Monday, October 5, 2009

Diggin Ditko: "A Stay of Execution!"

From Charlton Comics' Haunted #3 (October 1971), here's a Steve Ditko shocker called "A Stay of Execution!" Enjoy!

2 comments:

  1. The eyes of the District Execution on page five are truly creeping me out!

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  2. Ditko's art for Charlton's mystery line in the early 1970s is inspired. His linework, detail and facial expressions are excellent. In comparing this work to his Captain Marvel story, from only a few years later, there is a lot missing in terms of detail and solidity. I looked forward to Ditko's return to Marvel in the late 1970's, bot often his art, especially in the inking stage, was weak and uninspired.

    Nick C.

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