Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Black and White Wednesday: "The Gnark Is Coming! The Gnark Is Coming!" by Skeates, Ditko, and Wood

Hey, hey, hey, Groove-ophiles! Here's a mini-masterpiece of maniacal and macabre mischief by the super-team of Steve Skeates, Steve Ditko, and Wally Wood called "The Gnark Is Coming! The Gnark Is Coming!" This one was intended for an ish of Plop! but only saw the light of day (as far as I can discern) in Amazing World of DC Comics #13 (October 1976). Why would a story with such pedigree go unseen by only the most hardcore of DC fandom? Inquiring minds would like to know!


  1. I know artists can get ticked off if their style gets overwhelmed by the inker and Wood just too over the show here. I wonder how Ditko felt.

  2. Ditko doesn 't care after he tutns in the job.

  3. Page 4 look like a Ditko style layout, but if you presented me with this I'd guess a quick Wood job and would never guess the Ditko in there, at all.



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