Thursday, March 29, 2012

The Boys from Derby: "Last of Its Kind" by Cuti and Staton

E-Man. Mike Mauser. Sci-fi. Fantasy. Romance. Horror. You name it, and Ol' Groove's fave Boys from Derby could deliver! From Midnight Tales #1 (September 1972) here's "Last of Its Kind" by Nick Cuti and Joe Staton. Oh, yeah!!





4 comments:

  1. My friend got to meet the great Joe Staton last weekend in Kansas City. Even got a pic with him! I so wish I could have gone. He even got to meet with some cat named Right Son, or Wrightson, or somebody... ;-) I really NEED to go to one of these things and shakes these guys' hands for all the joy they've given.

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  2. Whattatrip - I haven't seen this story since I was a young boy! I only recall it in seeing today's post!
    The storytelling, atmosphere and build-up to the final panel made such a profound impression in my young mind, especially pages 4, 5, and 6.
    Thanks for the great post, Groove!

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  3. ONe more thing: the killing of Murphy is a bit odd with the panel borders blocking off the sound effects and death-shout

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  4. Love this story. It's rendered by Staton in his early softer style, and those have a whimsy his later stuff somewhat eschews.

    Thanks for the story.

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