Though my first professional sale was to the anthology Infinite Space, Infinite God, my sale to Beyond Centauri magazine is the first one where I actually got the paycheck! (Royalties are not yet due from the anthology.)
Tremble before my majestic forehead! (Click on the picture for a larger view)
My finger on my left hand sadly covers up my name on the cover.
By the bye, the check is only for $5 so I'll try not to spend it all in one place.