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


July 2018

Gloom82 (Anton Semenov) is a freelance artist / illustrator who lives in Bratsk, Russia. His work can be found at “Playing with Fire” first appeared as a poster for the heavy metal band Aria.

June 2018

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

May 2018

Abigail Larson’s work has been shown in many cities, from Paris to Los Angeles, and she’s illustrated numerous books, including Monster Goose Nursery Rhymes and H.P. Lovecraft’s “The Cats of Ulthar.” She combines a mixture of media in her work: ink drawings with a watercolor wash, which are then digitally colored. She’s worked with IDW Publishing, Titan Comics, Pelican Books, Impact Books, 3DTotal, Sideshow Collectibles, and teamed up with Universal Pictures and Desert Owl Games to create The Huntsman: Winter's Curse game, and in 2016 she was awarded the Hugo Award for Best Professional Artist.

April 2018

Royal Nightmare is the art of Germany based freelance graphic designer and digital artist Caro von Chaos. A digital realm somewhere inbetween darkness and light. Between monsters and fairytales, amongst killers and angels. A dark circus with colourful attractions.

March 2018

Laura Sava is a fantasy illustrator from Romania and when she’s not painting she takes photos of the countryside and nature. Her work can be found at or she can be found at