Thursday, April 11, 2013

Far-Out Fantasy Week! Random Reads: "The Eater of Souls!" by Michelinie and Giffen

Hey, hey, hey, Groove-ophiles! Let's check out another fantabulous ish of DC's Claw the Unconquered. "The Eater of Souls!" heralded Claw's return to the spinner-racks after a sixteen-month hiatus, and it showcases writer David Michelinie and artist Keith Giffen in full-on, Michael Moorcock mode, baby! To call Claw the Unconquered #10 (January 1978) "kinda trippy" would be like calling Tiny Tim "a little odd", ya know? But it's sooooooo cool! Check it out...
Cover art by Joe Kubert












2 comments:

  1. Cool to see Giffen's pre-grid pattern days. It's a bit post-Bronze age, but the PREACHER's Steve Dillon also pulled a John Romita Jr and if you see his early work, it's wildly different than what he does now. It's solid stuff but you wouldn't know it was the same guy.

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  2. Thanks for the trip down Memory Lane. Fondly remember this issue, and Giffen's similar work on The Challengers of the Unknown from the same time period.

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