Monday, March 13, 2017

Secret Hearts #142 - Alex Toth art

Secret Hearts v1 #142, 1971 - In chapter three of "20 Miles to Heartbreak" (continued from Secret Hearts #141), Melanie and her sister Monica feel the full force of their obsessive mother's wrath. Alex Toth's pacing is dependably sound, despite the sameness of his page layouts. Facial close-ups and changing viewpoints offset some of the repetition. Toth's pencils are ultimately watered down by Vince Colletta's lackluster inking. This story (later reprinted in Young Love #124concludes in Young Love #79Other artists in this issue include Ric Estrada and Dick Giordano. This is number 2 of 4 Secret Hearts issues with Toth art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Toth or Secret Hearts issues. See also this blog's Alex Toth checklist.
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"20 Miles to Heartbreak part 3" Toth story pencils (Vince Colletta inks) 8 pages = **
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Alex Toth
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More Toth posts:
Brave and Bold #53
My Greatest Adv. #81
House of Secrets #63

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