Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Two-fer Tuesday: Don Newton

Greetings, Groove-ophiles! How would you like a double dose of the delightfully diggable of Don Newton ? I thought you'd enjoy it! Newton produced some exemplary work-at both Charlton and DC, so I thought it might be kinda far-out to take a couple stories with a few years between 'em to read, enjoy, and compare. So, without further yakkin' from yours truly, from Charlton's Midnight Tales #11 (December 1974), here's "Orion" written by the ever-amazing Nick Cuti, followed by the Bob Rozakis penned, Dan Adkins inked "Rescue" from DC's Time Warp #1 (July 1979).

P.S. Anyone else find it kinda cool/ironic that Newton drew a story called "Orion" just a few scant years before he'd provide the art for DC's Orion in Return of the New Gods?


  1. I think the "Orion" story appeared in the first issue of Adventures of the man-God Hercules back in Oct 1967.


  2. Actually, t'was Thane of Bagarth by Steve Skeates and Jim Aparo that appeared as the back-up in Charlton's Hercules #1. Newton was still toling away in the fanzines (like Rockets Blast Comic Collector)in 1967.

    Anyway, thanks for stopping by and for caring enough to comment, GW!



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