February 21, 2010

Unusual Tales - Clairvoyance

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

"Clairvoyance" is a 5-page story from Charlton's UNUSUAL TALES #9 [1957]. It's a story about a boy named David who gets some astounding powers in a high-voltage cyclotron accident, and how it affects his life.

Nice little story, I especially like how Ditko draws the child characters, including the large statue on the first page, and the panels of the other kids rejecting him because of his mental powers.

Some links to check out:
Buy Ditko's creator-owned work
A DITKO ACT 3 release imminent
Find out about the fanzine DITKOMANIA
New issue out next month
Check out new and upcoming Ditko publications
Creeper out someday soon, maybe next month
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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