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I've decided to make a thread about Frank, because half the threads in here ask who he was.
Who was he?: He was a fantasy artist.


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- Frank was born 1928 and died recently, on May 10th
-He has worked for many comic book companies, book covers and many other types of media.
-He won the Chelsea award 3 times, the Hugo award once and the Spectrum Gran Master of Fantastic award once.
-He helped with the Flash Gordon comic book and has done artwork for many different books such as Conan and Tarzan.
-One of his most popular and well known works is of Conan the Barbarian
-Some of his work has been used for CD covers for artists like Nazareth, Molly Hatchet and Dust.
-His big break was through Playboy magazine. He helped with a cartoon called Little Annie Fannie
-He has been a great inspiration to many artists and will be remembered for his amazing works.
















Sources:

Wikipedia :: Art Gallery :: Frank Frazetta Website :: Posters and Works Inspired
Warning: There is some artistic nudity in some of the images.





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This is good.
I loved Conan.
I was sad to hear Frank passed away.
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I think it's safe to say that a lot of the artists employed by gaia were influenced by Frank Frazetta.
yeah who exactly is Frank Frajeta. Is he a gamer
Only the person who illustrated my favorite comic book!
How could you dumb asses not know? lol
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Smak has seen the vast collection her father has of his works.
Next to M.C. Escher, that is/was her Dad's favorite.
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Woo Yeah!!! Go Frank! 4laugh
Ohhhhhhhhh mrgreen
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I still have no idea who he is! gonk
Thanks for the explanation!
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i didnt even know that there was a frank thanks for the explantion^_^

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