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TOP 500 REVIEWERon 18 December 2013
Boris Vallejo has been publishing fantasy calendars for many years, to the best of my knowledge since about 1980. Every year since 2001 he has produced a joint calendar with his wife and fellow illustrator Julie Bell.

These calendars have always been beautiful to look at, whimsical and often amusing, frequently with a story linking the pictures together, though not this year. (The best such story was written by C.J. Henderson for Boris Vallejo & Julie Bell's Fantasy Calendar 2008, in which a Brigand is perplexed by the tale of "The Games of Nod.")

As ever, the 2014 Boris and Julie calendar is visually stunning, this time covering a diverse range of subjects with one or two pictures appearing to veer towards science fiction and others towards very different types of fantasy. One picture, in which a man and woman are confronted by a Thark and a six-limed white ape, is obviously set on Edgar Rice Burrough's Barsoom (Mars), the others on a range of SF or fantasy worlds.

The only common themes for the 2014 calendar is that all the pictures include a beautiful woman and almost all the pictures include something that flies: four of the women have wings, other pictures include birds, dragons, spaceships, or arrows.

There are a total of thirteen pictures in the calendar, one for each month of the year plus a double page picture between June and July. The cover image above left is a detail from the January painting. Six of the thirteen pictures are signed by Boris Vallejo, six by Julie Bell, and one by both.

If you like fantasy calendars you will almost certainly like this.
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on 14 November 2013
These are two of my favourite fantasy artists, I have never felt let down by their abilities to create a world we can believe although it is pure fantasy. Some so-called artists of today could learn a lot from their imaginative images.
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on 23 September 2013
Consistent with the level of artistry of these two great artists, I could only recommend it to anyone who is a fan of their work. Very well published, arrived in excellent condition and within the specified arrival period. And as a fan of fantasy publications I suggest you buy it before it is exhausted.
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on 8 January 2014
I purchase the Vallejo and Bell fantasy calendar each year for my partner, as he loves their artwork. This year's calendar didn't fail to please and impress.
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on 12 January 2014
Some of the best fantasy artwork I've seen. Although I could do without the monthly comments, which I find unnecessary and frankly pathetic.
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on 19 September 2013
This is one of the best Vallejo/Bell calendars so far. Lovely pictures, beautifully executed. Can't wait for January 2014 to hang it up
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on 25 November 2013
This is a great buy for science fiction fans this is a gift for my husband and i know he will be very chuffed i was
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on 3 November 2013
The art work is why I chose this calendar, each month illustrates art work from the mind of two incredible artist .
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on 23 November 2013
It's for someone else, so hopefully they will like it, it came well wrapped up and in the appropriate time.
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on 28 March 2014
As usual, I am awfully delighted by works of Boris and Julie. It has its undeniable part of my collection.
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