Sony's Letting Robert Rodrgiuez Finally Make Fire and Ice

Sony's just completed a deal that brings Robert Rodriguez's dream project — a live action version of Frank Frazetta's Fire and Ice — to the big screen. This is passion project for Rodriguez, who has been trying to make this homage to his friend for years. And it looks like it will finally happen. » 12/19/14 4:30am 12/19/14 4:30am

Frank Frazetta Like You've Never Seen Him Before!

Most of us are pretty familiar with the art of Frank Frazetta: his amazing Edgar Rice Burroughs illustrations. His original creation, the Death Dealer. And so much else. But you haven't really learned the story of Frank Frazetta, unless you've read a brand new book, Frank Frazetta: Art and Remembrances. » 10/28/13 11:02am 10/28/13 11:02am

The History of Sexy Monsters

Monsters are horrifying, revolting... and often alluring. It makes sense that so many monsters would be hawt, since they're the ultimate predators and they need to be able to lure us into their clutches and stuff. But also, monsters represent the forbidden, and sexy danger, and they can get away with wearing outfits… » 10/24/12 1:35pm 10/24/12 1:35pm

Your Last Chance to See Some Truly Righteous Fantasy Art

This is the last weekend for an exhibit that includes some trippy art like the above "War of the Worlds" painting by José Segrelles, alongside some glorious paintings by Frank Frazetta, H.R. Giger, Boris Vallejo and more. "At the Edge: Art of the Fantastic" is ending on Sunday, at the Allentown Art Museum of the… » 9/07/12 4:20pm 9/07/12 4:20pm

Frank Frazetta's Lord of the Rings illustrations brought barbarian…

Frank Frazetta's bare-legged babes and barbarian fashions might seem an odd fit for JRR Tolkien's asexual, Anglon-Saxon epic, but in 1975, Frazetta did indeed collect a portfolio of Lord of the Rings illustrations, putting his own dark fantasy spin on characters like Gollum, Eowyn, and the Witch-King. » 5/19/12 12:30pm 5/19/12 12:30pm

At Last, Some John Carter Concept Art That Can Compete With Frazetta

The John Carter movie has a tough act to follow — we're used to seeing tons of amazingly thrilling art by masters like Frank Frazetta, showing weird creatures and heroic vistas. Now at last, there's some concept art from the movie that lives up to our dreams of Barsoom. » 1/31/12 12:30pm 1/31/12 12:30pm

Mickey Mouse and Pluto get the Frank Frazetta treatment

If fantasy artist Frank Frazetta had ever worked for Disney, perhaps we would have seen Mickey Mouse on a distant sand and sandals world plagued by ferocious monsters. This Frazetta-inspired painting gives us a glimpse of the Micky fantasy adventure that never was, but ignores one important question: What would Minnie… » 12/31/11 9:35am 12/31/11 9:35am

The Loveliness That Will Not Die: Sexy Vampire Pin-Up Art

Vampires. They're mysterious and dangerous — but most of all, they're alluring. They have the glamor of eternal youth, combined with centuries of style. But vampires also have their cute, playful, sexy side. And that's why there's vampire pin-up art. » 8/19/11 11:00am 8/19/11 11:00am

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Robert Rodriguez shares concept art from his very naked Frank…

The next movie for Robert Rodriguez was inspired by an artist known for his sexy, wild fantasy art, Frank Frazetta. Here's a collection Frazetta-esque concept art for Rodriguez's new flick, titled Fire And Ice. » 7/27/11 10:17am 7/27/11 10:17am

R.I.P. Jeffrey Catherine Jones, One of Fantasy's Greatest Artists

Jeffrey Catherine Jones was part of a group of artists who helped to redefine both book illustration and comics in the 1970s. Jones passed away yesterday at age 67, but her incredible artwork will live on. » 5/20/11 3:30pm 5/20/11 3:30pm

New Thor, vintage horror, and an Elvis impersonator hitman invade…

It's a diverse line-up at your friendly neighborhood comic book store tomorrow. Among many things, there's new Thor and Walking Dead, classic horror tales from comic masters, and a reprint of a great graphic novel from the director of Mirrormask. » 9/21/10 9:00am 9/21/10 9:00am

In Wednesday's comics, Batman is home on the range

What's in your friendly neighborhood comic shop tomorrow? A time-displaced shitkicker Dark Knight, adorably trippy Finnish trolls, and jungle adventures from the late Frank Frazetta. These are the comics we crave this gorgeous July day. Check it! » 7/27/10 9:11am 7/27/10 9:11am

Frank Miller and Frank Frazetta set records for comic-book art auctions

In case you'd forgotten how mind-blowing the art of the late Frank Frazetta and Frank Miller is, an art-lover paid a record-breaking $101,575 for Miller's black-and-white cover image for Daredevil #188. Check out Frazetta's even more expensive art below. » 6/09/10 9:30am 6/09/10 9:30am

The Whole Internet Is Paying Tribute To Frank Frazetta [NSFW]

We lost a giant of fantasy and science fiction art earlier this week. The internet has been full of artists posting their own homages to Frank Frazetta's inimitable style. Here are some of our favorites, some of them NSFW. » 5/14/10 2:00pm 5/14/10 2:00pm

R.I.P. Frank Frazetta, The Artist Of Our Fantasies

Frank Frazetta passed away earlier today. The creator of many of the genre's most iconic barbarians, warriors and monsters, not to mention Battlestar Galactica and Buck Rogers art, Frazetta's influence will go on forever. » 5/10/10 12:22pm 5/10/10 12:22pm

Classic Rock Album Cover Or Book Cover? You Decide!

Some classic rock albums have cover art so trippy, it could be pulp science-fiction book covers. (Like that Queen one.) Can you tell the difference between album covers and pulp book covers? Take our quiz! » 4/27/09 1:56pm 4/27/09 1:56pm

Unfathomable And Unpleasant Comics Await You

The recession may have meant that you couldn't buy that life-size Battlestar Galactica Raptor prop, but that doesn't mean that there aren't cheaper ways to nerd out. Especially with a week of comics like this. » 1/20/09 9:00am 1/20/09 9:00am

The Savage Barbarians Of Battlestar Galactica

I'd forgotten that superstar artist Frank Frazetta did paintings for Battlestar Galactica » 10/15/08 3:00pm 10/15/08 3:00pm in the 1970s, until I saw one of his lurid images over at Sci-Fi-O-Rama. And then I started hunting down all of his scattered masterpieces all over the net. Frazetta famously turned down the offer to do a painting, but did…