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Recycled Frazetta

Recycled Frazetta

28 DAY AGO
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Recycled Frazetta by S.C. Ringgenberg Greetings, Frankophiles and welcome to another installment of the Frazetta Girls Blog Page. This time out, let’s consider the various ramifications of the term “Recycled...
FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 10: 1972 (Part 2)

FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 10: 1972 (Part 2)

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FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 10: 1972(Part 2)   by Paul Vespignani LAND OF TERROR(1972)(oil painting)/LAND OF TERROR(aka MONSTER OUT OF TIME)(date unknown)(oil repainting)(copyright date 1972)  For the repainting of...
FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 9: 1972(Part 1)

FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 9: 1972(Part 1)

134 DAY AGO
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FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 9: 1972(Part 1) by Paul Vespignani     MIDSUMMER CENTURY(1972)(oil painting)/MIDSUMMER CENTURY(aka BIRDMAN)(date unknown)(oil repainting)(copyright date 1972) MIDSUMMER CENTURY(1972)(oil painting)    MIDSUMMER CENTURY(aka BIRDMAN)(date unknown)(oil...
Frazetta: King of Paint Chapter 8: 1971

Frazetta: King of Paint Chapter 8: 1971

193 DAY AGO
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FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 8: 1971 by Paul Vespignani    Black Emperor(1971)(oil painting)/Black Emperor(1998) (oil repainting) Black Emperor (1971) Comparing the 2 versions of BLACK EMPEROR, the 1971 book...
FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 7: 1970

FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 7: 1970

241 DAY AGO
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  FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 7: 1970 by Paul Vespignani    A PRINCESS OF MARS (1)(1970)(oil painting)/A PRINCESS OF MARS (2)(1970) (oil repainting) (copyright date 1970)  A PRINCESS OF...
FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 6: 1969

FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 6: 1969

304 DAY AGO
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FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 6: 1969 by Paul Vespignani        OUTLAW WORLD(1969)(oil painting)/OUTLAW WORLD(aka WHITE GORILLAS)(date unknown)(oil repainting)   This is Frank's most minimal repainting: the tiny...
Frazetta The Abstract

Frazetta The Abstract

323 DAY AGO
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Frazetta the Abstract by Steven C. Ringgenberg    Few fans of Frank Frazetta would characterize him as an abstract artist, but on rare occasions, Frazetta did veer into the realm...
FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 5: 1967/1968

FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 5: 1967/1968

337 DAY AGO
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FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 5: 1967/1968 by Paul Vespignani  CREEPY 16 (1967)(oil painting)/Creepy 16 (aka CAT GIRL) (date unknown) (oil repainting) (copyright date 1984)  CREEPY 16 COVER (1967)(oil painting)/Creepy...
Keeping The Legacy Of Fire And Ice Burning

Keeping The Legacy Of Fire And Ice Burning

360 DAY AGO
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  Keeping The Legacy Of Fire And Ice Burning by Sara Frazetta     Animation of Darkwolf from Fire and Ice (1983) One of my earliest memories revolves around the time...
FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 4: 1966

FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 4: 1966

373 DAY AGO
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FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 4: 1966 by Paul Vespignani     EERIE 3(1966)(oil painting)/EERIE 3(aka SEA MONSTER)(date unknown)(oil repainting)(copyright date 1966)  EERIE 3(1966)(oil painting) Frank's repainting of SEA MONSTER...
Frazetta’s Use of Alignment and Intersection

Frazetta’s Use of Alignment and Intersection

385 DAY AGO
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Frazetta’s Use of Alignment and Intersection Written by Joe Vicas  I’ve been a Frazetta fan since the 60’s and whenever I read an article about hiscompositions, they were usually diagramed...
Frank Frazetta: A Howard Artist for the Ages

Frank Frazetta: A Howard Artist for the Ages

392 DAY AGO
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Frank Frazetta: A Howard Artist for the Ages By S.C. Ringgenberg        Despite the fact that dozens of excellent artists have assayed their versions of Howard’s glowering Cimmerian barbarian,...
FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 3: 1965/1966

FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 3: 1965/1966

404 DAY AGO
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FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 3: 1965/1966 by Paul Vespignani If anyone thinks I have skipped over Frank's repaintings for 1965, this is not the case. As it turns out,...
FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 2: 1964

FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 2: 1964

437 DAY AGO
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FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 2: 1964 by Paul Vespignani  THE MAD KING(1963 or 1964)(watercolor painting)/THE MAD KING(1964)(watercolor repainting) The 2 different versions of THE MAD KING have provided a...
FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 1: 1962/1963

FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 1: 1962/1963

455 DAY AGO
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FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT Chapter 1: 1962/1963 by Paul Vespignani  FRAZETTA: KING OF PAINT is designed to be the first fully comprehensive and in-depth academic examination of all the paintings that...
Love That Buster!

