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Each issue, The Dark features a new cover by a new artist.  Below are the unadorned covers and artist biographies.


October 2021

Sam Heimer is a Philadelphia area illustrator and designer and hates speaking in the third person. He works in a variety of markets, as well as helps coordinate art exhibitions for Phantom Hand, a local art group. He patiently awaits the day you contact him with work. For the most up to date news, available prints, and to keep tabs on current projects, follow Sam on instagram at @Sam_Heimer.

September 2021

George Cotronis is a Greek illustrator and designer, currently residing in Athens. He makes a living designing book covers and is known for his dark, atmospheric genre illustrations. For more information, follow George on instagram at @ravenkult or his website,

August 2021

Zhirui Wang (Insist) lives in Fuzhou, China, and his work can be found at

July 2021

gremlin is a prolific contributor to stock art websites including fotolia, getty images, istockphoto, and many more.

June 2021

Stefan Koidl is a self-taught illustrator living in Salzburg, Austria. He loves to draw images that tell a story and to trigger a certain feeling in the observer, to make them think. He likes to paint creepy and dark stuff, as it’s thrilling to “play” with the viewer’s fears.