August 11, 2010

Unusual Tales - The Supermen


"Unusual Tales", a series presenting Steve Ditko's comics from 1957 to 1959 that are in the public domain.


"The Supermen" is a 6-page story from Charlton's OUT OF THIS WORLD #3 [1957], a story about radiation, mutation and evolution, or something like that. Very entertaining story with a memorable twist at the end.  Another favourite among Ditko's 1950s stories.

Note the normal presentation of the images in stories posted here would give away the ending to this one even more than usual, so I've modified it slightly.  Clicking on that final image will give you the actual page.

Some links to check out:
Buy Ditko's creator-owned work
Many books of new and classic material available
Find out about the fanzine DITKOMANIA
Bi-monthly and packed with rare art, fan art and articles, delivered to your door
Check out new and upcoming Ditko publications
Ditko's Warren work available scattered through several books
Download public domain comics, likely including the one this story is from
Scans in this series generally adapted to my personal tastes from those copies

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