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Michael Whelan is the artist whose fantasy-themed illustrations were featured on the covers of both the Polish and the Spanish translations of Shadow Games.

Shadow Games (Polish edition)[]

Polish Shadow Games front
  • Title: Gry cienia: Czwarta kronika Czarnej Kompanii, Pierwsza księga południa
  • Page shown: Front cover
  • Author: Glen Cook
  • Language: Polish
  • Translator: Jan Karłowski
  • Publisher: Rebis
  • Pub date: 1996; republished 1998
  • Cover art by: Michael Whelan
  • ISBN: 9788371203213 (1996 paperback); 9788371206764 (1998 paperback)

This painting first appeared on the cover of a novel by Michael Moorcock. It depicts Moorcock's character Elric of Melniboné wielding the sword "Stormbringer".

Shadow Games (Spanish edition)[]

Spanish Shadow Games (La Factoria) front
  • Title: Juegos de Sombras. Un libro de La Compañía Negra
  • Page shown: Front cover
  • Author: Glen Cook
  • Language: Spanish
  • Translator: Domingo Santos & Francisco Ontanaya
  • Publisher: La Factoría de Ideas
  • Pub date: March 2004
  • Cover art by: Michael Whelan
  • ISBN: 9788484219217 (paperback)

This painting originally appeared on the cover of the novel Exile's Gate by C.J.Cherryh, first published in 1988. It features Cherryh's character Morgaine, a woman consumed by a mission of the utmost importance, and her chance-met companion, Nhi Vanye i Chya.

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