Thursday, August 24, 2017

Eerie v3 #3 - Frank Frazetta cover, Alex Toth, Al Williamson, Steve Ditko art

Frank Frazetta
Eerie v3 #3, 1966 - Frank Frazetta begins the issue with his frightening cover of a luminescent sea creature. Inside, Al Williamson chronicles the tale of a haunted lighthouse, rendered in his clean, contemporary style. Alex Toth tells of a unconventional architect and his unusual dream house. Most spontaneously drawn, his page layouts display a strong sense of design and pacing (this story was later reprinted in Creepy #139 and the Alex Toth Doodle Book). Perhaps most surprising is Steve Ditko's story of a night in a cursed hotel room. His artwork, using parallel and cross-hatched lines, has extraordinary depth and richness. Other artists in this issue include Angelo Torres. See: today's posts / Eerie / Ditko / Frazetta / Toth / Williamson / Top 10 Frazetta
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Frazetta cover painting = ***
"Room With A View" Ditko story pencils and inks 6 pages (black and white) = *****
"The Lighthouse" Williamson story pencils and inks 6 pages (black and white)  = ***
"The Monument" Toth story pencils and inks 6 pages (black and white)  = ****
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Alex Toth
Steve Ditko
Find on ebay: >this issue >Ditko >Frazetta >Toth >Williamson >Eerie

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