Image of (last) Week: Michael Whelan, again

Plus, piss-takey captions and swiped French cover art

Constantly checking what my most popular image has been each week really drove home for me just how popular Michael Whelan is. Chris Foss might be the face of 70s sci-fi art, but cover-for-cover, Whelan gets more attention.

Pure speculation, but I think a big reason might be how Whelan focuses on human figures in his work. Foss has a bulky coal-rolling …

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