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Frank Frazetta (1928-2010)

Got the news of Frank Frazetta's death early today. Very few illustrators had as much of a formative influence on me as a fantasist. In the latter half of the seventies, I was obsessed with Edgar Rice Burroughs, when Ace and Ballentine were re-releasing all his books, many with gorgeous Frazetta covers. These paintings helped teach me how to see others worlds. They were passports. There are a few of my favorites behind the cut:













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  • The Tyranny of the Dotted Line

    Not a bad day. The weather was a little cool, but the rain seemed to have spent itself last night. We had sun. We had clouds. We had a high 71˚F. One…

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