Mighty Samson no 31

série: Heroïc-Fantasy
dessinateur / scénariste: Collectif
éditeur: Western Publishing
genre: Heroic-Fantasy
classement: carton131
date: 1976
format: broché
état: TBE
valeur: 4 €
critère: 0
remarques: Mighty Samson was a comic book serie published by Gold Key Comics,
a post-apocalyptic adventure (beyond the nuclear age),
it was set in the area around New York City, now known as "N'Yark",
in an earth devastated by a nuclear war,
the series was created by writer Otto Binder and artist Frank Thorne

>> this issue collected here
as a representative sample of the serie

Mighty Samson No. 31, a color issue dated March 1976
giant moths spread their fearsome wings over N'Yark

>> a serie of little walue
both for script and design

- cover no 31
- cover no 1 first issue

Mighty Samson ran 32 issues between 1964 and 1982,
its initial run lasted 20 issue (cover-dated July 1964 - 1969),
issues #7–20 each had a back-up story with the large-headed character Tom Morrow,
Mighty Samson returned in 1972 with issue #21 and ran through #31 in 1976,
the first two issues of the revival reprinted #7 and #2, respectively
issues #1 through #6 featured art by Frank Thorne,
most well-known for illustrating Marvel Comics' adaptation
of Robert E. Howard's Red Sonja in the 1970s,
artist Jack Sparling took over the artwork with #8,
and Binder together with Sparling did the title through #20,
in the new issues beginning with #23, art was by José Delbo, and later by Jack Abel,
most covers were fully painted by Morris Gollub,
other were generally by George Wilson

Western Printing and Lithographing, which owns Gold Key,
left the comic-book business in 1984,
a few years later, some of its properties,
such as Doctor Solar and Turok, son of stone,
were picked up by Valiant Comics, though Samson was not

in 2010, Dark Horse Comics began publishing the first of four hardcover archives,
each reprinting several issues of the original series in one place for the first time

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