RARA-AVIS: Re: Robert McGinnis: Ribic

From: Todd Mason ( foxbrick@netzero.net)
Date: 07 Feb 2002

Rene, I've tended to admire McGinnis's work as well, but while leafing through the collected paintings at a BoucherCon stall or two, I couldn't help noticing that what I had before me were about two hundred plus images, all with exactly the same cheekbones... TM

> From: "Rene Ribic" < rribic@optusnet.com.au>
> Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Australian PBs & Robert McGinnis
> I should point out for those who don't know that McGinnis is the very
> prolific cover artist who did very many of the paperback covers for
> writers such as Richard S Prather, Carter Brown, Edward S Aarons, Brett
> Halliday, the Travis McGee books, the Gold Medal editions of Richard
> Stark, as well as countless others including many of the most famous
> authors, books & series' especially for Signet, Dell & Gold Medal. He
> also did some very famous movie posters from the '60's such as for
> "Barbarella" & the Bond movies. He's a very important if often
> overlooked part of the history of hardboiled literature & helped to sell
> Buddha knows how many extra copies of these books with his paintings of
> impossibly beautiful, sexy & elegant femmes fatale.

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