August 10, 2010

Unusual Tales - The Desert

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

"The Desert" is a 5-page story from Charlton's TALES OF THE MYSTERIOUS TRAVELER #4 [1957].  In this tale the Traveler turns his giant head north for a look at a story about isolation in the desolate Arctic. 

A decent enough story well told by Ditko, in particular the looming head of the Traveler.

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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