Sunday, September 4, 2011

Cadet Gray of West Point #1 - Al Williamson art

Cadet Gray of West Point v1 #1 / Dell Giant, 1958 - This perfect-bound, one-shot issue chronicles the life of a young cadet. His experiences at the military academy are interspersed with tales of America's historic battles. A different artist contributes to each segment. Al Williamson's depiction of Captain John Paul Jones O' Brien at Buena Vista is the most noteworthy. Despite being less dynamic than his western and science fiction works, his art has the appropriate feel of a documentary. Other artists in this issue include John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. This is number 1 of 1 Cadet Gray of West Point issues with Williamson art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Williamson issues. See also this blog's Williamson checklist.
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Untitled segment Williamson story pencils and inks 10 pages (starting pg 24) = ***
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Cadet Gray of West Point v1 #1 dell comic book page art by Al Williamson
Al Williamson
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Somerset Holmes #1
Alarming Tales #5

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