Thursday, August 21, 2014

Tarzan #125 - Russ Manning art


Tarzan v1 #125, 1961 - Discovering an ancient abandoned city, the Brothers of the Spear quickly turn it into a refuge when a small tribe is under attack. Russ Manning's architectural forms are a welcome change from the usual jungle settings. They seem well suited for the artist's clean, sharp lines. The story's largest panel features a panoramic view of the wall fortress and its contents. This story was later reprinted in Tarzan #204. Other artists in this issue include Jesse Marsh (on Tarzan). This is number 87 of 132 Tarzan issues with Manning art and/or covers (not including reprints).
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"Walls of Mystery" Manning story pencils and inks 5 pages = ***
Russ Manning

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