Saturday, August 13, 2011

Conan and Tarzan

Of course this is how I'd prefer to see Conan and Tarzan, teamed up, as I told artist Thomas Yeates when I commissioned this pen and ink illustration a few years back. Even with the poor digital pic, I think you can see this is a snazzy drawing. One of my favorites in my collection.


Anonymous said...

Hey, that's a nice piece of art.
Is it just me, or does that Tarzan have more than a little Lex Barker in his features?

John Hocking

Charles R. Rutledge said...

You know, I never noticed that, and the framed illustration has been hanging over my desk for years, but you're right.

Mikeyboy said...

Charles...I think Conan is pointing to the group of enemy warriors that they have gotten the drop on. Conan is telling Tarzan to take out their bowman. I

Charles R. Rutledge said...

Heh, yeah Mikey, I always imagined Conan saying "Now shoot that one, Tarzan."