Sunday, June 28, 2009

Alex Nino's Space Voyagers "The Delta Brain"

Alex Nino is probably the best know Filipino artist DC brought over in the early seventies to draw their various Western, science fiction, mystery-suspense, and war features for the anthology books produced at that time. Space Voyagers was a short-lived feature published as a back-up in Rima, The Jungle Girl, with some fantastic Robert Kanigher scripts, but only lasted a few issues. If one can look past the editor's love of blue pencil corrections over this splendid artwork, you really can travel into realm's bounded only by man's imagination in this story called...




5 comments:

Morningstar said...

Any Nino is a beauty!

Matthew H Camp said...

Dave,
I have Rima 1-5 and #7. I am currently making color scans of the entire Space Voyagers backup.
Do you know if the back up was in #6? By #7 it became Space Marshall. I just want the COMPLETE Space Voyagers, you know?

Matthew H Camp said...

Dave,
I am currently making color scans of the Space Voyagers backup from Rima #1-5. Did it also run in #6? By #7 it became Space Marshall. I just want to know if I have the COMPLETE Space Voyagers. Thank you!

Dave Karlen said...

Nino was not in Rima #6, so you have them all. Thanks.

Matthew H Camp said...

Thank you Dave!

If you're interested, I have the complete stories gathered in a photo album on FB, which anyone can see publicly with this link (with or without an FB account):

http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=141142&id=762404527&l=648cff92ec

I'll probably have to take it down for copyright violation soon, so get it while it's hot!