Episode 053, “The Rage of Blastaar!”
X-Aspirations Episode 053
X-Men #53, February 1969
“The Rage of Blastaar!”
Written by Arnold Drake, Pencils by Barry Smith, Inked by Michael Dee, Lettering by Herb Cooper, Edited by Stan Lee.
Also Included: “Welcome to the Club, Beast!”
Written by Arnold Drake, Pencils by Werner Roth, Inked by John Tartaglione, Lettering by Jean “Simek” Izzo, Edited by Stan Lee.
Eat, Drink, and Make Barry!
In Which We Learn That Jean Is Fighting A Lifelong Battle Against Asymmetrical Cleavage, That Xavier Blew His Mansion Decoration Budget on Vaulted Ceilings, And That Smart Superteams Recognize the Value of Large Appliance Corporate Sponsorships!
Wherever There Are Malevolent, Twisted Versions of Grapes of Wrath Speeches… Blastaar Will Be There!
Original Conan the Barbarian art for Barry Windsor-Smith. Left is a page from his Conan Red Nails saga in Savage Tales #3 (1974). Right is from Conan Saga #1 (1987), and is representative of the type of coloring he would do for his own work.
The vacuum of space does strange things to the extremities… and to line work.
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