Love That Buster!

476 DAY AGO
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Love That Buster! Written by Steven Ringgenberg  Why Buster Crabbe? Why now? He was a pop culture icon in the ‘30s and ‘40s as an Olympic gold medalist and star...
Frazetta's Sea Witch

Frazetta's Sea Witch

627 DAY AGO
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Frazetta's Sea Witch (1966)  Frazetta’s working relationship with Jim Warren began in 1964, only two years prior to the birth of Sea Witch. “Jim Warren is a great guy. Very amiable...
Frazetta & The Gauntlet

Frazetta & The Gauntlet

679 DAY AGO
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Frazetta & The Gauntlet by Arnie Fenner By 1977 Frank Frazetta was, arguably, at the peak of his commercial art career. His first book published by the Peacock Press in...
Came The Dawn

Came The Dawn

690 DAY AGO
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Came The Dawn by Frank Frazetta   The “Came the Dawn” story first appeared in EC comics’ ShockSuspense Stories #9 (1953), where it was illustrated by the legendary artist Wally...
White Indian/White Wolf

White Indian/White Wolf

732 DAY AGO
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White Indian/White Wolf By Steven Ringgenberg This article written by Steve Ringgenberg was published almost 30 years ago and has never been reprinted. It focuses on a White Indian story from...
Frazetta’s First Death Dealer Comics: An Interview - Part II

Frazetta’s First Death Dealer Comics: An Interview - Part II

808 DAY AGO
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Frazetta’s First Death Dealer Comics: An Interview - Part II  The interview with Frank Frazetta you are about to read was conducted by phone in 1994. It was done to...
Frazetta’s First Death Dealer Comics: An Interview - Part I

Frazetta’s First Death Dealer Comics: An Interview - Part I

816 DAY AGO
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Frazetta’s First Death Dealer Comics: An Interview The interview with Frank Frazetta you are about to read was conducted by phone in 1994. It was done to provide quotes for an...
Fritz & Vampi

Fritz & Vampi

850 DAY AGO
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Fritz & Vampi by Arnie Fenner             Frank Frazetta’s relationship with publisher James Warren began in 1964 and was both rewarding and, near its end, tempestuous,...
The Return of the Frazetta Art Gallery!

The Return of the Frazetta Art Gallery!

857 DAY AGO
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  The Return of the Frazetta Art Gallery! By Steve Ringgenberg     February 2022 brought a welcome event, the triumphant reopening of the Frazetta Art Gallery in Boca Grande, Florida,...
Frazetta’s Portrait of Ringo Starr

Frazetta’s Portrait of Ringo Starr

862 DAY AGO
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Frazetta's Portrait of Ringo Starr  The caricature of Ringo Starr for Mad Magazine was a momentous commission for Frank Frazetta. Mad Magazine has a long history of running a wide...
The Sensuous Frazetta

The Sensuous Frazetta

899 DAY AGO
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The Sensuous Frazetta "A woman can be sensuous and erotic in typical, mundane movements, and I try to capture that precise motion or pose when she is at her most...
Frank Frazetta, Reference, and The Statement

Frank Frazetta, Reference, and The Statement

910 DAY AGO
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In the cover feature for the May, 1976 issue of American Artist, “Frazetta At the Bat” written by his friend Nick Meglin, Frank is quoted as saying, “I rely on...
Frank Frazetta's Self Portrait

Frank Frazetta's Self Portrait

921 DAY AGO
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The story of Frank Frazetta's "Self Portrait" (1962)
Weird Science-Fantasy #29

Weird Science-Fantasy #29

947 DAY AGO
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Frank Frazetta's Weird Science - Fantasy #29
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Frazetta

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Frazetta

973 DAY AGO
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Mr. and Mrs. Frank Frazetta  Post-war, in the early 1950s, extravagant weddings were reborn as the economy began to blossom once again. Frank Frazetta and Eleanor Doris Kelly marked their...
Frazetta Falling In Love

Frazetta Falling In Love

997 DAY AGO
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Frazetta Falling in Love  In 1952, the warm summer nights brought groups of teens together at their usual hang-out: the Empire Roller Skating Center in Crown Heights in Brooklyn, New York.  With hit songs...
Frazetta's “Famous Funnies

Frazetta's “Famous Funnies"

