Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Captain Marvel v2 #28 - Jim Starlin art & cover

Captain Marvel #28 marvel 1970s bronze age comic book cover art by Jim StarlinCaptain Marvel #28 marvel 1970s bronze age comic book page art by Jim Starlin
Captain Marvel v2 #28, 1973 -The Avengers enter the fray, joining Captain Marvel in stopping the world conquering Thanos. Jim Starlin's opening splash of the heroes is more artistic and forceful than previous issues (despite John Romita's modifications on Captain America). Page layouts vary wildly but effectively, especially the dream-like distortions (page 14) and the Cosmic Cube's introduction (page 21). Perhaps Starlin's most impressive feat is page 18 (see interior page above), a mosaic of small panels that communicate events in almost complete silence. This story was later reprinted in Life of Captain Marvel #2 abd Life of Captain Marvel #3. This is number 4 of 12 Captain Marvel issues with Starlin art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Starlin or Captain Marvel issues. See also this blog's Starlin checklist or Top 10 Starlin comics.
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Starlin cover pencils and inks = ***
"When Titans Collide” Starlin story pencils (Dan Green inks) 19 pages = ***
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