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May 18, 2005

the man in black

After health problems forced Russ Manning to leave the Star Wars strip at close of "The Frozen World of Ota," Russ Helm (aka Archie Goodwin) and beloved veteran artist Alfredo Alcala came aboard for "Planet of Kadril." As you know, I do not claim to be an expert by any means, but I'm fairly certain this story has not been officially reprinted. Dig the crazy threads on our heroes...

The next day saw the first installment of an adaptation of Brian Daley's novel Han Solo at Stars' End by the same team.

strips from October 5 and 6, 1980.

Posted by Thrillmer! at May 18, 2005 03:03 PM

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