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Unearthing the Horror Behind Frazettas Creepy Wolfman

Unearthing the Horror Behind Frazetta's Creepy Wolfman

Let's get the obvious out of the way upfront: Frank Frazetta is one of the most important and influential fantasy, horror, and science fiction artists of the past century.  Frazetta developed an aesthetic that has influenced thousands of other artists over the past sixty years.  Countless of his paintings are familiar icons to both fandom[...]

Frank Frazettas Princess Of Mars &#8211 Will It Hit A Million at Auction

Frank Frazetta's Princess Of Mars – Will It Hit A Million at Auction?

A Princess of Mars is one of Frank Frazetta's most famous paintings He painted two versions in 1970, the first being published as a Doubleday hardback dustjacket cover Fearing that the original art would not be returned from the publisher, Frazetta painted a version for himself, and it is that version that is being put[...]

Death Dealer Arrives at Mezco Toyz with New One:12 Collective Figure

Death Dealer Arrives at Mezco Toyz with New One:12 Collective Figure

The iconic fantasy painting, The Death Dealer, from master artist Frank Frazetta comes to life with the One: 12 Collective figure line Mezco is part of a special bundle that will include an enamel pin set along with a hand silk art print featuring the executioner The figure was even endorsed by Frank Frazetta Art[...]

Frank Frazettas Cover Art For ComicBooks For Kids

Frank Frazetta's Cover Art For ComicBooks For Kids

Artists were to include in no particular order, Frank Frazetta, Will Eisner, Hal Foster, Kevin Eastman, Jeff Smith, Mike Kaluta, Mike Grell, Dave Stevens, Jim Steranko, Neal Adams, Tim Seeley, Stan Sakai, Art Baltazar, Bill Reinhold, Shawn McManus, Aaron LoPresti, Michael Ploog, Topper Helmers, a total of 38 different artists.[caption id="attachment_1237061" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Frank Frazetta's Cover[...]

Set sail with Pirates for Yoe Books and Clover Press

Set sail with Pirates for Yoe Books and Clover Press!

Eisner added a depth of authenticity to this story by having characters talk like pirates -- and while this may be annoying to read for some -- it's honestly delightful, and pulls you into the story."Daffy & Dilly" be Frank Frazetta, is another favorite of mine This animal comic is cute, and while it doesn't[...]

Frank Frazetta Original Artwork Up for Auction at Heritage &#8211 From Glenn Danzig

Frank Frazetta Original Artwork, Up for Auction at Heritage – From Glenn Danzig

Such as a number of pages from the late, great Frank Frazetta.Frank Frazetta Swordsmen in the Sky Paperback Novel Cover Painting Original Art (Ace, 1964). The year 1963 saw a flood of paperback reprints with all-new covers by Frank Frazetta There were approximately 14 of them, mostly Tarzan and Carson of Venus related So by 1964, when this title was released, a[...]

When Frank Cho Got to Hold Jonathan Rosss Frank Frazetta Original Art

When Frank Cho Got to Hold Jonathan Ross's Frank Frazetta Original Art

Both in his home and his studio.And getting to hold a Frank Frazetta original while surrounded by original art from John Byrne, Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko and more You may begin your own weeping now.It's always good to have somewhere to keep all your stuff...He's not the only visiting celebrity to receive the royal Ross[...]


Vampirella Tarot Cards To Hit Shelves By Halloween

'Vampirella' Tarot Cards To Hit Shelves By Halloween

These cover images helped to define the horror comic genre with master illustrators like Frank Frazetta, Sanjulian, Bill Hughes, Jose Gonzalez, Enrich, Esteban Maroto, and Paul Gulacy, along with a host of other legendary contributing artists. This set of 78 Vampirella tarot cards illustrates the major and minor arcana and comes in a deluxe illustrated box with[...]

Bleeding Cool Celebrates LGBTQ Creators For Pride Month

Bleeding Cool Celebrates LGBTQ Creators For Pride Month

While the series is named for its homicidal vigilante character, the protagonist is a trans cop navigating her way through the sexism and transphobia of her colleagues while investigation a series of murders before the title character forces her to face her own existential issues. Dan Wickline thinks we should all remember Jeffrey Catherine Jones:Called the[...]

