Thursday, April 3, 2014

Magnus Robot Fighter #18 - Russ Manning art

Magnus Robot Fighter v1 #18, 1967 - Accused of being an alien spy, Magnus goes on the run and reunites with A1, the parental robot that raised him. In another fine effort, Russ Manning visualizes a future full of technological wonders. His robotic designs continue to amaze, from the menacing Flex-robs to the beetle-like Battle-rob that appears toward the end. A superbly shadowy Manning panel (see interior page below) become the basis for the painted cover. This story was later reprinted in Magnus Robot Fighter #41. This is number 18 of 21 Magnus Robot Fighter issues with Manning art and/or covers (not including reprints). See today's posts or more Manning or Magnus Robot Fighter issues. See also this blog's Manning checklist.
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"Magnus vs. North Am"
Manning story pencils and inks 21 pages = ***
"Crystal Crawler"
Manning story pencils and inks 4 pages = ***
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Magnus Robot Fighter v1 #18 gold key silver age 1960s comic book page art by Russ Manning
Russ Manning
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More Manning posts:
Korak #5
Sea Hunt #10
Magnus #9

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