Tuesday, February 21, 2017

He Made Me Into a Robot-Bill Ely-1962

Although largely forgotten today, Bill Ely was a 25 year DC veteran already by the time this story appeared in '62. If he's remembered at all these days, it's for his long run on Rip Hunter, Time Master.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Moronica-The Kilroys-1950

Some cute ersatz DeCarlo or imitation Owen Fitzgerald art here on this silly but surprisingly slightly racy filler strip about an ersatz, imitation My Friend Irma!

Sunday, February 19, 2017

The Hardy Boys-Dan Spiegle-1970

Artist Dan Spiegle--who just passed a few weeks back--toiled anonymously for years doing lovely, simple pages like this for various comic books before finally getting credited and becoming a bit of a cult favorite for his 1980s collaborations with Mark Evanier. R.I.P. 

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Doctor Graves-Steve Ditko-1968

A couple panels of Ditko's trademark "Strange" Dimensions can be found in this Dr. Graves piece from just around the time Steve ended up at DC for a while.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Cabbie Casey-Jack Farr-1946

Jack Farr is not my favorite Golden Age artist. Everything in every panel--and then the panels themselves!--is all sharp angles. Even the kind of hard to read lettering! Still, one has to admit Farr had a style all his own!

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Dr. Nemesis, Rx-Red Holmdale-1942

Not Nemesis nor Doctor Occult nor Doctor Midnite nor even Doctor Doom! Here's Doctor Nemesis whose power is apparently drugging people with truth serum.