1009 DAY AGO
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Frazetta's "Famous Funnies" written by Sara Frazetta   Frank Frazetta illustrated 27 comic book covers, most solo, some collaborative, during the golden age era of comics. The first comic cover...
Roy Krenkel: Friend and Mentor

Roy Krenkel: Friend and Mentor

1033 DAY AGO
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Roy Krenkel: Friend and Mentor written by Sara Frazetta    Roy G. Krenkel (July 11, 1918 - February 24 1983) born in The Bronx, was an American illustrator who specialized in...
Frazetta Takes On Playboy's Little Annie Fanny

Frazetta Takes On Playboy's Little Annie Fanny

1041 DAY AGO
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Frank Frazetta Takes on Playboy's Little Annie Fanny with Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder



Sydney’s sensual photographs fuse fantasy with fashion

Sydney’s sensual photographs fuse fantasy with fashion

1193 DAY AGO
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Sydney Jackson's sensual photographs fuse fantasy with fashion
Sylvia Chao Models for Frazetta

Sylvia Chao Models for Frazetta

1199 DAY AGO
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Meet Sylvia Chao, Frazetta’s Muse for "Battlestar Galactica - Scramble."  In the 1970s, Frazetta painted four oil paintings for a spotlight appearance in TV Guide promoting the original Battlestar Galactica...
The Revision and Recreation of Green Death

The Revision and Recreation of Green Death

1199 DAY AGO
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The Revision and Recreation of Green Death Wolfshead is the title of a 1926 novelette about lycanthropy by Robert E. Howard as well as the title of a posthumously-published collection of seven novelettes by...
Frazetta Goes to Dogpatch, USA, A Ghost Story

Frazetta Goes to Dogpatch, USA, A Ghost Story

1234 DAY AGO
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Frank Frazetta Goes to Dogpatch, USA, A Ghost Story  Written By Steven Ringgenberg  ​If you know anything about syndicated newspaper strips, then you understand that the punishing deadlines of creating...
Eleanor Frazetta

Eleanor Frazetta

1489 DAY AGO
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Eleanor Frazetta June 15 1935 - July 17 2009 Eleanor “Ellie” Doris Kelly was born in Massachusetts, June 15th 1935 and moved to New York where she later met and...
Attack of the Fleagle Gang!

Attack of the Fleagle Gang!

1499 DAY AGO
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Attack of the Fleagle Gang! Written by Steve Ringgenberg   While the artists, collectively known as “the Fleagle's” or “The Fleagle Gang” accomplished some amazing things in their time, their...
Johnny Comet

Johnny Comet

1522 DAY AGO
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Johnny Comet  On January 28th,1952, twenty-four-year-old, Frank Frazetta, secured a job working on the action-packed newspaper comic strip, Johnny Comet.  Peter De Paolo, a racecar driver who won the Indy 500 in...
Frazetta In Comics

Frazetta In Comics

1599 DAY AGO
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Frazetta In Comics (1944 - 1950) In 1944 Bailey Comics hired a young high school student to be John Giunta's art assistant. This new apprentice was sixteen-year-old Frank Frazetta. Frazetta...
The Artist as Athlete | The Early Years 1940s-1950s

The Artist as Athlete | The Early Years 1940s-1950s

1635 DAY AGO
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The Artist as Athlete The Early Years 1940s-1950s Frank Frazetta could have been a professional athlete. He came of age playing baseball, participating in pick-up games in his neighborhood in...
Frazetta Learns Anatomy

Frazetta Learns Anatomy

1719 DAY AGO
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Frazetta Learns Anatomy Once Michele Falanga understood the potential Frank Frazetta had as a professional artist, Falanga took full initiative to mentor the young boy.    Falanga started Frazetta in...
Logo Design by Frank Frazetta

Logo Design by Frank Frazetta

1736 DAY AGO
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Frazetta Girls Logo Design by Frank Frazetta  After a few attempts to design a company logo we put the task off for a bit until the timing felt right.  As...
Frazetta Enrolls in The Brooklyn Academy of Fine Arts

Frazetta Enrolls in The Brooklyn Academy of Fine Arts

1751 DAY AGO
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  Frazetta Enrolls in The Brooklyn Academy of Fine Arts With great reassurance from Frank’s grandmother and his school teachers, Mary and Alfred realized their son indeed had a God-given...
Frank Frazetta; a Brooklyn Boy in the 1930s

Frank Frazetta; a Brooklyn Boy in the 1930s

1772 DAY AGO
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Frank Frazetta; a Brooklyn Boy in the 1930s Frank Frazetta was born when the nation fell into the worst economic condition ever faced, the Great Depression. Frank’s father, Alfred, immigrated...
 

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