Saturday, May 7, 2016

John Wayne Adventure Comics #7 - Al Williamson / Frank Frazetta art

John Wayne Adventure Comics v1 #7, 1951 - Searching for a hidden document, a gang of criminals decide to hunt down John Wayne's pal Bonanza. Like previous issues, Al Williamson and Frank Frazetta join forces to create a contemporary and distinctive style. "An Invitation to Murder" is their finest work on the series, combining Williamson's dynamic figure drawing with Frazetta's sensitive finishes. A handful of panels are overworked, but are offset by especially fine drawings of the main characters (see interior page below). This is number 5 of 6 John Wayne Adventure issues with Frazetta art and/or covers (not including reprints) and number 5 of 6 John Wayne Adventure issues with Williamson art and/or covers (not including reprints). See today's posts or more Frazetta, Williamson or John Wayne Adventure issues. See also this blog's Frazetta checklist, Williamson checklist or Top 10 Frazetta comics.
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"An Invitation to Murder" Williamson story pencils / Frazetta inks 10 pages = ***
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Al Williamson / Frank Frazetta
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More Frazetta posts:
Barnyard Comics #19
Tomahawk #2
Goofy Comics #23

More Williamson posts:
Battle #55
Cadet Gray #1
Weird Science-Fantasy v1 #29 ec comic book cover art by Frank Frazetta
Weird Sci-Fantasy #29

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