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0280 One Fearful Yellow Eye

May 4, 2012
  • Title: One Fearful Yellow Eye
  • Language: English
  • Country: USA
  • Format: Paperback
  • Year: about 1983 1982
  • Publisher: Fawcett
  • Collection: Gold Medal
  • Collection #: 1-4146-2
  • Cover Price: $2.95
  • Cover Artist: Robert McGinnis
  • Author of: Free Fall in Crimson

 

Here is an interim cover design that was used from 1978 until 1983 when William Schmidt’s “double” covers made their appearance. I admit I don’t know McGinnis was thinking with this cover. The yellow circle is obviously the title eye, but what’s going with the rest of it? A woodgrain background, a rusty, broken metal structure that doubles as a window, and a truly creepy, long-haired Travis. Or maybe that’s supposed to be the Darling Bread Boy; didn’t Peeping Trav spy on him through a window?

Update (09/25/2013): Corrected the printing date.

Milk Carton

Have you seen me? I am a USA hardcover edition of One Fearful Yellow Eye, printed in 1999 by Random House  under their Value Publishing imprint (ISBN-10 0517390493, ISBN-13 9780517390498).

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