Monday, September 3, 2012

Green Lantern v2 #84 - Neal Adams / Bernie Wrightson art, Neal Adams cover

Green Lantern Green Arrow #84 dc comic book cover art by Neal Adams
Neal Adams
Green Lantern / Green Arrow v2 #84, 1970 - A small town becomes a willing mob, thanks to a small plastic device circulated by a super-villain. Two of the bronze age's best artists team-up on their only full length story. Neal Adams' pencils are generally dominant and exceptionally drawn. Stylistically, Bernie Wrightson has a far different approach but his inks in this case are surprisingly complementary. The first half of the book is stronger aesthetically, particularly the opening splash and Green Lantern's close-up on page 6 (see interior page below). This is number 10 of 15 Green Lantern issues with Adams art and/or covers and number 2 of 2 Green Lantern issues with Wrightson art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Adams, Wrightson or Green Lantern issues. See also this blog's Adams checklist, Top 10 Adams comics, Wrightson checklist or Top 10 Wrightson comics.
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Adams cover pencils and inks = ***
"Peril In Plastic"
Adams story pencils / Wrightson inks 22 pages = ****
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Green Lantern Green Arrow #84 dc comic book page art by Neal Adams
Neal Adams / Bernie Wrightson
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More Wrightson posts:
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1 comment:

  1. Page 6 from issue #84 is the best panel page from the entire classic Neal Adams run on Green Lantern. It's cinematic in scope and a top notch example of sequential story telling at its very finest.