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Media Type: Pencil and Ink
Art Type: Interior Page
Artists: Joe  Orlando pencils and inks
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Joe Orlando hit his stride on this highly detailed 1952 page, from the story titled: "The Thing in the Jar" This great page features a classic 1952 Science Fiction story! The macabre mood is reflected off a Massachusetts farm pond, with man who's dog walks into a pond and gets its fur and flesh ripped off! The same happens with the man's hand in the next panel,. and then his cow is eaten to the bone in the last panel! Just a GRUESOME page which was what E.C. horror comics were all about! Joe Orlando was an underrated E.C. artist, and this page is a first-rate example of his solid work for the company. He makes the whole scene believable, and beautifully renders the background details and textures. This 13" x 18" E.C. chiller is exceptionally clean. At Wally Wood's suggestion, Joe Orlando applied for work at E.C. and soon he was contributing to their Sci-Fi, horror, and suspense titles in a style that was heavily influenced by Wood. William Gaines and Al Feldstein were thrilled. They felt they now had "two Woods." As Steve Duin and Mike Richardson's book "Comics Between the Panels" recounts, "The first time E.C. asked Orlando to prove he could ink like his old buddy, he almost died. 'But they liked it,' he said. 'I was surprised. It went on from there.

$1,500.00