Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Frank Frazetta Jongor Fights Back Paperback Book Cover Painting Original Art (Popular Library, 1967). The fantastic "lost world" (located in the vast outback of Australia) that jungle lord Jongor called home never looked better than in the power-packed paperback book covers painted by Frank Frazetta. The books themselves may not have been the equal of works by Edgar Rice Burroughs and Robert E. Howard, but never mind that -- writer Robert Moore Williams could have filled the pages of this particular book with nursery rhymes, and we fanboys would still buy it, for the cover alone. And this cover is a special treat for those of us who love dinosaurs mixed in with their rugged heroes and scantily-clad damsels in distress.
    This classic cover is certainly a fan favorite, perhaps the best of the three Jongor covers Frazetta completed. It's an instantly recognizable image, with the heroic Jongor aiming his arrow at a group of pterodactyls flying by, while a gorgeous woman hangs on to the massive lizard creature that both are riding. This is fantasy art at its very finest, by the undisputed master of the genre -- Frank Frazetta. Need we say more?
    Well, we will tell you that this is an oil painting on Masonite, with an image area of 15.5" x 23.75", framed without glass in an ornate gold-finish wood frame measuring 22.25" x 30.75". There appears to be the tiniest sliver of paint missing from the upper left corner; otherwise, it's in Excellent condition. We're sure you realize that treasures like this rarely come up for auction, so if owning a first-rate Frazetta painting is on your bucket list, this is the time to act!

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    20th-22nd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 19
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 7,931

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Jerry Weist's Comic Art Price Guide 2011
    Want to know more about this artist? Dates, history, background, and value ranges are covered in the comprehensive new guide. Order Now!
    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 28 days left to consign to the 2019 February 21 - 22 Comics - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Every time I've had a question or an issue, whether it's about a charge, a consignment, getting books mailed, a check that needed to be sent, or whatever the issue has been, whether it's her department or not, Nancy always immediately gets back to me.
    Adam Perlman,
    Rochester, NY
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 October 12 Illustration Art - Dallas
    2018 October 12 Illustration Art - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,745,893
    2018 December 8 - 9 Animation Art Signature Auction - Beverly Hills
    2018 December 8 - 9 Animation Art Signature Auction - Beverly Hills
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,956,296