Illustrator Frank Frazetta, R.I.P.

Illustrator Frank Frazetta, R.I.P. Comic book, science fiction, and fantasy fans everywhere were saddened today by the death of illustrator supreme Frank Frazetta. Frazetta was known for his science fiction and fantasy book covers, and also for his many magazine covers for publications like Eerie, Creepy, Vampirella, and the National Lampoon. His penchant for drawing scantily-clad women with outrageous proportions made him a favorite of males of all ages, although surely SPD members appreciated Frazetta for his deft drawing and attention to detail.

We've got a small collection of Frazetta covers, and links to many more.

Frazetta did four covers for Blazing Combat in the mid-1960s. See the full set here.

Creepy, 1966. See a full collection of Frazetta's covers here.

Vampirella, 1971.

Eerie, mid-1960s. See more Eerie covers here.


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Special thanks to American Art Archives for the Creepy and Eerie scans.

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