Saturday, September 25, 2010

The Trap-War Battles-1951

THE TRAP is a short, out of the ordinary war story from the first issue of Harvey Comics' WAR BATTLES in late 1951. Even though this was around the time when war was in the air again in Korea, this particular tale is set in the Philippines during WorldWar II. The art isn't credited here or on GCD but it's quite good and a cut above a lot of the other war comics art of the day! Clearly one of the Caniff school of artists--my money would be on Lee Elias. The coloring adds to the atmosphere, also.

1 comment:

Booksteve said...

The original art, offered recently on Heritage, indicates this is by Ray Bailey.