Victor Gadino’s covers were the ideal complement to Gordon Merrick’s groundbreaking gay romance novels, capturing the passion of the stories and contributing to their success as classics.
Don Case the artist remains a mystery, but his lovely artwork isn’t forgotten. For the week of Monday, January 16, 2023, to Sunday, January 22, 2023, this Covers of the Week shows off four covers designed by Donald Case.
Sweet Savage Flame believes it’s essential to keep the memory of these skilled cover illustrators and their works alive. These 21 names are among the best romance cover artists to have designed clinch covers.
We were super-hyped when our Twitter friend, @GinnyMoesch, created this interactive presentation on the history and anatomy of the clinch cover. We adore romance cover art, and this graphic amazed us
George H. Jones was an artist with amazing talent. While not as well-known as Duillo, Pino, or McGinnis, his work is equally as compelling. For the week of Monday, February 7, 2022, to Sunday, February 13, let’s appreciate the handiwork of George H. Jones.
At Dr. Maria DeBlassie’s blog Enchantment Learning she hosted a presentation by our Twitter pal Daily Clinch @Artof the Clinch. We recommend watching this informative video on the history of romance novel clinch covers. They touch upon the genre’s past as well as discussing pivotal cover artists, models, authors, and more.