Since the 1970's the paintings of artist Michael Fishel have been seen worldwide as posters, prints, jigsaw puzzles, calendars, and in books. In 1976 his art was published by the Big O poster company in Britain alongside artists Roger Dean, Rodney Matthews, Robert Venosa, Mati Klarwein, and H.R. Giger among others. During the 1980's Michael illustrated RPG books for TSR's Dungeons & Dragons and later in his career he painted cover art for books by H.P. Lovecraft and Richard Adams.