May 18, 2010

Original Barbarian

Let's face it, I talk about He-Man a lot on this blog. But for those who don't know, there would be no He-Man without Conan the Barbarian. And the visual language of Conan, and indeed of all Sword & Sorcery fiction, was defined by one man, Frank Frazetta.

To commemorate the passing of the once and future master, here is my humble rendition of Conan the Barbarian:

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Additional inspiration provided by my pal Derek Fridolfs and his superb take on the barbarian.

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