For those of us of a certain age growing up in the 1980’s the stunning artwork of the illustrator and artist, Oliver Frey has a very special place in our hearts and memories. Much of the work featured in The Fantasy Art of Oliver Frey is taken from his period as the illustrator for video game magazines Crash and ZZap64. His iconic sci-fi, fantasy, and horror-themed airbrushed creations blasted out of the page and into our imaginations. This 192 page, softcover art book features a massive selection of his amazing magazine covers and illustrations, all beautifully reproduced and complete without the text and logos that would have appeared when they were originally in print. If you love classic science fiction, fantasy, and horror art and illustration, and better still remember the artworks the first time around, this is an absolute must-have for your art book collection. Back in the day, we would argue which was best, the Sinclair Spectrum or The Commodore 64? – but there was never a doubt in our minds, the greatest video game artist of that time had to be Oliver Frey! This book was originally released back in 2006, so getting your hands on a brand new copy might prove difficult. The copy we used for our preview video is well-loved and from our private collection. We hope it still gives you a good look inside. We’ve checked and amazingly there are still a few brand new copies available on Amazon UK and Amazon.com – So grab em’ while you can. And finally, for the record, the best home computer of the 1980’s was of course the ZX Spectrum!
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