Saturday, September 07, 2013

Romancing the Style

Friday Comic Book Day.

For some years in the early forties, somewhere between the bullpen days of the late fifties and the production line rushjobs of the late fifties, the Marvel (or rather Timely) romance books used most of their regular artists for often surprising results. Here are some of the big names moonlighting in romance. I have added an early story by J. Scott Pike, because his early style was so much more impressive than his later work and because of the name of his protagonist.

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