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Issue Date  Cover Artist  Comments
1964 JUL  Emsh, Ed  illus. "Cantata 140" by Philip K. Dick
1964 NOV     cover illustrates "The Third Coordinate" by Adam Smith
1965 MAR     cover illustrates "The Doors of His Face, the Lamps of His Mouth" by Roger Zelazny
1968 JAN     cover illustrates "They Are Not Robbed" by Richard McKenna
1969 JUL     Special Fritz Leiber Issue, cover depicts Fritz Leiber & some characters and scenes from his most famous stories
1969 DEC     cover illustrates "Bye, Bye, Banana Bird" by Sonya Dorman
1974 APR     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
1976 NOV     Special Damon Knight Issue; depicts Damon Knight amidst a flurry of sheets of written words
1972 NOV  Emshwiller, Ed  (1925-1990) illus. "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
1979 FEB     cover illustrates "On Wings of Song" by Thomas M. Disch
1968 MAY  FitzGerald, Russell  (1932-1978) illus. "Lines of Power" by Samuel R. Delany; good friends with Delany, FitzGerald did 2 covers for F&SF; for info on FitzGerald, see book, Lewis Ellingham & Kevin Killian: Poet Be Like God: Jack Spicer and the San Francisco Renaissance(1998)
1969 FEB     cover illustrates "Pater One Pater Two" by Patrick Meadows; R.F. born in Doylestown, PA; his wife, Dora FitzGerald, used drawings of his to cover illustrates her translation of Rainer Maria Rilke's Das Marienleben(Life of the Virgin Mary), in The Capilano Review #26 1983
1955 FEB  Freas, Kelly  (1922- ) illus. "The Climbing Wave" by Marion Zimmer Bradley; has done 12 F&SF covers; also goes by his full name, Frank Kelly Freas; one of the most prolific artists to work in the sf field; born in N.Y., but brought up in Canada
1956 SEP     cover illustrates "Operation Afreet" by Poul Anderson; Freas studied engineering at Cooper Union, premed at Georgetown Univ.; served in air force in WWII, the Pacific Theater, as a photographer; see his entry in Weinberg: A Biographical Dictionary of SF/ F Artists
1956 OCT     cover illustrates "The Door Into Summer" by Robert A. Heinlein; after WWII Freas studied at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh & worked as a freelance artist; his 1st pub. painting was the cover for WRT 1950 NOV
1956 NOV     cover illustrates "The Door Into Summer" by Robert A. Heinlein; besides his sf work, Freas also was a frequent contributor, incl. covers, to Mad magazine from 1955-1962, & is credited with doing the first Alfred E. Neuman illustration
1956 DEC     cover illustrates "The Door Into Summer" by Robert A. Heinlein; Freas W-1955-56, 1958-59, 1970, 1972-76, HUG, & nominated 12 other times thru 2001, for Best S.F. Artist; W-1972-75 LOC, & nominated 19 times thru 2001, for Best Artist Magazine Artist
1957 MAR     cover illustrates "Visit to a Small Planet" by Gore Vidal; Freas designed the shoulder patch for the astronauts on Skylab I; he also designed 5 very popular posters for NASA; Freas W-1993, 2000 &2001 CHS, for Artistic Achievement
1957 MAY     cover illustrates "Adjustment" by Ward Moore; Freas works primarily in acrylics for his paintings, though he has done some in watercolors; he doesn't use oils due to an allergic reaction; his wife Laura Brodian Freas, also an artist, runs the Kelly Freas Studios
1957 DEC     cover illustrates the effect of the Viceroy's flare in "Stepping Stone" by William Morrison & Frederik Pohl; Freas's black & white interior illustrations are done in a variety of styles, primarily w. india ink line worl on white illustration board
1958 APR     cover illustrates "A Deskful of Girls" by Fritz Leiber; Freas has colls. of his best work, Frank Kelly Freas—The Art of Science Fiction(1977), & Frank Kelly Freas: A Separate Star(1984), & Frank Kelly Freas: As He Sees It(2000; N-2001 LOC)
1971 APR     see p.51, Special Poul Anderson Issue, cover depicts Poul Anderson & some of the characters he has created in his fiction; see his entry in Vincent Di Fate: Infinite Worlds: The Fantastic Visions of Science Fiction Art(1998)
1977 JUL     Special Harlan Ellison Issue, depicts Harlan Ellison in the midst of 20 midget characters from his stories; Freas, etal, have a Marvel graphic novel, Open Space(1989 Mid-December); see his interview in LOC 2001 MAR(#482)
1990 JAN     cover illustrates "Timekeeper" by John Morressy; Freas is a member of IAAA, the International Association of Astronomical Artists; see his website at, which includes a biography & bibliography of his work
