Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Black and White Wednesday: "Death Is My Co-Star!" by Mantlo, Perez, and Abel

Check it out, Groove-ophiles! Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #13 (May 1975) featured a solo-Sons of the Tiger outing for movie-star Tiger, Bob Diamond. Bill Mantlo's story focuses (I didn't do that on purpose) on Diamond's movie career with a gritty (sometimes gruesome), street-level mystery. Also of note are Jack Abel's inks over George Perez's pencils. Abel does some cool things with blacks and grays here. Oh, yeah, Lotus returns, too!
















3 comments:

  1. Great post but...pages 46 and 47(3rd and 4th thumbnails) are reversed!

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    1. Fixed it. Blogger is really wonky on dragging and then cloning pics instead of just plain ol dragging them these days...

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  2. I love looking at early Perez (I was there the first time around!). His enthusiasm really leaps off the page.

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