Classic Vampirella Images To Be Used In Tarot Card Deck

Classic Vampirella Images To Be Used In Tarot Card Deck

 Vampirella found her new home in March of 2010 when Dynamite Entertainment acquired the rights to the character from Harris Comics, and she has since appeared in a number of successful on-going series with the publisher.The Vampirella Tarot Cards will feature the artwork of some of the all-time masters of the craft, including Frank Frazetta,[...]

Torro Studios Crafts Limited Edition Frazettas Barbarian Mask

Torro Studios Crafts Limited Edition Frazetta's Barbarian Mask

Came across this today and it seems like a great gift idea for Frank Frazetta fans (with some extra cash) Torro Studios have crafted a limited run of Frazetta's Barbarian Collectible Masks, based on one of the most iconic images in sci-fi / fantasy.The masks are limited to a run of only 100, are all[...]

An Exclusive Look Inside The Art Of Painted Comics

An Exclusive Look Inside The Art Of Painted Comics

The book is written by Christopher Lawrence and takes a look at the works of painters like Alex Ross, Frank Frazetta, Joe Jusko, Bill Sienkiewicz and many more The 300 page tome looks at the history of paintings in comics and pulp covers going all the way back to the days of Doc Savage and[...]

The Largest Frank Frazetta Sale Ever On This Friday

The Largest Frank Frazetta Sale Ever, On This Friday

Most of the work of legendary illustrator Frank Frazetta is sold privately these days Recent sales include a Conan The Destroyer painting for $1.5 million, Conan The Conqueror for $1 million The cover to Weird Fantasy #29 sold for $380,000, while a John Carter/Swords of Mars painting sold for $350,000.On December 11th, Profile In History will be auctioning off[...]

Frank Frazetta Superman Sketch Sells For Over $35000

Frank Frazetta Superman Sketch Sells For Over $35,000

But this Superman sketch by Frank Frazetta sold for a lot more, $35,420. The auction also saw another Superman piece, a rare Superman linen-mounted one-sheet for the movie serial released by Columbia in 1948, sell for $16,761.While the Official Green Hornet Working Black Beauty Dashboard boxed Remco set , setimated to sell between $2,000 to $5,000, tripled that high by selling at $14,055.Checked[...]

Original Art From Dark Knight To Shuster Superman To Frazetta At Heritage Auctions &#8211 And A Way To Fund Kubert School Scholarships

Original Art From Dark Knight To Shuster Superman To Frazetta At Heritage Auctions – And A Way To Fund Kubert School Scholarships

Here are just a few of the higlights...A page from Dark Knight Triumphant by Frank Miller and Klaus Janson.A 1940s sketch of Superman by Joe Shuster. A page of Watchmen by Dave Gibbons.A Curt Swan Superboy cover...Sam Keith on Sandman...  Jack Kirby drawing the Inhumans for Fantastic Four, A John Byrne/Terry Austin splash page from Uncanny X-Men.An Alex Raymond[...]

Swipe File: Frank Frazetta And Gearhearts

Swipe File: Frank Frazetta And Gearhearts

The image to the left features in Gearhearts: Steam-Punk & Glamor Revue #1 page 11 from comics publisher Antarctic Press.The image on the right is from Legacy: Selected Paintings & Drawings by Frank Frazetta.Note the removal of signature along the way.. no credit was given to Frazetta...In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each[...]

Robert Rodriguezs Fire And Ice Remake Heads To Sony

Robert Rodriguez's Fire And Ice Remake Heads To Sony

The original animated film was by Ralph Bakshi and legendary artist Frank Frazetta based on Frazetta's artwork.Sony hopes to use the new film to launch a franchise inspired by the worlds painted by the master artist.For Rodriguez, a long time friend of the now departed Frazetta, this is a chance to pay homage to the artist[...]

Action Comics #1 In 3.0 CGC Sells For Over Three Hundred Grand Frank Frazetta Art Sells For Close To Two Hundred Grand

Action Comics #1 In 3.0 CGC Sells For Over Three Hundred Grand, Frank Frazetta Art Sells For Close To Two Hundred Grand

This made it the third highest grossing auction in comic book history.The auctions also included $179, 250 for Frank Frazetta’s original paperback book cover painting for Jongor Fights Back, a Journey Into Mystery #83 with the first appearance of the Marvel Thor selling for $179,250, a CGC 7.0 graded Pep Comics #22, the first appearance of Archie selling for $143,400,[...]