Pulp/Sf/Fantasy Paperback Covers

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I remember that cover for Left Hand of Darkness, though it's not the one I have. The cover for the Henneberg collection is actually a re-used one, by Joseph Lombardero--it first appeared as the cover for The Worlds of Poul Anderson, which Tulpa Girl Tulpa Girl posted above at post 66 in the thread.

Nathalie Henneberg is an interesting author. She published a number of stories and novels in the 1950s-1970s (she died c. 1978). They were sometimes credited to herself and her husband Charles, and sometimes to him alone. Here are some covers of the first editions of first two novels, published by Hachette in 1961 and 1962; both by Jean-Claude Forest:

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Here are three more covers of The Green Gods; an uncredited one for the Le Masque reissue (1975), one by Don Maitz for the DAW translation of 1980, and one by Anne-Claire Payet for an edition published by Black Coat Press in 2010:

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By odd turns, the Crabitalism cover above led me to John Brunner's The Atlantic Abomination. Here's the original cover, from the Ace Double (1960). Ed Emshwiller did the Brunner cover, while Ed Valigursky drew the cover for The Martian Missile:

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Eddie Jones did the cover for the 1973 Terra Astra translation, I'm not sure who did the somewhat blah Ace cover from 1976, and Oscar Chichoni did the Classici Urania cover from 1990:

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By odd turns, the Crabitalism cover above led me to John Brunner's The Atlantic Abomination. Here's the original cover, from the Ace Double (1960). Ed Emshwiller did the Brunner cover, while Ed Valigursky drew the cover for The Martian Missile:

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Eddie Jones did the cover for the 1973 Terra Astra translation, I'm not sure who did the somewhat blah Ace cover from 1976, and Oscar Chichoni did the Classici Urania cover from 1990:

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The guy on the top right is a bit reminiscent of 1960s Robin.
 

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Some French covers.

Two covers for Jack Vance's "The Many Worlds of Magnus Rudolph":

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An odd cover for Dune:

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The Sword of Rhiannon by Leigh Brackett, uncensored unlike the English covers:

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Interesting to compare with the English original:

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Two old encyclopedias of SciFi:

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Cover to the Quebecois SciFi novel "Le Projet Darkemo":

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First volume of the Valérian series:

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Some covers for Karl Edward Wagner's Kane novel, Dark Crusade:

The original cover (1976) for Warner Books by Frazetta and the Nick Bantock cover for Coronet (1981):

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Frank Brunner's cover for the Mondadori translation (1992). I'm not sure why it shows a ship--there's no sea travel in the book. I wonder if it was meant as a cover for Darkness Weaves, which it would fit better.

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The wraparound for the Centipede Press hardcover by Tom Kidd (2015):

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As promised on Friday, some covers for Wagner's Death Angel's Shadow.

Stan Zagorski's for the Warner Books first edition (1973) and Frazetta's for the 1978 reissue:

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Nick Bantock's cover for the 1980 Coronet edition, and C. Yuce's for the 1992 Italian translation:

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The wraparound cover for the Centipede Press hardcover (2015) by Les Edwards. It is the only cover that seems to have anything to do with the contents, though Kane doesn't fight werewolves semi-naked:

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Some covers for Wagner's Bloodstone. For a change, all of them have at least some relation to the story.

Frazetta's for the 1975 Warner 1st edition and Les Edward's for the Coronet edition (1976):

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Maren's cover for the 1991 Mondadori translation, and Tom Edwards' for the Golkonda version (2014):

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The cover of the Centipede Press hardback, by Patrick Jones:

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A City on Jupiter? More like 'That looks sore, you should see a doctor'.

Alternatively that's the biggest vibrator ever made.

Crater City on Saturn makes me realise that the floaty heads from The Secret Show have a historic precedent (which isn't surprising).
 

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This was posted in a group I belong to. I’m unfamiliar with the author, and I may need to fix that. 1EB87AE2-1272-4651-9983-AB2A3D94AC4F.jpeg
 

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My god it really is real. What the hell is going on up there in Canada!?

I was introduced to the book via a meme last year. It has an excerpt from the book, but I don’t want my internet presence associated with a passage involving a violation of beastiality laws found in civilized nations, so I shan’t post it.
 
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