Monday, June 1, 2015

MOKF Monday: "Snowbuster" by Moench, Gulacy, and Adkins

Here it is, Groove-ophiles! Shang-Chi and company's final assault on Carlton Velcro's fortress! From Master of Kung Fu #31 (May 1975), Doug Moench, Paul Gulacy, and Dan Adkins present..."Snowbuster"!


















10 comments:

  1. An absolute classic Bronze Age story, Moench and Gulacy were at the height of their powers during this 3-parter. Thanks for posting it!

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  2. IP Man vs. Shang Chi the Master of Kung Fu... who wins???

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  3. Y'know, I never read any MASTER OF KUNG FU comics as a kid, don't remember seeing them on the creaky spinner racks I haunted, so my introduction to this fabled mag has been right here on DIVERSIONS.
    Man, did I overlook a cool comic! I've really enjoyed discovering it here whenever it's been showcased.
    I am now officially a fan of MOKF.
    m.p.

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  4. Cool! For some reason, many S.C. stories were presented in black and white in my country, so this is the first time I see this one in color. I must say it has its pros and cons. Pavane with the black birds was... dazzling in B.W. In both versions, Gulacy-Adkins are great.

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  5. You would think a villain named "Velcro" would have stuck around. Yuck-yuck.

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  6. Thanks for posting this, Groove! We all know that the Moench / Gulacy Master Of Kung Fu is one of THE greatest strips of the Bronze Age... but I'd just like to mention the wonderful work of "Dapper" Dan Adkins. I really think Adkins was the best inker for Gulacy. He added a sensuality and a film noir feel that other fine inkers such as Pablo Marcos couldn't quite match. Beautiful stuff!

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  7. More James Bond than the actual James Bond story they did years later. Wonderful stuff. Have you ever posted the Alan Weiss Shang-Chi story?

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  8. Love Master of Kung Fu and love your site. Thanks for posting all these great comics !

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  9. Another classic Groove! Can't beat Moench & Gulacy on MOKF! They don't make 'em like these anymore baby!

    - Mike from Trinidad & Tobago.

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  10. It's always good to reread classic stories from the Bronze Age and confirm all over again how great they are. Paul Gulacy lives in Portland now so I get to see him frequently at area conventions. He's a really nice guy.

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