SDCC’13: Hermes Press announces ultimate Frazetta book

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Finally, the ultimate book about legendary artist Frank Frazetta, Art and Remembrances, is here! Now the definitive work about the twentieth century’s greatest fantasy artist has been crafted by his son, Frank Frazetta, Jr.

Legendary science-fiction/fantasy artist Frank Frazetta created some of the most memorable and iconic images of all time. Filled with insights and anecdotes, this full color art monograph takes readers behind the scenes to chronicle this great artist’s life and work.

Follow along and watch Frazetta develop his style and artistic sensibilities with never-before-seen photos, memorabilia, sketches, drawings, paintings, and early comic book work. This comprehensive look at Frazetta’s life is a very personal, detailed portrait of the man who created legendary images of Tarzan, Conan, John Carter of Mars, Buck Rogers, Vampirella, and others.

Frank Frazetta, Art and Remembrances is packed full of original artwork from the author’s personal collection, complemented with book covers, record album artwork, movie posters, comic book and comic strip artwork, and more. It also features a foreword by metal god and Frazetta collector Kirk Hammett and an afterword by artist and WWE HoF inductee Jerry “The King” Lawler.

Premiering during the San Diego Comic Con at Hermes Press (Booth #1821) and at Famous Monsters of Filmland (Booth # 1509), come and check it out! Frank Frazetta, Jr. will be on hand to discuss this historic tome and to sign copies. Signing times TBA at the convention.

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There will also be an exclusive panel featuring Frank Frazetta, Jr. filled with exciting surprises and bonus guest panelists from 5 to 6PM in Room 9! Don’t miss out!

Frank Frazetta: Art and Remembrances by Frank Frazetta, Jr.; hardcover, full color, endpapers; 192 pages; 10” x 12” landscape; ISBN# 978-1-61345-055-0; $49.99. Special limited Edition, 224 pages, signed and numbered — by Frank Frazetta, Jr. — edition limited to 1000 copies with a special plate and different cover art than the regular edition with a special slipcase; ISBN# 978-161345-056-7; $125; NOT AVAILBABLE TO THE BOOK MARKET — ONLY THROUGH PREVIEWS or directly from Hermes Press (www.hermespress.com) or Famous Monsters of Filmland (www.captainco.com)!

via Hermes Press