Sunday, February 16, 2014

Amazing Adventures v3 #8 - Neal Adams art & cover

Amazing Adventures v3 #8 featuring the Inhumans and Black Widow, 1970 - As Black Bolt threatens to raze the city, Thor intervenes to find a peaceful resolution. Neal Adams does his best opening splash yet, featuring the Avengers huddled as they watch the imminent threat on the evening news. Beautifully composed and dimensional, the scene suffers only slightly less than the remaining pages. Unfortunately, John Verpoorten's inks fall short in both clarity and aesthetics. Other artists in this issue include Don Heck and Bill Everett. This is number 4 of 5 Amazing Adventures issues with Adams art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Adams or Amazing Adventures issues. See also this blog's Adams checklist or Top 10 Adams comics.
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Adams cover pencils and inks = **
"An Hour of Thunder"
Adams story pencils (John Verpoorten inks) 10 pages = **
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