Interview: Derek Riggs (Iron Maiden Artist)

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MIKE JOY: How did you first become involved with Iron Maiden? DEREK RIGGS: I was working as an album cover artist with several record companies doing all sorts of things, I did a few Jazz covers for EMI records. Iron Maiden’s manager saw those pictures about six months after they were published and asked to see my portfolio. MIKE JOY: How did “Eddie” come about and what’s the story behind this awesome character/creature? DEREK RIGGS: … Continue reading

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Book Review: Run for Cover – The Art of Derek Riggs – Author Martin Popoff

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RUN FOR COVER: THE ART OF DEREK RIGGS (PAPERBACK) Author Martin Popoff (Author), Derek Riggs (Foreword) Art by Derek Riggs Published by Aardvark Publishing Publication Date: 2006 Format: Color – 179 pages Retail $50 each ($50 for unsigned and $65 for signed/numbered) “Run for Cover: The Art of Derek Riggs” is an amazing book by one of the most recognized cover artists to emerge. Looking thru the book, can’t be accomplished without flashbacking to a … Continue reading

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