This is the Steve Hickman cover painting for DEATH’S BRIGHT DAY, the 11th RCN space opera. I’ve really liked the feel of Steve’s work for this series, and I particularly like this one.
I’m very fortunate in my cover art. I explain this by the fact that I don’t attempt to give art direction, even when the artist requests it (as Steve has done in the past).
The British version is published by Titan Books with this cover: