Friday, October 1, 2010
Frazetta and ERBurroughs go hand in hand, of course, but Frank's art also appeared on the work of another Sword & Planet master: Otis Adelbert Kline. Kline's tales are fantastic, especially if you've already read (and re-read) your ERB, and are looking for some further Martian (or in this case, Lunar) Fix. Kline's martian work has recently been re-released by Paizo's Planet Stories, so check it out if you get a chance! For the book the above work adorns, Maza of the Moon, you'll have to hit the used bookstores!
Wonderful colors in this piece; the colors ripple as if you're looking into a sun-dappled aquarium, giving the scene an immediate other-worldly quality. As with most Frazetta works, surprising little details are scattered here and there to reward the careful observer (clicking the image makes it bigger: check out that guys holster, and those mushrooms), and as always, the Frazetta girl has the most alluring eyes.