1987 DEC  Gabor, Tim  (1958- ) illus. "The Cobbler" by Roger Robert Lovin; Gabor did 3 covers for F&SF; born in Lexington, OH; lives in Seattle; freelance illustrator/designer since 1985
1989 FEB     cover illustrates "All or Nothing" by Dean Whitlock; was art director for many mags., incl. MovieMaker Magazine, New Age Journal, New England Monthly, Family Fun, & Seattle Magazine
1991 AUG     cover illustrates "Henry in the Trees" by Gregor Hartmann; illustrated children's video, Tom Thumb, that starred John Cleese & Elvis Costello; see his website at
1981 NOV  Garland, Michael  illus. "Talisman" by Larry Niven & Dian Girard; Garland did 8 covers for F&SF; illustrator of children's books, has books My Cousin Katie(1989), Circus Girl(1993); Dinner at Magritte's(1995), about a youth who meets artists René Magritte & Salvador Dali
1982 DEC     cover illustrates "Condemned, a Kiss, and Sleep" by Wayne Wightman; Garland has illustrated the children's books, Max Lucado: Alabaster's Song: Christmas Through the Eyes of an Angel(1996), & Washington Irving: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow(1997)
1983 JUN     cover illustrates "Slow Birds" by Ian Watson; Garland has the children's books, The Mouse Before Christmas(1997), about a mouse's encounter with Santa; Elf for Christmas(1999); cover illustrates ya book, Diana Wynne Jones: The Time of the Ghost(1997)
1986 JUN     cover illustrates "Revolution 20" by Robert F. Young; Garland has children's book, Angel Cat(1998), about a cat named Yin that dies & is missed very much by its friend & owners, but returns as an angel cat to save them from a fire
1987 SEP     cover illustrates "Lumisland" by Mary Caraker
1997 MAR     cover illustrates "The Familiar" by Albert E. Cowdrey
1997 SEP     cover illustrates "True Believer" by Esther M. Friesner
1999 FEB     cover illustrates "Pocketful of Dharma" by Paolo Bacigalupi
1964 FEB  Gaughan, Jack  (1930-1985) illus. "The House by the Crab Apple Tree" by S.S. Johnson; Gaughan did 21 covers for F&SF; working name for John Brian Francis Gaughan; born in Springfield, OH; attended Dayton Art Institute; active in sf fandom
1964 APR     cover illustrates "Into the Shop" by Ron Goulart; Gaughan sold his 1st artwork while still in school to Fantasy Book #5 1949, & 6 1950; did freelance artwork since mid-1950s
1964 DEC     cover illustrates "Buffoon" by Edward Wellen; Gaughan's series of interior illustrations for Jack Vance's story "The Dragon Masters" in GAL 1962 AUG, vaulted him to the forefront of sf illustrators
1965 FEB     cover illustrates "Marque and Reprisal" by Poul Anderson; Gaughan became the only artist to win both the HUG for Best Professional & Best Fan artists in the same year, 1967; also won HUG, Best Artist, in 1967-1969, & was nominated 8 other times
1965 JUL     cover illustrates "Rogue Dragon" by Avram Davidson; Gaughan was art director for GAL & IFS, 1969-72; see Biolog in ANA 1977 FEB, & biography in ASI 1979 APR; see obit by Barry B. Longyear in AMZ 1986 JAN
1966 JAN     cover illustrates "L'Arc de Jeanne" by Robert F. Young; see biography of Gaughan in Robert Weinberg: A Biographical Dictionary of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists(1988); he was a prolific artist for paperback & magazine covers, & interior black & white illus.
1966 APR     cover illustrates "The Sorcerer Pharesm" by Jack Vance; Gaughan N-1971, for Best Fan Cartoonist; N-1972-1977, & 1979-1980, for Best Magazine Artist; to honor the memory of Gaughan, the Jack Gaughan Award for Best Emerging Artist was created in 1986
1966 SEP     cover illustrates "The Productions of Time" by John Brunner; see Gaughan's entry in Vincent Di Fate: Infinite Worlds: The Fantastic Visions of Science Fiction Art(1998)
1967 MAR     cover illustrates "The Little People" by John Christopher
1967 JUL     cover illustrates "The Day Before Forever" by Keith Laumer
1967 DEC     cover illustrates "The Cloud-Sculptors of Coral D" by J.G. Ballard
1968 JUL     cover illustrates "Sos the Rope" by Piers Anthony
1968 DEC     cover illustrates "Gadget Man" by Ron Goulart
1969 MAY     cover illustrates "Operation Changeling" by Poul Anderson
1969 NOV     cover illustrates "A Feminine Jurisdiction" by Sterling E. Lanier

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