Friday comic book day
I was going to treat you to a sampling of Klaus Nordling's work on The Barker today, but when I sat down to do the scanning I noticed that in the same book, there was a signed short story by Gil Fox as well. Granny Gumshoe rans for a couple of issues in National Comics, before Gill Fox took over as the artist on The Barker. You can see Nordling's influence on his style (or you will be able to when I have shown some of that), as well as some tricks he picked up from Jack Cole. The story itself is quite charming, if a bit silly. It's nice to see a forerunner of Jessica Fletcher do so well.