Friday, June 2, 2017

Our Army at War #91 - Joe Kubert art


Our Army at War v1 #91, 1960 - Joe Kubert fills the issue with three gritty Sgt. Rock tales. In “No Answer from Sarge”, a soldier fights against his instincts to flee from combat. “Old Soldiers Never Run” features a old GI that fights with heart and ferocity despite his age. Perhaps most unusual is “The Silent Piper”, the story of a Scottish bagpipe player that accompanies the unit on a daring attack. All three Kubert works are drawn with gusto, despite the varied page lengths. His layouts are varied, aided by well-crafted opening splashes. The first story was later reprinted in Star Spangled War Stories #162, the second in Our Army at War #247 and the third in Our Army at War #159. Other artists in this issue include Jerry Grandenetti. 
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“No Answer from Sarge” Kubert story pencils and inks 13 pages = ***
“Old Soldiers Never Run” Kubert story pencils and inks 4 pages = ***
“The Silent Piper” Kubert story pencils and inks 8 pages = ***

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