Frank Frazetta

May 10, 2010 by Post Team 

Frank FrazettaFrank Frazetta: illustrator, with vivid colors and striking brushstrokes evoke fantastic worlds of the heroes who fought with swords and axes muscular wide to defend the helpless women of the horrible beast is dead. He was 82.

Death was caused by a stroke, confirmed by Pistella Ferzoco Rob and Steve, their business managers. In a telephone interview, Mr. Pistella said that Mr. Frazetta, who had a history of stroke, had returned from a dinner for Mother’s Day with his family on Sunday night and complained of discomfort. Medical emergency services were called Frazetta and Mr. Lee was taken to Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, Florida, where he died on Monday.

After working in the daily comics like “Buck Rogers”, “Flash Gordon” and “Li’l Abner,” Mr. Frazetta was moved to the comics in the 1950s. He drew the movie poster for “What’s New P**ycat?” In 1964, he hit his stride and implementing detailed illustrations of pulp heroes such as Conan the Barbarian and John Carter of Mars for their comic books and books. His realistic portrayals of otherwordly scenarios (and scantily clad women) made him the ideal candidate to illustrate the album covers for popular heavy metal albums as Molly Hatchet “of Flirtin ‘With Disaster” and “Nazareth Expect no mercy. ”

In November, reported, Mr. Frazetta artwork cover paperback reissue of “Conan the Conqueror” by Robert E. Howard sold to an anonymous collector for $ 1 million.

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