Thursday, May 14, 2015

Ghostly Haunts #40 - Steve Ditko, Don Newton art

Ghostly Haunts v1 #40, 1974 - Concocting a new formula, a brilliant chemist invents a way to exponentially speed up the evolutionary process. Steve Ditko's unique style is evident, but no better or worse and other works of the same era. His best effort is page 5, where he employs line and shape into a superlative composition. Don Newton supplies a primer on the history of vampire and werewolf terms. Lavishly drawn, the single page outshines the rest of the book (see interior page below). Other artists in this issue include Wayne Howard and Tom Sutton.
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''The Beast In All Men" Ditko story pencils and inks 7 pages = ***
''A Word About Vampires and Werewolves" Newton story pencils and inks 1 page = ****

Don Newton
Steve Ditko

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