Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Detective Comics #514 - Don Newton art & cover

Detective Comics v1 #514, 1982 - In pursuit of a murderous psychopath, the Batman encounters a peaceful hermit in the forest. Don Newton captures the remoteness of the wooded setting, as well as the violence of its intruders. Frank Chiaramonte's inks are a tad sloppy at times, but generally does an adequate job with contrast and definition. This story was later reprinted in Best of DC #35. Newton's cover, on the other hand, is largely unrecognizable. Other artists in this issue include Jose Delbo and Joe Giella. See today's posts or more Newton or Detective Comics issues. See also this blog's Newton checklist.
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Newton cover pencils (Dick Giordano inks) = *
"Haven" Newton story pencils (Frank Chiaramonte inks) 17 pages = ***
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