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:
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My name is Thom Buchanan.
I'm an artist and photographer.
People are my favorite subjects to portray in art and photos. My wife (and studio partner) has called that my 'people skills', as I've been passionately creating portrait studies for many years.
I refer to myself as a pictorialist, a combination of image-making and journalist. Images are my life.