That's the exact face the author made when he saw this cover.
There must be a rule that the better/more important a science fiction author you are, the worse the cover art for your books has to be.
If the bees are that big, he can have Venus.
Yeah... winners. Just keep telling yourself that.
I suggest a new strategy, tiny chess-playing dude. Let the dragon win.
Hawkman's attempt to rescue the prisoners with the power of music was delayed when he found the only signal his portable radio could pick up all the way out here was a faint country music station.
Given the content of this book, this weirdly proportioned naked dude is probably the least WTF thing about it.