Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Gunsmoke v2 #9 - Al Williamson art

Gunsmoke v2 #9, 1958 - Al Williamson draws his second back-up feature for the series. This chronicle of western-era hunting dogs is drawn capably and straightforwardly. While less dynamic than most of his westerns, Williamson uses an approach that informs rather than excites. Interestingly, his inking style is tighter and more controlled than previous works. This approach would continue to evolve over subsequent years. This is number 2 of 5 Gunsmoke issues with Williamson art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Williamson or Gunsmoke issues. See also this blog's Al Williamson checklist.
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"The Hardcase" Williamson story pencils and inks 4 pages = ***
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Gunsmoke v2 #9 golden silver age comic book page art by Al Williamson
Al Williamson
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More Williamson posts:
Buster Crabbe v1 #3 golden age comic book cover art by Al Williamson
Buster Crabbe #3
Battle Ground #18
Cowboy Love #7

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