Cover illustration by John Picacio for Robert Silverberg's forthcoming TIMES THREE (Subterranean Press). Available April 2011.
Here’s my cover illustration for Subterranean Press‘ TIMES THREE, a collection of novel-length time travel stories by science fiction grandmaster Robert Silverberg. Subterranean unveiled the final cover with typography this week. From the publisher’s website: “These three novels, all [Read it all...]
Cover illustration by John Picacio for Michael Moorcock's forthcoming ELRIC: SWORDS & ROSES (Ballantine/Del Rey).
Here’s my cover illustration for Ballantine/Del Rey‘s forthcoming edition of Michael Moorcock‘s ELRIC: SWORDS & ROSES. It contains Moorcock’s full-length Elric novel, THE REVENGE OF THE ROSE, his novella “Black Petals” as well as several bonus goodies. Tad Williams [Read it all...]
John Picacio artwork featured on the forthcoming UK edition of a major artbook called SCI-FI ART NOW, edited by John Freeman. Coming October 2010!
I received great news this week — one of my artworks has been selected as the forthcoming cover of the UK edition of SCI-FI ART NOW. This is a major [Read it all...]
Cover artwork by John Picacio for L.E. Modesitt Jr.'s collection VIEWPOINTS CRITICAL (Tor).
Last week, I was interviewed by musician/blogger John Anealio and author/blogger Patrick Hester, who together form The Functional Nerds podcast. The two describe their show as a “new podcast…focusing on science fiction and fantasy media: television, film, comics; and new media [Read it all...]
Four 2010 Chesley Award finalists. Art by John Picacio. Clockwise from top left: DROOD; AGE OF MISRULE: WORLD'S END; 'SALEM'S LOT; and ASIMOV'S (September 2009 Cover).
Good news here — I’m nominated for four 2010 Chesley Awards!
Grateful, honored and thrilled. Congrats to all fellow nominees! Wow, when I look at the ballot, [Read it all...]
Free John Picacio art for your digital wallpaper, courtesy of Tor.com!
Today the good folks at Tor.com posted a free wallpaper of my cover art for Mark Chadbourn’s AGE OF MISRULE: WORLD’S END. They’ve got lots of formats to choose from, so go get it while it’s there. They’re doing a series of free wallpapers, [Read it all...]
"Fire Demon" by Frank Frazetta. Book cover art for SWORDS AGAINST DARKNESS, edited by Andrew J. Offutt (Zebra Books, 1977).
I heard the news via Twitter yesterday, as it spread like wildfire. Legendary fantasy painter and icon Frank Frazetta passed away Monday, May 10, 2010, leaving an unparalleled legacy of inspiration and enduring [Read it all...]
Cover illustration by John Picacio for Mark Chadbourn's AGE OF MISRULE: BOOK 1 — WORLD'S END (Pyr). Art directed by Lou Anders.
SPECTRUM 17: THE BEST IN CONTEMPORARY FANTASTIC ART last month announced its list of artists selected for inclusion in the forthcoming annual. SPECTRUM is a much-anticipated, juried volume compiling the finest works [Read it all...]
IT'S A MONSTER: Behold the traycased edition of Centipede Press' KNOWING DARKNESS: ARTISTS INSPIRED BY STEPHEN KING.
Have you seen the traycased edition of Centipede Press’ KNOWING DARKNESS: ARTISTS INSPIRED BY STEPHEN KING? This past December, I geeked about the finished hardcover trade edition of this gorgeously-produced book that includes King-inspired art by Michael [Read it all...]
Final cover illustration for Mark Chadbourn's THE QUEEN OF SINISTER by John Picacio.
Here’s my final cover illustration for the forthcoming Pyr edition of Mark Chadbourn’s THE DARK AGE: BOOK 2 / THE QUEEN OF SINISTER. It’s the second book of the trilogy that follows Chadbourn’s AGE OF MISRULE. Folks with long memories will [Read it all...]