Ray-gun girl versus tentacular monster

This image is a reblog from this 21 June 2015 post at Infernal Wonders. It’s a crop from the January 1958 cover of Science Fiction Adventures.

According to the Internet Speculative Fiction Database the cover is the work of American illustrator John Schoenherr (1935-2010), who is famous for, among other things, providing the original cover illustration to Frank Herbert’s Dune.

This doesn’t look good for our heroine

This image is reblogged from a 23 January 2014 post at Infernal Wonders. Bacchus at Erosblog has provenance:

As is evident, this is the cover from Fantasy Illustrated #6. According to this blog post, Fantasy Illustrated was an early comics fanzine published by Bill Spicer in the 1960s. Issue #6 was published in 1966 and features cover art by D. Bruce Perry according to this site, which also lists more contents of the ‘zine.