Don Punchatz

Don Punchatz (1936-2009) was a science fiction and fantasy artist who drew illustrations for numerous books and publications, including magazines such as Heavy Metal, National Geographic, Playboy, and Time. He produced cover art for books by Harlan Ellison, Isaac Asimov and others. Punchatz was born in Arlington, Texas. In 1970, he started the SketchPad Studio there, where he trained dozens of apprentices and came to be known as the “Godfather of Dallas Illustration.” During 1993, id Software hired him to create the Doom video game package art and logo. The result was named the second best game box art of all time by GameSpy.

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