Monday, May 19, 2014

House of Mystery #217 - Bernie Wrightson cover, Nestor Redondo art

Bernie Wrightson
House of Mystery v1 #217, 1973 - Receiving a long lost letter from her great grandfather, a young woman locates the western town he once founded. Nestor Redondo delivers a pleasing effort on this ghost story. Drawn without much fanfare, the highlight is the ghostly images appearing at the woman's arrival (page 1). Bernie Wrightson's eerie but somewhat humorous cover surpasses everything else in the issue. Other artists in this issue include Alfredo Alcala. This is number 7 of 16 House of Mystery issues with Redondo art and/or covers and number 21 of 27 House of Mystery issues with Wrightson art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Wrightson, Redondo or House of Mystery issues. See also this blog's Wrightson checklist, Top 10 Wrightson comics, Redondo checklist or Top 10 Redondo comics.
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Wrightson cover pencils and inks = ****
"This Ghost Town is Haunted" Redondo story pencils and inks 8 pages = ***

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Nestor Redondo
Find on ebay: >this issue >Redondo >Wrightson >House of Mystery

More Wrightson posts:
Creepy #77
House of Secrets #135
House of Mystery #256


More Redondo posts:
Witching Hour #53
Aztec Ace #7
House of Secrets #136

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