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Stephen Emil Fabian Sr. is an American artist.

Stephen Fabian
Stephen Emil Fabian
Known forIllustrator



Fabian specializes in science fiction and fantasy illustration and cover art for books and magazines.[1] Fabian also produced artwork for TSR's Dungeons & Dragons game from 1986 to 1995, particularly on the Ravenloft line. He was self-taught, two of his primary influences being Virgil Finlay and Hannes Bok.[2] His work is usually signed Stephen Fabian or Stephen E. Fabian.

Fabian was a recipient of the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 2006.[3] He has also been a two-time nominee for the Hugo Award for Best Fan Artist (1970 and 1971), and a seven-time nominee for the Hugo Award for Best Professional Artist (1975–1981). Collections of his work include Ladies & Legends (1993) and Stephen E. Fabian's Women & Wonders (1995).


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  1. ^ Robinson, Spider (November 18, 1989). "The large and puzzling galaxy of SF writers: The New Encyclopedia of Science Fiction", The Globe and Mail, p. E13.
  2. ^ The Fantasy Collection of Stephen Fabian
  3. ^ World Fantasy Convention (2010). "Award Winners and Nominees". Archived from the original on December 1, 2010. Retrieved 4 Feb 2011.

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