... to me this was it:
...and now the man who created it is gone. End of the story here.
He did lots of other iconic work besides this, a good look at some here.
That's the cover of my original PHB, still in pretty good shape after thirty-something years and many, many miles.
I'm sure he had friends and family who knew him better for other things but these are my connection.
Thank you Mr. Trampier.