Monday, October 08, 2007

He's not JUST an action figure.....

....he's a comic book too!
And a damn fine one at that! Some of Gil Kane's finest work and Wally Wood (remember him?) does some nice pencils and inks in issue 1, plus inks over Kane in issues 2, 3 and 5.... and I just obtained issue 4 to make it a complete run... Huzzah!

CA #1

CA #2

CA #3

CA #4

CA #5

Here's a simple breakdown of why Gil Kane is the master of storytelling technique - information (verbal or visual data that progresses the story) highpoints are numbered in sequence, the letters indicate design areas which skillfully return the eye of the reader to the story flow. OK?

More information on the history of El Capitan can be found here! Don't forget - the Two Morrows book is *THE ULTIMATE* CA book! Nuff said!

"Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one". ~Stella Adler

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