March 28, 2010

Unusual Tales - Casy's Kiss

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

"Casy's Kiss" is a 2-page short from Charlton's STRANGE SUSPENSE STORIES #40 [1959].

A nice little fantasy vignette about diving and mermaids, I think the first page is really strong with the texture for the underwater effect.

Some links to check out:
Buy Ditko's creator-owned work
Try THE MOCKER, an excellent 100 page crime drama
Find out about the fanzine DITKOMANIA
New issues coming out bi-monthly or quicker
Check out new and upcoming Ditko publications
Creeper out soon
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

Click images to savour the details

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