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* 1950s FOX Humor Wood

Pedro #2 – Wally Wood art

Pedro v2 #2 Pedro v1 #2, 1950 – A supporting character from the Judy Canova show, Pedro mostly reinforced Mexican stereotypes of the era. This golden age humor comic was the second of this short-lived series. I’ve sometimes seen Wally Wood credited with the story “The Flying Trapeze”, but was more likely the artist of “The Beeg Bool Thrower”. […]

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* 1970s Adventure marvel Smith

Astonishing Tales #10 – Barry Windsor Smith art

Astonishing Tales #10 Astonishing Tales v1 #10 featuring Ka-Zar, 1972 – Barry Smith‘s only full length Ka-Zar tale, his artwork mostly fails to meet expectations. The layouts are poorly planned and executed. The drawings are crude and hurried, made worse by Sal Buscema’s passive inking. There are faint semblances of Smith’s talent (see interior page below), but overall the […]

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