Thursday, February 2, 2012

Outer Space #19 - Steve Ditko art


Outer Space v1 #19, 1958 - Like the previous issue, the three Steve Ditko stories in this sci-fi issue seem to vary in quality and effort. The first, a historical record of UFO sightings, is adequate compared to the more simplistic renderings of the second. The most interesting by far is "Ten Billion BC", a graphically sparse tale with some mildly innovative layouts toward the final pages. Other artists in this issue include Sal Trapani and Paul Reinman. This is number 2 of 5 Outer Space issues with Ditko art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Ditko or Outer Space issues. See also this blog's Ditko checklist.
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"What are the Flying Saucers?" Ditko story pencils and inks 5 pages = ***
"The Strange Asteroid" Ditko story pencils and inks 5 pages = **
"Ten Billion BC" Ditko story pencils and inks 6 pages = ***

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Outer Space v1 #19 charlton sci-fi comic book page art by Steve Ditko
Steve Ditko
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More Ditko posts:
This Magazine... #18
Amaz. Spider-man #4
Marvel Preview #21

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