Frank R. Paul

Frank Rudolph Paul (German: [paʊl]; April 18, 1884 – June 29, 1963) was an American illustrator of pulp magazines in the science fiction field.

Frank R. Paul
Photo portrait c. 1939
Rudolph Franz Paul

(1884-04-18)April 18, 1884
DiedJune 29, 1963(1963-06-29) (aged 79)
Known forIllustrator
Spouse(s)Rudolpha Costa Rigelsen
Paul's cover for Amazing Stories, August 1927, illustrating The War of the Worlds

A discovery of editor Hugo Gernsback, Paul was influential in defining the look of both cover art and interior illustrations in the nascent science fiction pulps of the 1920s.[1]

The Science Fiction Hall of Fame inducted him in 2009.[2]