Richard Corben's seminal Underground horror comics anthology, Fantagor! —issue #1 in full-color, brought you by Last Gasp! Contributors include Herb Arnold and Starr Armitage! Printed in 1970.
2nd/4th printing (indistinguishable).
Condition: Excellent unread condition, sharp corners. Would be Very Fine or better but for cover scuffing and a 75 cent price sticker affixed to front cover.
Richard Corben was born on a farm in Anderson, Missouri, and went on to get a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Kansas City Art Institute, in 1965.After working as a professional animator, Corben started doing underground comics, including Grim Wit, Slow Death, Skull, Rowlf, Fever Dreams and his own anthology Fantagor. In 1970 he began illustrating horror and science-fiction stories for Warren Publishing. His stories appeared in Creepy, Eerie, Vampirella, 1984 and Comix International. He also colored several episodes of Will Eisner's Spirit. In 1975, when Moebius, Druillet, and Jean-Pierre Dionnet started publishing the magazine Métal Hurlant in France, Corben submitted some of his stories to them. He continued his work for the franchise in America, where the magazine was called Heavy Metal. In 1976 he adapted a short Robert E. Howard story in Bloodstar. In 2012 he was elected to the The Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame. The author lives in Shawnee, KS.