Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Durango Kid #12 - Frank Frazetta art

Durango Kid v1 #12, 1951 - Dan Brand and Tipi continue to aid the American Revolutionary war effort, this time defending against redcoats entering from Canada. Frank Frazetta's drawing skills continue to be impressive. The final confrontation between Dan and a renegade scout (page 7) seems repetitive, but his renditions of pristine forests and rock formations are breathtaking. The artist's strongest panel depicts the main characters descending from a tree (page 2 panel 4). The dappled light and shadows give the scene a naturalistic quality. This story was later reprinted in White Indian #13. Other artists in this issue include Joe Certa (Durango Kid stories). This is number 12 of 16 Durango Kid issues with Frazetta art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Frazetta or Durango Kid issues. See also this blog's Frazetta checklist.
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"River Gauntlet" Frazetta story pencils and inks 7 pages = ***
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Frank Frazetta 1950s golden age western comic book page / Durango Kid #12
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More Frazetta posts:
Adventure Comics #151
Frank Frazetta Buck Rogers 1950s golden age science fiction comic book cover / Famous Funnies #209
Famous Funnies #209
Thrilling Comics #69

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