Sunday, April 2, 2017

1984 #5 - Alex Nino, Wally Wood art

1984 (magazine) v1 #5, 1978 - Alex Nino's textural drawings create an inter-dimensional world that engulfs a lone rider from the frontier era. Though well drawn, it lacks some of the inventiveness of his previous work on this series. Wally Wood helps illustrate a tale of a man suspicious of his wife's infidelity. Rife with nudity, the theme could have benefited from more subtlety. Still, Wood's inks add the intended effects beautifully (see interior page below). Other artists in this issue Rudy Nebres, Mike Nassar, Alfredo Alcala, Herb Arnold, Abel Laxamana, Jose Ortiz, Esteban Maroto and Patrick Woodroffe (cover). This is number 5 of 10 1984 magazine issues with Nino art and/or covers and 3 of 3 1984 magazine issues with Wood art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Wood, Nino or 1984 issues. See also this blog's Nino checklist or Wood checklist.
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"Timonthy Sternbach and the Multi-colored Sunrise" Nino story pencils and inks 8 pages (black and white) = ***
"I Wonder Who's Squeezing Her Now" Wood story inks (Ernie Colon pencils) 7 pages (black and white) = ***
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Wally Wood
Alex Nino
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More Wood posts:
Dynamo v1 #4 tower 1960s silver age comic book cover art by Wally Wood
Dynamo #4
Thunder Agents v1 #5 tower silver age 1960s comic book cover art by Wally Wood
Thunder Agents #5
Frontline Combat #6

More Nino posts:
Thriller #12
House of Mystery #255
Weird Mystery #16

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