Frank Frazetta (1928-2010)

Legendary fantasy artist Frank Frazetta died of a stroke on May 10. The Pocono Record reports:

Frank Frazetta, one of the most renowned fantasy illustrators of the 20th century, died this afternoon at a hospital near his home in Boca Grande, Florida. He was 82.

Frazetta had been out to dinner with his daughters Sunday but suffered a stroke at his Boca Grande home later that night and was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital, manager Rob Pistella said.

It was just a short time ago that the family resolved an acrimonious dispute over control of his artwork.

 [Thanks to David Klaus and John King Tarpinian for the story, via several sources.]

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