Frank Hamilton, Pulp Artist (1918-2008)

Andrew Porter reports that pulp artist  Frank Hamilton, 89, whose work appeared in many pulp-related books and zines starting in the 1980s, died of cancer on January 28 in Gloucester, MA. Hamilton painted numerous recreations of classic “Shadow” and “Doc Savage” pulp magazine covers, as well as original works, and was co-author with Link Hullar of Amazing Pulp Heroes: A Celebration of the Glorious Pulp Magazines (1989). He was most noted for his b&w stippled effect drawings.