(January 18, 1934 – October 15, 1999)
Eddie Jones, a British fan, started as a fan artist and became a pro artist. He was active from 1958 to 1989. He was married to fellow fan Marsha Jones. His hobby was collecting antique guns and weapons and studying the American Old West.
He was a member (and former chairman) of the Liverpool Group, and was created a Knight of St. Fantony at Eastercon in 1957. He lost the 1962 TAFF race to Ethel Lindsay but won in 1969, beating Bob Shaw.
Professionally, he illustrated sf book and magazine covers and interiors. He used the the pseudonym S. Fantoni. In 1969, he became the art director for Vision of Tomorrow, a short-lived British prozine.
- For a brief bio by Eric Bentcliffe, see Waldo no. 1 (December 1959), online here.
- Photo at Noreascon 1, 1971.
- Entry in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1957 -- Knight of St. Fantony
- 1969 -- St. Louiscon, TAFF
- 1970 -- Best Professional Artist Hugo nominee
- 1971 -- Best Professional Artist Hugo nominee
- 1974 -- Boskone 11
- 1982 -- Mythcon 1982
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