Frank Frazetta was one of the most important comics artists working during the 20th-century. Getting his start in the 1940s drawing for the LIL' ABNER strips, he would go on to infiltrate the imaginations of thousands of fantasy fans through his portrayals of characters such as Conan and Tarzan. His muscle-y heroes and curvy damsels (all scantily clad) would become almost ubiquitous with the genre. Frazetta also drew for MAD Magazine, designed the covers for numerous pulpy books and movie posters--his first was for Woody Allen's 1965 WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? He died in 2010 from a stroke, after his wife Eleanor died and his children became embroiled in some nasty disputes over the rights to his work.