"Swiping" in Retro Sci-fi
Featuring Roger Dean, John Schoenherr, and a lotta Frank Frazetta
Just spotted this thread the other day. It explains the pros and cons of the comic book artist “swipe” — the term for mimicking the composition of a different, more famous image from another artist or photographer.
You’ll have to click through for the whole thing, but I found it well-balanced and fascinating, particularly since the topic lends itself so…