Friday, March 29, 2013
Number 1340: That '70s show!
Among his publications was Weird Tales of the Macabre, which was part of the big black and white explosion of the era. I’m showing two stories from this issue by two cartoonists who had different approaches, but whose work in black line looked great: Pat Boyette, whose work appeared mainly in Charlton comics, and John Severin, who worked a lot for Marvel and was a regular at Cracked. I thought it appropriate that the issue the Severin story appeared in also had an ad for monster model kits.
From Weird Tales of the Macabre #2 (final issue), 1975:
Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom)
I dunno if "appropriate" is the right word; the Severin story seems like an early example of product placement, or even an "advertorial."
Post a Comment