Thursday, April 19, 2012

Time Warp #3 - Steve Ditko, Don Newton art


Time Warp v1 #3, 1980 - Like other DC Dollar Comics from the same period, the issue boasts all new material from a variety of writers and artists. Both of the Steve Ditko tales inside seem hurried, but only the "The Dimensions Of Greed" is visually satisfying due to its wildly inventive shapes in the backgrounds. Don Newton's tale of a space plague is adequate, but Steve Mitchell's inks seem inconsistent and struggle to keep pace with the pencils. Other artists in this issue include Ed Barretto, Dan Adkins, Dick Giordano, Madz Castrillo, Tom Sutton, Jerry Grandenetti and Michael Kaluta (cover). This is number 3 of 4 Time Warp issues with Ditko art and/or covers and number 3 of 5 Time Warp issues with Newton art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Newton, Ditko or Time Warp issues. See also this blog's Ditko checklist or Newton checklist.
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"The Dimensions Of Greed" Ditko story pencils and inks 7 pages = ***
"On The Day Of His Return" Ditko story pencils and inks 3 pages = **
"Plague" Newton story
pencils (Steve Mitchell inks) 8 pages = ***
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Don Newton

Steve Ditko
Find on ebay: >this issue >Ditko >Newton >Warp

More Ditko posts:
Amaz. Spider-man #4
Unusual Tales #6
Fightin Army #92


More Newton posts:
Haunted #22
Time Warp #5
Aquaman v1 #60 dc 1970s bronze age comic book cover art
Aquaman #60

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