Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Marvel Premiere #38 / Weirdworld - Mike Ploog / Alex Nino art


Marvel Premiere v1 #38 featuring Weirdworld, 1977 - Two talented artists come together to produce this fantasy tale, whose elvish characters make their only regular-sized comic book appearance. Mike Ploog provides the wonderfully eerie pencils and Alex Nino inks the pages with a sumptuous textural quality. One of the most notable scenes is when an evil wizard creates minions by spitting out candle wax. It's a humorously magical panel yet beautifully drawn as well. Surprisingly, Ploog and Nino mesh together seamlessly without sacrificing the expression of either artist. Other artists in this issue include Rudy Nebres (cover). This is number 4 of 4 Marvel Premiere issues with Ploog art and/or covers and number 1 of 1 Marvel Premiere issues with Nino art and/or covers. 
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"Weirdworld" Ploog story pencils / Nino inks 18 pages = ****

Mike Ploog / Alex Nino 
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