Saturday, June 16, 2012

The Rifleman #6 - Alex Toth art

The Rifleman v1 #6, 1961 - Based on the television show starring Chuck Connors, Alex Toth contributes an unrelated back-up tale between the two features. A roomy, detailed panel opens on the town sheriff and his aging horse. Despite only four pages, Toth's draftsmanship is keenly evident. The faces of the various characters, from the concerned banker to the town sheriff (see interior page below), have a depth of feeling that's conveyed with great skill. This is number 2 of 2 Rifleman issues with Toth art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Toth or Rifleman issues. See also this blog's Toth checklist.
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"Reprieve for Old Joe" Toth story pencils and inks 4 pages = ***
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The Rifleman v1 #6 dell tv western comic book page art by Alex Toth
Alex Toth
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More Toth posts:
Who Is Next #5
Boy Loves Girl #47
House of Secrets #48

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