Bob Larkin – artist

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Bob Larkin (born July 10, 1949) is an American artist primarily known for his painted covers for Marvel Comics in the 1970s and early 1980s. His horror-themed work for Marvel included Planet of the Apes, Satana and The Tomb of Dracula.

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Besides his artwork for Marvel, Larkin has painted covers for Warren Publishing’s VampirellaCurtis’ magazine Monsters of the Movies and a host of paperback novels.

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Larkin has also created images for notable film posters such as Shock Waves (1977), Kingdom of the Spiders (1977), Piranha (1978) and its sequel, The Visitor (1979), Humanoids from the Deep (1980) and Just Before Dawn (1981).

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Bob Larkin Just Before Dawn Movie Poster Detail

Some things Weird and Wicked Bantam Larkin

Wikipedia | We are grateful to the Bob Larkin Blog for some of these images.

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Categories: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, artists, illustrators and painters

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  1. Reblogged this on blog hit sally inside and commented:
    I never knew who was responsible for that amazing Shock Waves art. Thanks, Horrorpedia!

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