Alcatraz Of The Starways

42666583-07_1943_05_planet_jrozen thumbnail
PS-1943-05-p005 thumbnail
PS-1943-05-p057 thumbnail
PS-1943-05-p073 thumbnail
PS-1943-05-p080 thumbnail
PS-1943-05-p081 thumbnail
PS-1943-05-p099 thumbnail
PS-1943-05-p109 thumbnail
42666583-07_1943_05_planet_jrozen
PS-1943-05-p005
PS-1943-05-p057
PS-1943-05-p073
PS-1943-05-p080
PS-1943-05-p081
PS-1943-05-p099
PS-1943-05-p109

This entire issue can be downloaded here 

via via

4 thoughts on “Alcatraz Of The Starways”

  1. One thing that strikes me, having now seen hundreds of covers in which people are shooting pistols/rayguns/blasters/blunderbusses of various kinds, is that none of these weapons seem to have any recoil or kickback whatsoever. You can hold them at incredibly awkward or dainty angles, and they will never hurt your wrist or fire wild. They might as well be bottles of spray perfume!

      1. This suggests an essential difference between painters (educated in the traditional “art” field, however commercialised) and comics artists. The comics artists are visual storytellers and thus more interested in kinetics. A gun going off is an event, rather than a posed gesture. Sometimes the painted covers, silly as they are, remind me of Neo-Classical Victorian paintings of mythological scenes, in that they purport to be showing a scene of action but have an atmosphere of stasis, almost like statuary.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *