Which classic science fiction or fantasy author is due for a comeback?

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Science fiction and fantasy readers are constantly questing for new realms and new ideas — but sometimes, some of our greatest authors and creators get left by the wayside as a result. Which classic author (living or dead) do you think deserves a new appreciation?

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Make your case below — and please include a nice book cover or other image, because it's nice to have pictures along with blocks of text.

Top image: Cover detail of A Spectre is Haunting Texas by Fritz Leiber.

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Gene Wolfe. The man is a Nabokov, a Proust, a Borges. He is head and shoulders above most other writers in any genre. And yet he has almost no name recognition. He needs to be put up on the eye level shelf, where all can see him, and attract the attention and praise he deserves, BEFORE he dies. He turns 82 today in fact.