Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Decent Comics: "Operation Frame-Up!" by Mayer and Redondo

Hey, hey, hey, Groove-ophiles! It's time for another episode of The Black Orchid! This first chapter of a two-parter, "Operation Frame-Up!" is from the back of Phantom Stranger #35 (November 1974). Nestor Redondo is back on the art, and writer/creator Sheldon Mayer returns to the typewriter...








5 comments:

  1. Haven't read it yet, but it opens with a very strong Redondo illustration. Many other fine panels, but a few look rushed. Even so, Nestor Redondo always held a high drawing standard throughout his career. Great to see these, Groove!

    Regards,
    Chris A

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  2. I went back & read it & the whole thing is really a prologue of sorts. The story really hasn't yet begun!

    Regards,
    Chris A.

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  3. No microchips in that last panel! ;)

    Regards,
    Chris A.

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  4. I read online that Shelly Mayer had it in mind that Black Orchid was really Supergirl, but never confirmed that in a script. If so, why a second costume & alter ego? Glad this was never official.

    Regards,
    Chris A.

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  5. Don't forget part two!

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