|1959 (won the 1959 Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Mystery Novel)|
|The full artwork for the "Frenzy" cover (I wrote about the film here)|
In 1985, he was awarded “Romantic Artist Of The Year” by Romantic Times magazine in honour of his many romance novel covers. Since 2004, he has created cover art for the Hard Case Crime paperback series, including Stephen King’s Joyland.
McGinnis still paints and is a member of the Society Of Illustrators Hall Of Fame.
|The Kiss Kiss Bang Bang connection|
left - the 1959 paperback - right - one of the fake covers created by McGinnis for the film
|1979 (this is the US poster, it was called "North Sea Hijack" over here)|
I don't know, it might be my age but I much preferred when movie posters were a selling tool, full of great artwork capturing exciting scenes from the films in question. Looking at these Bond posters, it makes me think that EON is missing a trick - every poster from the Daniel Craig-era has just been a still image of him, why not give McGinnis another commission?
|1973 (I wrote about the film here)|