Four complete stories featuring the atmospheric Western art of Ruggero Giovannini.
Introduction to Ruggero Giovannini by Diego Cordoba Whiplash
Thriller Picture Library #187 Stampede
Thriller Picture Library #270 The Bounty Hunters
Thriller Picture Library #286 Gun Fury
Thriller Picture Library #327
All art by Ruggero Giovannini.
All four of the stories in this collection were drawn by the great Ruggero Giovannini and were originally published in Thriller Picture Library issues 187, 270, 286 and 327 between 1957 and 1960. Today, Giovannini is mainly remembered in England for the many western, adventure and historical comic strips he drew in a realistic style, packed with plenty of action on each page.
His style, inspired by Milton Caniff and Will 'Red Barry' Gould, has a way of telling a story which is fast-paced, occasionally using heavy shadows, and accompanied with his quickly rendered, yet effective, inking. Equally at ease in any time period, from Ancient Rome to the Wild West, we are pleased to bring Giovannini's dynamic artwork before a modern audience.
A Book Palace Books
Various; Diego Cordobo (introduction)Artist:
Book Palace Books, November 2020Number of pages:
Flexi Cover; Black & White illustrationsSize:
6" x 8" (165mm x 215mm)ISBN:
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