Don Ivan Punchatz
Donald Ivan Punchatz (September 8, 1936 - October 22, 2009) was a distinguished artist who drew science fiction, fantasy and various other illustrations for numerous publications including magazines like Heavy Metal, National Geographic, Playboy, and Time. In 1993 id Software hired him to create the Doom package art and logo. The result was named the second best game box art of all time by GameSpy. 
Punchatz suffered a cardiac arrest on October 11, 2009 and died in an Arlington, Texas hospital on October 22, 2009.
- This article incorporates text from the open-content Wikipedia online encyclopedia article Don Ivan Punchatz.
- Doom logo (archived)
- Poster of The Ultimate Doom cover art (high resolution)
- Spectrum's article on Punchatz (archived)
- Examples of some of Punchatz's science fiction book cover illustrations