Saturday, April 12, 2014

House of Secrets #116 - Nestor Redondo art


House of Secrets v1 #116, 1974 - After bargaining with the devil, a pauper-turned-merchant tries to his own soul by offering up his own adult son. Nestor Redondo's story of betrayal is drawn with exemplary detail, portraying the medieval setting and characters with great care. A celebratory tavern scene (see interior page below) directly contrasts the darker elements of this superbly rendered tale. Other artists in this issue include Ramona Fradon and Luis Dominguez (cover). This is number 6 of 10 House of Secrets issues with Redondo art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Redondo or House of Secrets issues. See also this blog's Redondo checklist or Top 10 Redondo comics.
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"Like Father, Like Son" Redondo story pencils and inks 10 pages = ****
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Nestor Redondo
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More Redondo posts:
House of Mystery #241
Swamp Thing v1 #14 1970s bronze age dc comic book cover art by Nestor Redondo
Swamp Thing #14
Ghosts #8

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