Thursday, September 10, 2009

Sexy Renderings

Alex Raymond's spaceship renderings were almost as sexy as his renderings of women. Almost.

Below is another of the HUGE Flash Gordon (& Jungle Jim) pages that I rescued from my Grandma's canning workshop in her basement, MANY years ago:

There are many purists who like black and white panel art only. I'm not one of them. It's beautiful of course, but color breathes life into the art. Below is from the Nostalgia Press edition of Flash Gordon.


Anonymous said...

Give me color anytime-it sure adds realism to the comics.-thanks for posting this. charlie

Thomas Haller Buchanan said...

Yes, indeed. I appreciate your comments Charlie.

joe bloke said...

Flash Gordon, especially, should always be viewed in colour.