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Paul Revere's Ride / Four Color Comics v2 #822 - Alex Toth art


Walt Disney's Paul Revere's Ride with Johnny Tremain / Four Color Comics v2 #822, 1957 - Disney breathes new life in the retelling of Paul Revere's ride. Alex Toth's opening intro page is timidly basic, but brings readers up to speed on the Boston Tea Party raid. The story picks up immediately afterward, as the disguised colonists begin to disperse. The artist captures the era with convincing clarity and detail. Intimate close-ups of characters' faces suggest the secretive nature of their conversations (see interior page below). Toth's inking is especially potent, emphasizing the danger and uncertainty leading up to the American Revolution. His last page is a dramatic splash, portraying the battle of Lexington with inspirational heroism.
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"Paul Revere's Ride" Toth story pencils and inks 32 pages = *****
"Mystery of the Larkin Horse" Toth inside back cover pencils and inks = **
"A Remarkable Man Was Paul Revere" Toth back cover pencils and inks = **

Paul Revere's Ride / Four Color Comics #822 dell comic book page art by Alex Toth
Alex Toth
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