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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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