Thursday, March 29, 2012

Zorro / Four Color Comics v2 #920 - Alex Toth art


Walt Disney's Zorro / Four Color Comics v2 #920, 1958 - In this complete two-part story, a corrupt commandante surrounds a Spanish mission in pursuit of his quarry. Alex Toth's art is a bit more hurried than the previous issue and adheres more strictly to a nine panel grid. Regardless, the artist makes do with the layouts, offsetting the repetitive pace with more varied drawings. Toth's illustrations on the back cover are surprisingly exquisite. "Ghost of the Mission"was later reprinted in Walt Disney Comics Digest #52 and Zorro v2 #9. This is number 2 of 8 Zorro issues with Toth art and/or covers (not including reprints).
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"Ghost of the Mission" Toth story pencils and inks 26 pages = ***
"A Bad Day For Bernardo" Toth story pencils and inks 6 pages = ***
"El Camino Real" Toth back cover pencils and inks = ***

Zorro Four Color #920 1950s dell comic book page art by Alex Toth
Alex Toth
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