Mel Hunter

(July 27, 1927 — February 20 2004)

Mel Hunter was an artist whose work appeared on many prozine covers beginning in 1953 and lasting into the 70s. He is especially well-known for a series of robot covers for the F&SF.

He was nominated for the 1956 Best Professional Artist Hugo, the 1960 Best Professional Artist Hugo, the 1961 Best Professional Artist Hugo, and the 1962 Best Professional Artist Hugo.

He was GoH at Westercon 8 and an honoree at an early Fanquet.

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