Thursday, June 30, 2016

Northwest Mounties #3 - Matt Baker art

Northwest Mounties v1 #3, 1949 -  A pair of determined mounties track down two wanted criminals in the vast wilderness. One of fugitives, curiously, uses a bow and arrow to defend himself and avoid capture. Like many golden age Matt Baker stories, the visuals tell the story in a clean, engaging style. The panels tend to be small and full of dialogue, but a larger opening panel partially makes up for it. This story has also been reprinted in Authentic Police Cases #10. This is number 3 of 4 Northwest Mounties issues with Baker art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Baker or Northwest Mounties issues. See also this blog's Baker checklist.
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"The Case of the Red Bearded Rogue" Baker story pencils and inks 7 pages = ***
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More Baker posts:
Anchor Andrews #1
Amazing Ghost Stories v1 #15 - Matt Baker 1950s golden age comic book cover art
Amaz. Ghost Stories #15
Diary Secrets #17

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