Robert McGinnis is an American artist and illustrator. McGinnis is known for his illustrations of more than 1,200 paperback book covers, and over 40 movie posters, including Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Barbarella, and several James Bond films.
McGinnis became an apprentice at the Walt Disney studios, then studied fine art at Ohio State University. After wartime service in the Merchant Marine he worked for Dell Publishing painting a variety of paperback covers for authors such as Donald Westlake (aka Richard Stark), Edward S. Aarons, Erle Stanley Gardner, Richard S. Prather, and the Michael Shayne and Carter Brown series. Since 2004, McGinnis has created cover illustrations for the Hard Case Crime paperback series.
He is a member of the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame.
See more at Robert McGinnis’ official website.
All artwork © Robert McGinnis.