Monday, August 18, 2014

Masher Of Bronze!


Here is Doc Savage in all his tattered glory on the first paperback of the immortal Bantam series. This iconic image was painted by James Bama, the American artist who did for Doc what Frank Frazetta had done for Conan, turned him into a phenomenon.


And here is that Bama image swiped and used on this French comic for rather less sophisticated reasons than saving the world. Here our Doc wannabe glowers as a naked dame with I'd guess rather ignoble intentions.

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  1. I have a feeling Philip Jose Farmer is somehow behind this.

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    1. That does indeed look more like the work of Doc Caliban.

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