Wednesday, February 11, 2015

House of Secrets #66 - Alex Toth art


House of Secrets v1 #66, 1963 - Barraged by ultra-violet rays, Eclipso takes a heroic turn and vanquishes a worm-like threat from outer space. Alex Toth renders the tale admirably, using fine strokes to increase the sense of movement and spontaneity. This is most evident on the opening splash, vastly improving the same scene depicted on the cover. This story was later reprinted in Detective Comics #441. Other artists in this issue include Mort Meskin and George Roussos. This is number 5 of 8 House of Secrets issues with Toth art and/or covers (not including reprints). 
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"The Two Faces of Doom" Toth story pencils and inks 12 pages = ***
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