Friday, July 18, 2014

House of Secrets #93 – Bernie Wrightson cover, Alex Toth reprint

Bernie Wrightson
House of Secrets v1 #93, 1971 - On this phenomenal Bernie Wrightson cover, a couple pulls back the bedsheets to reveal a scarecrow-like figure. Their faces aghast and lit by moonlight, the artist nicely captures their moment of discovery (despite all the text). Note the additional flourishes: the decorative window and the elaborate figures carved in the bedpost. Inside, the contents include an Alex Toth reprint from My Greatest Adventure #85. Other artists in this issue include Jim Aparo, Nick Cardy and Tony DeZuniga. This is number 2 of 11 House of Secrets issues with Wrightson art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Toth, Wrightson or House of Secrets issues. See also this blog's Toth checklist, Wrightson checklist or Top 10 Wrightson comics.
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Wrightson cover pencils and inks = ****
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More Wrightson posts:
Swamp Thing v1 #8 1970s bronze age dc comic book cover art by Bernie Wrightson
Swamp Thing #8
Tomb of Dracula #43
House of Mystery #211


More Toth posts:
Four Color #790
Joe Yank #6
Boy Loves Girl #43

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