Saturday, May 17, 2014

Batman #306 - Don Newton art


Batman v1 #306, 1978 - Concluding an "Unsolved Case of the Batman", a master of disguise blackmails the hero while conducting a murder spree. Don Newton's placement of light and shadow is splendid, typical of his best bronze age works. Lesser known are his occasional free-form montages, used to great effect on the opening splash. A gold wedding band, its accompanying box, a previous scene and the Batman himself are conjoined in a united layout. Other artists in this issue include John Calnan, Dave Hunt and Jim Aparo.
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"The Mystery Murderer of Mrs. Batman" Newton story pencils (Dave Hunt inks) 8 pages = ***
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