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Sex and Horror - The Art of Emanuele Tagliette

Sex and Horror - The Art of Emanuele Tagliette

Author: Emanuele Tagliette
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A long overdue look at the famed fumetti work of Emanuele Taglietti, a legendary comic book cover artist known for his outrageous artwork


In the course of his acclaimed career in the 1970s and 1980s, Emanuele Taglietti painted more than 500 covers for such books as Zora the Vampire, Sukia, Mafia, and 44 Magnum. Taglietti was one of most outstanding artists of the golden age of Italian comics, and crime and horror were his specialties. His iconic work, overflowing with violence and eroticism, is unforgettable. This highly visual biography displays dozens of his amazing full-color paintings, explores his fascinating life and career, and takes a look behind the scenes at his exacting technique. A must-have for comic book fans, artists, and popular culture aficionados alike, the book features never-before-seen photos and art. A unique collection of retrospective of the work of one of the greats of the golden age of Italian comics, this book will appeal to pulp art, comic, and illustration fans.

Author description

Emanuele Taglietti studied stage design at the Experimental Center of Cinematography in Rome. Inspired by the art of Frank Frazetta and Averardo Ciriello, he became a comic book cover artist for such magazines as "Playcolt, la Poliziotta, Vampirissimo," ""and "Sexy Favole. "His realistic style and ability to cross genres have defined his work. Mark Alfrey is an art collector, a sculptor, and a former award-winning special effects makeup artist for such shows, movies, and artists as "Angel," "Buffy the Vampire," " Men in Black," and Marilyn Manson. He is based in West Hollywood, California.

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General Fields

  • : 9780957664944
  • : Korero Press
  • : Korero Press
  • : February 2015
  • : 254mm X 216mm
  • : May 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 759.5
  • : Paperback
  • : 160
  • : en
  • : Emanuele Tagliette