Virgil Finlay has been inducted into the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame. Finlay was one of the per-eminent illustrators in the science fiction field, his work appearing in Weird Tales, Startling Stories, Thrilling Wonder, Captain Future, Strange Stories, and other magazines. In 1953, Finlay won the first Hugo Award for Interior Illustrator and he was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2012. Last year, in honor of the centennial of his birth, The Collectors’ Book of Virgil Finlay was published by American Fantasy Press.
This year’s inductees into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame have been announced. The Hall of Fame will be part of the Icons of Science Fiction exhibit at the Experience Music Project Museum when it opens on June 9.
- Joe Haldeman
- James Tiptree, Jr.
- James Cameron
- Virgil Finlay