Icon by Frank Frazetta – book cover, description, publication history. Jul 7, This Pin was discovered by UZEN. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. Frank Frazetta probably needs no introduction. The images that come to my mind straightaway are the almost perfect anatomy drawings of.

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This book is a biography of Frank Frazetta looking at the illustrations he created throughout his career. If I wasn’t completely biased, I’d knock a star off for the author’s periodic insults to anything that is not by Frazetta. Thanks for telling us about the problem. A whole book of Frank Frazetta art!!! You know, I think this is one reason that so many people enjoy my stuff, because all of these extremes are jammed into it.

Icon: a Retrospective by the Grand Master of Fantastic Art, Frank Frazetta

I’m not sure if I believe that but it is true that we cant always satisfyingly depict everything we wish we could. Basheer Graphic Books They are our sponsor! Paperbackpages. Frank Frazetta probably needs no introduction. Want to Read saving….

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There are lots of interesting things to read like his working More pictures on parkablogs. The images that come to my mind straightaway are the almost perfect anatomy drawings of warriors and women.


Refresh and frazetfa again. The grand master of fantasy painting is showcase in this 3 part hardbound coffee table editions. Jun 05, Frank rated it liked it Shelves: Lavish full-color reproduction on deluxe art paper showcases over 65 major finished oil paintings, 25 drawings, and other pieces. Frank Frazetta is one of my favorite illustrators. Here I’m reviewing the Frazetta art book trilogy of Icon, Legacy and Testament, because all the books have the same virtues and a same recurring flaw.


Love Frazetta so 5 stars. It’s interesting, but I suppose it goes without saying, the paintings are the star of the book. This lushly produced, large-format retrospective follows Frazetta’s career from his apprenticeships at various publishers in the s, to his s breakthrough with the “Buck Rogers” and “Lil’ Abner” series, to his powerfully erotic compositions for the works of Edgar Rice Burroughs and the famous “Conan” illustrations for Robert E.

Frank Herbert Hardcover Books. A wonderful compilation of some of my favorite Frazetta paintings. A fascinating insight into the life and work of fantasy illustration’s principal trailblazer, greatly enriched by examples of his most celebrated works and numerous sketches. The images that come to my mind straightaway are the almost perfect anatomy drawings of warriors and women.

Icon by Frank Frazetta

Skip to main content. Jun 25, Bill Reed rated it it was amazing. He is also well known for art in comic books, Tarzan novels, iconic movie posters and record covers of the 60’s and 70’s. Jan 05, Groot rated it it was amazing Shelves: Skip to main content. Here are direct links to the book: Kort rated it really liked it Aug 20, The incredible artwork that famed Frank Frazetta is best known for is his dark and dramatic Conan the Barbarian oils.


Ffazetta item may be a factory second or a new, unused item with defects or irregularities. Towards the end, the paintings are given larger print space each with the story behind the creation. These books really deserve a reprint preferably combined into one huge book because they are the best printed way to experience Frazetta so far. Return to Book Page.

The item may be missing the original packaging such as the original box or bag or tags or in the original packaging but not sealed. I bought it to have something interesting for a tabletop to flip through, and this has all of the Death Dealer pics plus a lot more all in Frazetta’s interesting style.

His art continues to exert a tremendous influence over collectors of classic comic and sci-fi art, who pay record-setting auction prices for his original works. David Heffelfinger rated it really liked it Oct 19, They are based in Asia but ship globally.

Great bio, great artwork. Greatest artist of my lifetime. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He was the subject of a documentary.

My one complaint about these books is that they’re like most books and magazines about comics: Preview — Icon by Frank Frazetta. Frank Frazetta arts to life and jump off the canvas.