Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Ric Estrada's "He'll Break Your Heart!"

Probably best known for his dynamic superhero comic stories with DC Comics, Ric Estrada was a Cuban American artist who worked for most of the major American publishers in his long and varied career, including EC, Dell, Hillman, St John, Ziff-Davis, and Warren. He also worked in comic strips, political cartoons, advertising, storyboards, and commercial illustration. Though his favorite genre to draw was war art, which he excelled at with DC Comics, I was always impressed with his breezy stylized romance tales as shown here on this ten page example from Young Romance #155 from 1968...













 

 

3 comments:

Smurfswacker said...

Very nice story. Could it have been inked by Dick Giordano?

Dave Karlen said...

I think you may be right!

What The Art! said...

Nice art and blog