Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Twilight Zone #1 - Frank Frazetta art


Twilight Zone v1 #1, 1962 - After four tryout issues, Gold Key premieres a regular series based the sci-fi television show. All stories were newly written for the comics medium. In this first issue, Frank Frazetta appears to have contributed partial inks to two Reed Crandall tales. The first, about an explorer who discovers another civilization, has only scant indications of Frazetta's talent. The second story, about a ghostly woman on a sailboat, is more obviously by his hand (especially in the faces) but still doesn't enhance the art significantly. The artwork falls well below his standards, but the works are more peculiar given the rarity of Frazetta's comics work after the 1960s. "Voyage to Nowhere" was later reprinted in Mystery Comics Digest #3. Other artists in this issue include George Evans. This is number 1 of 1 Twilight Zone issues with Frazetta art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Frazetta or Twilight Zone issues. See also this blog's Frazetta checklist or Top 10 Frazetta comics.
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"Perilous Journey" Frazetta partial story inks (Reed Crandall pencils) 10 pages = *
"Voyage to Nowhere"
Frazetta partial story inks (Reed Crandall pencils) 11 pages = **
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