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Glen Orbik

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I just found out about the passing of American artist Glen Orbik, one of the giants in pulp-style illustration of the age.
I discovered his work through the covers of the Hard Case Crime paperbacks, and was love at first sight.
His paintings summed up everything I love about the genre.
He was 52.

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Author: Davide Mana

Paleontologist. By day, researcher, teacher and ecological statistics guru. By night, pulp fantasy author-publisher, translator and blogger. In the spare time, Orientalist Anonymous, guerilla cook.

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