Ken Kelly, one of the crucial proficient fantasy artists of the previous 50 years, has handed away on the age of 76.
The nephew of Frank Frazetta, Kelly is known for his work on album covers, having performed all the things from KISS’ Destroyer to Rainbow’s Rising to a complete bunch of items for Manowar LPs.
Kelly additionally labored intently with a number of main toy firms within the Eighties, with maybe his most recognisable contributions coming together with his Masters of the Universe and Micronauts work, whereas he was additionally accountable for a number of the coolest Star Wars: Expanded Universe stuff from the Nineteen Nineties and onwards as effectively.
Along with his extra business work, although, Kelly was additionally notable merely for the quantity of badass fantasy artwork he was capable of create all through his profession, generally for Conan the Barbarian, different occasions simply because he had an thought for one thing extremely metallic.
You’ll be able to see extra of Kelly’s works at his private web site.