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Crom Welcomes You Home, Mr. Frazetta

Frank Frazetta
Frank Frazetta: February 9, 1928-May 10, 2010

Frank Frazetta passed away a couple of days ago:

Frank Frazetta, a fantasy artist best known for painting the covers of Robert E. Howard’s Conan the Barbarian books, died after suffering a stroke Sunday in Fort Myers, Fla. He was 82.

Frazetta, who illustrated more than 150 books and comicbooks as well as movie posters for films like “What’s New Pussycat?” and the covers of several Molly Hatchet albums, was the subject of the 2003 documentary “Frazetta: Painting With Fire.”

R.I.P. Mr. Frazetta.

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  1. kog3100_edw
    05/13/2010 at 16:42

    While not the biggest Frazetta fan in the world, I did enjoy his work. Probably the comics (like EC) more than the paintings. But there’s no denying the guy and his work were iconic. I can’t even imagine how many fantasy/SF illustrators have been influenced by this guy OR by all the artist one generation nearer that were influenced. He is one of those rare talents where you can literally tie an entire genre straight to him.

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