Saturday, May 21, 2011

Funny Frazetta, From Barnyard Comics #19

Prior to becoming the fantasy illustrator icon we all know, Frank Frazetta drew comic books- lots and lots of comics in lots and lots of different genres.

I've always loved his "funny animal" stories, which he drew beautifully (like everything else he drew or painted.) In fact, apart from the great Walt Kelly and of course auteur genius Carl Barks, Frazetta's funny animal illustrations are the best in the business.

Here are two Frank Frazetta stories from Barnyard Comics # 19, along with an ad for a book called "Free Grass", a title I couldn't resist: