Fantasy of the 20th century

série: Etude Comics
dessinateur / scénariste: Broecker Randy
éditeur: Collectors EO 2001
genre: Etude
classement: biblio615
date: 2001
format: hardbook with dust jacket
état: TBE/N
valeur: 20 €
critère: **
remarques: English book

author: Randy Broecker, Collectors Press first edition 2001
Broecker, a fantasy artist, takes a look back on illustrations of fantasy literature
ranging from the fairy tales of Arthur Rackham to the stories of Stephen King,

many of the illustrations should bring back memories for longtime fans
and will introduce a new generation to the artwork
that preceded today's graphic work,
first edition in like-new condition


1/ the earliest roots of fantasy litterature:
Gilgamesh, the Aeneid, the Niebelungen,
Arthur and Merlin, the Odyssee, the Illiad

2/ lost worlds, lost races:
Howard, Haggard, Conan Doyle, Burroughs,
Argosy, amazing stories

3/ the pulp alchemists:
weird tales, Lovecraft, Conan the barbarian

4/ complete enchanters:
unknown tales, science-fiction and startling stories,
fantastic adventures

5/ good stories reprinted:
fantastic novels, fantastic mysteries, Merritt

6/ with this ring:
lord of the Ring, Tolkien, Avalon stories

7/ the sword and sorcery, dungeons and dragons:
Moorcock, Conan, the Swordsmen,
king Kull, Frazetta, Creepy

8/ the cinema of the fantastic:
She, the thief of Bagdad, King Kong,
Tarzan, la belle et la bête, the Argonauts

9/ Mr. Fantasy:
Zotheque, wizards and warriors, Tanith Lee

10/ Faerie'Gross, the Mersey:
fairy tales, Vortex, blue moon, phantastes,
Solomon Kane, chronicles of Amber

11/ the road goes ever on:
the Elfin ship, land of dreams, dragons and darkness

12/ beyond fantasy:
fantastic adventures


>> quite interesting book, espc. because of the richly presented illustrations
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