Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Rex Allen #30 - Russ Manning art

Rex Allen v1 #30, 1958 - Helping his friends find a long lost gold mine, Rex Allen spies a gang of thieves ready to jump their claim. Large panels frame broad western vistas, adding to the excellent drawings by Russ Manning. A second tale, about an attempted train robbery, is less ambitious in setting but also engaging. While certain pages on "Forewarned" are loosely executed, both stories show the artist transitioning into a tighter, more streamlined style. This is number 5 of 5 Rex Allen issues with Manning art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Manning or Rex Allen issues. See also this blog's Manning checklist.
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"Treasure of Black Mountain" Manning story pencils and inks 17 pages = ***
"Forewarned" Manning story pencils and inks 10 pages = ***
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Rex Allen v1 #30 dell western comic book page art by Russ Manning
Russ Manning
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More Manning posts:
Tarzan Jungle... #3
Annie Oakley #13
Summer Magic #1

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