Al Williamson passed away yesterday Sunday June 13th.
A fantastic fantasy comic artist who began working for EC comics at the age of 21 was influenced by Alex Raymond's Flash Gordon and taken under Frank Frazetta's wing. He had a very grand cinematic style and brought a sense of realism to all things fantastic. Below are some samples of his fine work. He will be missed.
I highly recommend visiting the Golden Age of comics to see some more of Williamson's fantastic work: