Book/Magazine Covers (All) · Illustration Art · Look Here · Richard Powers

Look Here: NIGHT OF LIGHT and three others with cover art by Powers

It’s been a while since I last scanned and posted some covers of paperbacks in my personal collection, so let’s give that a try:


In addition to RCN, I’m currently running three tumblr blogs and a twitter feed, and there are days when I think that, perhaps, I have taken on too much…

Keywords: What If? Volume 1 and What If? Volume 2, edited by Richard A. Lupoff; Night of Light by Philip Jose Farmer; The Stainless Steel Rat Saves the World by Harry Harrison.

Vincent Di Fate

Look Here: ARSLAN and two others with cover art by Vincent Di Fate

More cover scans this morning! Vincent Di Fate is a big name in SF illustration — he was inducted into the SF Hall of Fame in 2011 — but his work has never been featured on RCN. My problem with Di Fate’s work is that, generally speaking, I find it lacking in originality and oomph, but I’ve tried to keep an open mind, and now I finally have three in hand that I think are interesting, though I still can’t shake the feeling that the images have been cobbled together in an impersonal, stylistically nondescript sort of way:



Keywords: Arslan by M. J. Engh, To Your Scatted Bodies Go by Philip José Farmer, The Other Side of Tomorrow by Roger Elwood, ed., Vincent Di Fate.

Bob Pepper · Book/Magazine Covers (All) · Illustration Art · Look Here · Samuel R. Delany

Look Here: Four more covers with terrific art by Bob Pepper

More covers today with strong art by an underrated illustrator whose work I’ve featured before here at RCN:


To view all of the covers with art by Bob Pepper that I’ve scanned and posted so far, click here and scroll down the page.

Keywords: Deryni Checkmate by Katherine Kurtz, Driftglass by Samuel R. Delany, Flesh by Philip Jose Farmer, The Continent Maker and Other Tales of the Viagens edited by L. Sprague de Camp.