I've tried looking around but I have failed miserably to find it myself. Who is the artist behind the box art for the US release of the first Mega Man?
Box art taken from Megaman wikia.
Arqade is a question and answer site for passionate videogamers on all platforms. It only takes a minute to sign up.Sign up to join this community
While we do not have the name, we do know who the person was and why it turned out like it did. Here's from an interview with the American MM team:
The president of Capcom US said to his marketing guy: "We need a cover done tomorrow". He went out and got a friend of his to do it in like 6 hours.
Source (timestamp 05:33):