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Michael Whelan

Michael Whelan

Real/full name:
Michael R. Whelan
70 (born Jun 29th, 1950)
Place of origin:
United States (Culver City, CA)


Worked for more than 30 years as an illustrator specializing in science fiction and fantasy cover art. Since the mid-1990s he has pursued a fine art career.

Inducted to the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in June 2009. Whelan has been awarded 15 Hugos (given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements) and received numerous other honors and awards. His paintings have ...


1998 Inner Hell Artwork

Cirith Ungol

1981 Frost and Fire Cover art
1984 King of the Dead Cover art
1986 One Foot in Hell Cover art
1991 Paradise Lost Cover art
2017 The Legacy (Boxed set) Cover art
2018 Witch's Game (Single) Artwork
2019 I'm Alive (Live album) Cover art
2020 Forever Black Cover art


2009 Infected Nations Cover art


2000 666 Cover art


1990 Cause of Death Cover art (as "Michael R. Whelan")

Sacred Rite

1985 The Ritual Artwork, Design
1986 Is Nothing Sacred Artwork
2002 Rites of Passage Vol. 2 (Compilation) Artwork, Design
2002 Rites of Passage Vol. 1 (Compilation) Artwork, Design
2007 Resurrection Artwork
2014 Sacred Rite Artwork, Design


1989 Beneath the Remains Cover art
1991 Under Siege (Regnum Irae) (Single) Cover Art
1991 Arise Cover illustration
1991 Dead Embryonic Cells (Single) Cover art
1993 Chaos A.D. Cover art (as "Michael R. Whelan")
1993 Territory (Single) Cover painting (as "Michael R. Whelan")
1994 Slave New World (EP) Painting (as "Michael R. Whelan")
1995 Third World Chaos (Video) Cover art
1996 Roots Cover art
1996 The Roots of Sepultura (Compilation) Cover art
2002 Chaos DVD (Video) Cover art
2018 Above the Remains Official Bootleg: Live in Germany '89 (Live album) Cover art
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2005 Dark Ages Illustrations

The Mist

2017 Phantasmagoria Cover art
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