Sunday, July 11, 2010

Addicted to Alex Nino: Space Voyagers Meet "Four Faces of Death!"

What's shakin', Groove-ophiles! It's been a while since we marveled at the magnificent art of Alex Nino, so here's a gem written by Robert Kanigher that's been buried in the back of Rima the Jungle Girl #4 (July 1974) for far too long. 'Bout time we dug it up, don'tcha think? Let's join the Space Voyagers as they meet up with "Four Faces of Death!"

3 comments:

  1. Hey Groovster!
    Enjoyed the art, but the tale was quite bizzare. I just didn't get it I guess. Very bizarre story.

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  2. I also own a lot of the RIMA issues, and for many of them, these Alex Nino back up tales were better than the lead feature. Great post.

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  3. Gld to find another Space Voyagers fan. You might dig the collection of scans I have in an album on FB.
    http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=141142&id=762404527&l=648cff92ec

    Complete Space Voyagers plus a ton of other high-quality Nino

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