East of Constantinople, West of Shanghai

Ken Kelly (1946-2022)


We have lost another great artist. Kelly’s covers for the Berkley editions of Robert E. Howard’s works were among the first depictions of Conan and the other heroes and villains by REH I ever saw.

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.

7 thoughts on “Ken Kelly (1946-2022)

  1. RIP to a great artist. Kelly’s work always impressed with their composition and atmosphere, he sold me quite a few books.


  2. God Dammit, another one gone…..

    RIP Ken Kelly

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