Book/Magazine Covers (All) · Illustration Art · Robert McGinnis

Look Here: Three more uncredited, vignette-style covers with art by McGinnis

One of the covers displayed below had a spidery splash of red paint over the author’s name in real life so I decided to repair my scan with GIMP; turned out okay, I hope…

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WORD OF THE DAY: PERSEVERANCE

per·se·ver·ance

Noun

  1. Steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.
  2. Continuance in a state of grace leading finally to a state of glory.

Synonyms
persistence – tenacity – pertinacity – assiduity

Keywords: The Empty Trap, Dead Low Tide, Deadly Welcome.

Book/Magazine Covers (All) · Illustration Art · Look Here · Paul Lehr

Look Here: Six (more) SF covers with art by Paul Lehr

From my personal library of disintegrating pulp:

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My favourite image in the above group is Lehr’s wraparound cover for John Boyd’s The Rakehells of Heaven, even though the display font used for the title and author name is overbearing and, in places, difficult to decipher! To view all of the covers with art by Paul Lehr that I’ve posted so far, click here.

Keywords: Wine of the Dreamers, Space Gypsies, The End of Eternity, The Rakehells of Heaven, The Phaeton Condition, The Stainless Steel Rat Wants You!

Book/Magazine Covers (All) · Illustration Art · Robert McGinnis

Look Here: Three gothic/mystery covers with art by McGinnis

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The lesson here: if you’re fleeing from danger, or just out taking the air, alone, on the verge of a dangerous precipice, and you’re wearing a dress, you’re going to have to hike it up in front with your hands to avoid tripping headlong into the clutches of an insistent lover or over the brink. Women already know this; men, not so much.

Keywords: The Return, The Crossroads, Wait for What Will Come.

Book/Magazine Covers (All) · Illustration Art · Look Here · Robert McGinnis

Look Here: Five vignette-style covers with art by Robert McGinnis

In my growing collection of vintage books, I have quite a few paperbacks with Robert McGinnis art. I posted a few last time; now, here are five more, in no particular order:

I usually prefer to display paperback covers in order of publication, but these Fawcett paperbacks mostly don’t include the year(s) of publication, only the year the book was copyright.

Keywords: Area of Suspicion, Assignment: White Rajah, The Damned, The Dragon’s Eye, The Price of Murder.