Sex and Horror: The Art of Emanuele Taglietti

Sex and Horror: The Art of Emanuele Taglietti
Author: Emanuele Taglietti
Pages: 160
ISBN10: 095766494X
Genre: Art
Goodreads Rating: 4.61
ISBN13: 9780957664944
Published: April 1st 2015 by Korero Press

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.