Leiber; Emshwiller had pictorial pieces in the men's magazine Escapade, as by Ed Alexander, betw. 1960 FEB-1963 OCT; a typical title was "So-o-o-o Good on a Safari with Busty Sally Douglas" in 1961 FEB
1959 MAR    
1959 APR     cover illustrates "Flowers for Algernon" by Daniel Keyes
1959 JUN     cover illustrates "The Alley Man" by Philip Jose Farmer
1959 AUG     cover illustrates "Day at the Beach" by Carol Emshwiller
1959 OCT    
1959 NOV     cover illustrates "Starship Soldier" by Robert A. Heinlein
1960 JAN     cover illustrates "A Little Girl's Xmas in Modernia" by David R. Bunch
1960 FEB     cover illustrates "The Fellow Who Married the Maxill Girl" by Ward Moore
1960 APR     cover illustrates "Crazy Maro" by Daniel Keyes
1960 JUN     depicts "Emsh's version of a soft landing"
1960 AUG     cover illustrates "Callahan and the Wheelies" by Stephen Barr
1960 SEP     cover illustrates "The Word to Space" by Winston P. Sanders (ps. for Poul Anderson)
1960 NOV     cover illustrates "Romance in a Twenty-First Century Used-Car Lot" by Robert F. Young
1961 JAN     cover illustrates "Time Lag" by Poul Anderson
1961 FEB    
1961 APR     depicts a partially peeled & eaten banana amongst the galaxies
1961 MAY     cover illustrates "Final Muster" by Rick Rubin
1961 JUL     cover illustrates "Undergrowth" by Brian W. Aldiss
1961 SEP     cover illustrates "The Monster in the Park" by Gerard Klein
1961 NOV     cover illustrates "Naked to the Stars" by Gordon R. Dickson
1961 DEC     cover illustrates "The First Days of May" by Claude Veillot
1962 FEB     cover illustrates "The Garden of Time" by J.G. Ballard
1963 MAR     cover illustrates "Hunter, Come Home" by Richard McKenna
1963 JUN     cover illustrates "No Truce with Kings" by Poul Anderson
1963 JUL     cover illustrates "Glory Road" by Robert A. Heinlein
1963 AUG     cover illustrates "Turn Off the Sky" by Ray Nelson
1963 SEP     cover illustrates "Glory Road" by Robert A. Heinlein
1966 OCT     Special Isaac Asimov & 17th Anniversary Issue, cover depicts Isaac Asimov & some characters and scenes from his most famous stories
1962 APR  Emsh, Ed  illus. "The Last Element" by Hugo Correa
1962 MAY     cover illustrates "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloomed" by Vance Aandahl
1962 JUN     depicts an astronaut, with a beautifully patterned spacesuit, floating in space
1962 AUG     cover illustrates "The Secret Songs" by Fritz Leiber
1962 SEP     Special Theodore Sturgeon Issue, cover depicts Theodore Sturgeon & characters and scenes from some of his famous stories
1962 OCT     cover illustrates "The Journey of Joenes" by Robert Sheckley
1962 NOV     in a modernistic style, depicts astronaut and rocket ship on the launch pad
1963 JAN     cover illustrates "Speakeasy" by Mack Reynolds
1963 APR     cover illustrates "Fast Trip" by James White
1963 DEC     cover illustrates "The Tree of Time" by Damon Knight
1964 JAN     cover illustrates "The Tree of Time" by Damon Knight
1964 MAY     cover illustrates "The Illuminated Man" by J.G. Ballard
1964 JUN     cover illustrates "The Triumph of Pegasus" by F.A. Javor

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