Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Batman #328 - Don Newton art, Joe Kubert cover

Joe Kubert
Batman v1 #328, 1980 - Commissioner Gordon gets help from the Batman to solve one of his first cases as a police officer. A murdered man, missing jewels and a thief gone insane bring them to a long abandoned subway line. Don Newton's artwork shines on this shorter back-up story. Gordon's final confrontation with his past is deftly handled on page 7. Joe Kubert's cover, with its colorful quadrants, is much too convoluted. Other artists in this issue include Irv Novick and Bob Smith. This is number 3 of 34 Batman issues with Newton art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Newton, Kubert or Batman issues. See also this blog's Newton checklist, Kubert checklist or an original page from this issue.
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Kubert cover pencils and inks = **
"A Tale of Time Past" Newton story pencils (Kim Demulder inks) 8 pages = ***
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Don Newton
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More Newton posts:
Many Ghosts #45
Unexpected #204
Mystery in Space #117
More Kubert posts:
Brave and Bold #43
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Tarzan #212
Our Army at War #195

1 comment:

  1. Batman #328 was published in 1980 not 1978

    http://www.dcindexes.com/features/database.php?site=&pagetype=comic&id=3858

    Love your blog. A must read everyday.
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    -Sam

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