Monday, April 17, 2017

Six-Gun Western #2 - Al Williamson art

Six-Gun Western v1 #2, 1957 - A gang of thieves escapes a posse, leading them to a much-rumored ghost town. Al Williamson's drawing skills are impeccable, allowing just enough detail to enhance the storytelling. His depicting the thieves jumping over a chasm (page one, panel two) is small, yet maintains depth and clarity. Like other Williamson stories from the same era, a keen sense of realism pervades most of the artwork. Other artists in this issue include Joe Orlando, Mac Pakula, Christopher Rule, Syd Shores and Joe Maneely (cover). This is number 2 of 3 Six-Gun Western issues with Williamson art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Williamson or Six-Gun Western issues. See also this blog's Williamson checklist.
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"Ghost Town" Williamson story pencils and inks 4 pages = ***
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Al Williamson
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More Williamson posts:
Somerset Holmes #2
Cheyenne Kid #12
Weird Science-Fantasy v1 #24 ec comic book cover art by Al Feldstein
Weird Sci-Fantasy #24

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