Thursday, January 31, 2013

Addicted to Alex Nino: "The Inheritors" by Oleck and Nino

Greetings, Groove-ophiles! Here's another sci-fi shocker from the super-team of writer Jack Oleck and artist (and main man today) Alex Nino! From Tales of Ghost Castle #2 (April 1975) meet..."The Inheritors"!


  1. Ah, more lovely and unjustly obscure work by the great Alex Nino. Thanks for sharing, Groove...

  2. Phenomenal splash page, similar to his experimentations in 1984 magazine.

  3. This is one of my favorite Alex Nino stories for DC, and there were many good ones.

    Nino's art is decorative and tremendously inventive. His work in HOUSE OF MYSTERY, HOUSE OF SECRETS, SECRETS OF SINISTER HOUSE, RIMA, "Captain Fear" in ADVENTURE COMICS, and many other DC anthology titles are among the best of the period.
    The only artist I could even compare him to is Walt Simonson. It was really cool to have Simonson do a brief 3-issue backup revival of Captain Fear in 1980 in UNKNOWN SOLDIER, that emphasized the similarities.
    Great stuff.



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