Thursday, April 5, 2012

Tower of Shadows #6 - Wally Wood art, Steve Ditko reprint


Tower of Shadows v1 #6, 1970 - This ongoing horror title begins to insert reprints to supplement the original material. The Wally Wood story pits the legendary Beowulf against a ghost-like creature. The artist's opening splash is a spacious view of a medieval castle. Despite the smallish panels that follow, Wood delivers a terrific tale of swords and sorcery. This story was later reprinted in the
Marvel Comics Art of Wally Wood. A Steve Ditko reprint from Strange Tales #78 rounds out the book. Other artists in this issue include Gene Colan, Tom Sutton, Dan Adkins and Marie Severin (cover). This is number 2 of 4 Tower of Shadows issues with Wood art and/or covers.
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"The Ghost Beast" Wood story pencils and inks 7 pages = ***
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Wally Wood
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More Wood posts:
1984 #2
Two-Fisted Tales #22
Girls' Love... #150


More Ditko posts:
Amaz. Spider-man #10
Ghostly Tales #55
Mystery Tales #40

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