I have been adding many new books to my collection recently. My interest in reading has shifted to older books and authors. So I thought instead of just a simple book haul post I would do more of a spotlight/introduction post as well. So in the post below you will not only find the usual book haul photo’s, but book and author info as well. I hope you will take the time to look it over and maybe take a chance at checking out books and authors that you may have forgot about or discover in these post!

I found this amazing art book of my favorite artist Frank Frazetta at my favorite local “collector” book store. Mike over at Book Gallery in Phoenix always has the best books. He is also a Sword and Sorcery/Weird Fiction kind a guy. Great to talk to him when I make the trip to his shop. Such a wealth of knowledge. Check him out if you are ever in Phoenix.

Book Gallery

3643 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018  

602-508-0280

https://www.abebooks.com/book-gallery-mike-riley-phoenix-az/546297/sf

 

 

Today we have:

The Fantastic Art of Frank Frazetta Vol. 1 (TPB) 1975

Vol. 2 (TPB) 1977

 

 


 

 

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The Fantastic Art of Frank Frazetta Vol. 1

Introduction by Betty Ballantine. Featuring images and scenes from the mind of the master of sci/fi, horror, and fantasy illustration – Frank Frazetta. Includes Conan, Death Dealer, Dracula, and more. Softcover, 9 1/2-in. x 10 1/2-in., 96 pages.

 

The Fantastic Art of Frank Frazetta Vol. 2

Volume 2 –  Edited by Betty Ballantine. Featuring images and scenes from the mind of the master of sci/fi, horror, and fantasy illustration – Frank Frazetta. Softcover, 9 1/2-in. x 10 1/2-in., 96 pages.

 

 


 

 

Frank Frazetta (born Frank Frazzetta; February 9, 1928 – May 10, 2010) was an American fantasy and science fiction artist, noted for comic bookspaperback book covers, paintings, posters, LP record album covers and other media. He was the subject of a 2003 documentary.

Frazetta was inducted into the comic book industry’s Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1995 and the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1999.

Info from:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Frazetta