Monday, August 01, 2011

PaperBack


Fritz Leiber, The Green Millennium, Lion Library, 1954






7 comments:

Scott Cupp said...

always loved this cover (and the book, too!)

Marsdon said...

I used to have this years ago - it disappeared when I went off to college. Mothers!

Bud said...

Another cover I haven't seen and book I haven't read, and me a trufan of FL. I feel like a student sneaking in to your course (unpaid) on SF, Mystery & Pop Culture! Thanx!

Bill Crider said...

You're welcome. That's what I'm here for.

Todd Mason said...

Well, Bud, I'll put a dissenting oar in...even though it's a loose sequel to "Coming Attraction" and "Poor Superman," it's for my money the third-weakest of Leiber's novels...which means it's worth reading, but only THE WANDERER and THE SILVER EGGHEADS were lesser (unless you consider the "lost" early novella ...DANIEL KESSERICH a true novel).

But I hadn't ever seen the Lion edition, either. That is cute. (I have the Ace Double with NIGHT MONSTERS, a fine short collection.)

Ralph E. Vaughan said...

Who was the artist? Could it have been Richard Powers? I know he did at least one other cover for Lion (Hell's Pavement) around the same time. Thanks.

Bill Crider said...

No credit given. But you can but the original artwork at abebooks