John Sibbick is an artist and illustrator whose work has appeared in a number of Fighting Fantasy related publications including four gamebooks. He is probably best known for his reconstructions of prehistoric life in several media.


Early LifeEdit

He was trained in Graphics and Illustration at Guildford College of Art in the south of England.


Thereafter he worked for design studios in London, and became a freelance illustrator in 1972.[1]

Cover Illustrator

Fighting Fantasy GamebooksEdit

Advanced Fighting FantasyEdit

Fighting Fantasy NovelsEdit

Interior Illustrator

Fighting Fantasy GamebooksEdit

Advanced Fighting FantasyEdit

  • Dungeoneer

Other Fighting FantasyEdit

Outside of Fighting FantasyEdit

His artwork has toured group shows like "Dinosaurs a Global View" and he has had many one man shows in the United Kingdom. He has had exhibitions in for example the Natural History Museum, London, the Museum of Scotland, Glasgow, the Gamagori Museum, Japan, and the Sea Dragons Gallery in Bristol. He designed the Dragons for Animal Planet's The Last Dragon docudrama.

  • The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Dinosaurs (1985)
  • Dinosaurs a Global View (1990)
  • The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Pterosaurs (1991)
  • Prehistoric Life, the Rise of the Vertebrates (1994)
  • The Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopaedia (2001)

See AlsoEdit

External LinksEdit


  1. John Sibbick Illustration

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