Category Archives: Artists

Remembering Frank Frazetta

Posted on February 9, 2017 by Darren Nash

Frank Frazetta, one of the most influential artists in the fantasy field, was born on this day, in New York, in 1928. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction notes: A native New Yorker, he studied at the Brooklyn Academy of Fine … Continue reading

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Remembering Jack Kirby

Posted on February 6, 2017 by Darren Nash

Psst! Hey you! Yeah, you. You like comic books? Yeah? Then you should be sayin’ a big ‘thank you’ to the King. Twenty-three years ago today, the man who was arguably the single greatest creative influence on modern comics (with … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Vincent Di Fate!

Posted on November 21, 2016 by Darren Nash

The awesome On This Day function on the indispensable Encyclopedia of Science Fiction – tells us that today is Vincent Di Fate’s birthday – and we thought it might be nice to celebrate one the key artists of modern science … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Chris Foss!

Posted on March 16, 2016 by Darren Nash

Today the future turns seventy. Well, not quite, but for SF fans of a certain vintage, one name is synonymous with the look of the future – at least, the look of the spaceships of the future – and that … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Neal Adams!

Posted on June 15, 2015 by Darren Nash

It is an iconic cover by any definition of that word. The two characters are among the most recognised in DC Comics‘ illustrious stable of superheroes. One of them, Green Lantern, is reciting his famous oath, ‘In brightest day, in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Vincent Chong!

Posted on April 9, 2015 by Darren Nash

Today Gateway wishes a very Happy Birthday to artist extraordinaire, Vincent Chong. Vincent’s covers have graced many a fine work of SF and Fantasy over the years, and we’re delighted to count some SF Masterworks among that number: Wonderful stuff, … Continue reading

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