Friday, October 16, 2009

Cover artist Edward Valigursky (1926-2009)

Commercial illustrator and science fiction and fantasy cover artist Edward Valigursky died September 7th, at the age of 82. An obituary in the September 20th issue of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette states that Valigursky painted covers for SF&F magazines in the 1950s and 1960s, as well as illustrating book covers for Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke and Ray Bradbury. Valigursky also did the cover art for several Ace double novels, including The Martian Missile (1960), written by David Grinnell (Donald A. Wollheim).

[via Mike Glyer of the fanzine File 770]

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