Get Ready To Go Back To School With These Classic Paperback Covers


Unknown Artist

In many parts of the country, this week and next will be “back to school week,” so to help everyone get prepared for another academic year, here are some classic paperback covers from the past.

by Al Rossi

by Al Rossi

Unknown Artist

Artist Unknown

Artist Unknown

by Bill Edwards

by Jack Faragasso

by Jack Faragasso

by Paul Rader

by Robert McGinnis

Artist Unknown

Artist Unknown

Artist Profile: Al Rossi


All the covers below were done by Al Rossi, who painted several paperback covers in the 50s and 60s.  I haven’t been able to find much information online about Al Rossi.  Maybe someone who worked with or knew Al Rossi will come across this post and leave a comment.  It’s happened in the past.  Until then, his work will have to speak for itself: