Donald Lester Dickson (died November 28, 1974) was an artist and retired U.S. Marine Corps colonel who joined the technical advisory staff for Avalon Hill. He had worked at or near the Pentagon. His war scenes were the artwork for the board game Guadalcanal. Dickson became the editor of Leatherneck the Marine Corps magazine. He was also artist of the Faciat Georgius, an unofficial United States Marine Corps medal given to officers on Guadalcanal.