Posts Tagged ‘Frank Frazetta’

Al Williamson Interview conducted by Steve Ringgenberg (Part Two of Two)

Posted by on June 21st, 2010 at 12:05 AM
In this second, and final, installment of his 1982/1984 TCJ interview, Williamson ponders comic-strip reprints, praises collectors and talks about his film and music influences. Oh, and he tackles the are-comics-Art question.

Frazetta in Retrospect by Greg Cwiklik

Posted by on May 28th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
Frank Frazetta was one of those lucky individuals born with such a surfeit of natural talent, as to make those less gifted gnash their teeth at the cosmic unfairness of it all. Nor was he overly modest regarding his abilities. Frazetta was possessed of a virtuosic style of rendering: Be it with pen and ink or oil paint or watercolor, it was quite unlike anyone else’s.

Fantasy’s Michelangelo: An Appreciation

Posted by on May 14th, 2010 at 2:47 PM
Ken Smith's 1994 (TCJ #174) appreciation of Frazetta examines the artist in the larger context of fantasy illustrators and his heritage.

Frank Frazetta Interview

Posted by on May 10th, 2010 at 5:57 PM
I met Frank Frazetta in the summer of ’71 when he and his wife Ellie drove to a convention I organized in Washington, DC, to exhibit his paintings. This was something of a coup at the time, since Frazetta rarely appeared publicly and even more rarely exhibited his original paintings; no one to this day, including myself, quite knows how I pulled it off. I only remember having the chutzpah to call him up and invite him, and that he accepted on the spot.

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