Saturday, April 12, 2014

New Gods #19 - Don Newton art

New Gods v1 #19, 1978 - Although the last issue of the series, the storyline continues in Adventure Comics #459. Don Newton's drawings use interesting variations in shape and placement of certain panels. The largest, showing a machine harnessing the pain of captured humans (pages 2-3) stands out aesthetically. The issue's high point is the opening splash, presenting a stony-faced Darkseid and his lackey. The dramatic lighting is one of Newton's trademarks and works effectively here. Other artists in this issue include Joe Staton and Bob Layton (cover). This is number 7 of 7 New Gods issues with Newton art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Newton or New Gods issues. See also this blog's Newton checklist.
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"Darkseid of Apokolips" Newton story pencils (Dan Adkins inks) 17 pages = ***
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