We like to think our work is in the tradition of fantasy and horror pulp cover art--if the magazines had been run by the Usual Gang of Idiots at MAD, and those guys had spent their lunch hours watching "B" monster and sf movies.

Our collaborative effort in comic and fantasy art dates back to 1976, and these pages will spotlight a selection of images from our long and checkered history...

Restaurant @ the End
Digital Daughter
Life, Etc.
Card Shark
Vampi at the Door
Star Queen
Low Noon
We've Got Your Back

We herewith draw back the misty, Dr. Martin's-stained curtains of time to reveal a few of F&L's earliest endeavors.

Starcrash was very close to our first published work, and the beginning of our long, borderline-fruitful relationship with independent publishing giant SQP.

Digital Daughter is Steve's citrusy colorization of a vignette of a plate from our first portfolio, Daughters of the Disk.

In about the mid-eighties, Warren Publications introduced their sex-and-violence-in-space title, 1994, for which we provided Star Queen, and a couple of other covers. Spectacularly well drawn, and lacking even the tiniest scintilla of taste or maturity, 1994 was at once too good and a perfect fit for us.

Not to discount Rich in any way, but Steve has worked with a few pencilers who actually knew what they were doing--including Neil Volkes on this cover for a comic book version of Life, the Universe & Everything.

Low Noon was a cover in Vertigo's Weird Western series.

Card Shark is a larger painting we were finally able to scan in one piece on a recently acquired Mustek A3 EP 11' X 17" scanner. Seven dollars at Goodwill.


To see nice big scans of the images from our Art Fantastix/F&L Gallery book, go to, click on Fantasy Art, and then Fastner & Larson.





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