Monday, July 19, 2010

The Golden Lion

Of course, the most classic rendition of Tarzan and the Golden Lion comes from J. Allen St. John, the patron saint of Edgar Rice Burroughs imagery. Yes, Frazetta and Krenkel are shining stars, but you can see just where those two received their inspiration from.

In my book, the epitome of Tarzan, complemented by St. John's fabulous title design:


Eric said...

I've got a few issues of Amazing Stories from the 40's with St. John still illustrating Burroughs stories, in this case some of the late John Carter tales. As you say, it's clear just where Frazetta and Krenkel were drawing their inspiration from

Arnetha Bennett said...

We are them at would's a Golden Lion