7/6/18

Thor #260 - Walt Simonson art & cover

Walt Simonson
Thor v1 #260, 1977 - Walt Simonson begins his first run on the series, a lesser known collection of largely forgettable issues. Whatever potential is pencils had is overshadowed by Tony Dezuniga's dominant inking. The opening and closing splash pages fail to elicit excitement. Even Joe Sinnott's cover inks seem to bury the pencils. Simonson would ultimately find more success on his second run,  beginning with Thor #337 and his introduction of Beta Ray Bill. This is number 1 of 55 Thor issues with Simonson art and/or covers.

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Simonson cover pencils (Joe Sinnott inks) = *
"The Vicious and the Valiant" Simonson story pencils (Tony Dezuniga inks) 17 pages = *


Walt Simonson

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