Continuing my chronological look at the lettering of Gaspar Saladino for this popular Marvel title, this time covering 1977 to 1981. I like the top blurb on this cover, and the bottom one has a creative approach to STONE MEN.
Thor began in JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #83, and became the main feature in that book. With issue #126 the title changed to simply THOR on the indicia (THE MIGHTY was only on the cover), and ran for 378 issues until 1996. Gaspar Saladino began lettering covers in 1973 and did many of them, as well […]
I’ve already written about THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, this article covers several other Spider-Man titles beginning with this one, a second major title for the character that had a long and successful run of 263 issues from 1976 to 1998. Gaspar Saladino lettered the first page only of some stories, but just one of the covers. […]
Here’s a collection of Marvel titles with only one or two examples of Gaspar Saladino lettering in each. I’ll go through them in alphabetical order, letting the photo captions fill you in on titles and dates. On this cover, Gaspar’s typically wide, angular balloon lettering is enhanced by the special balloon style at upper left. […]
This prestige twelve-issue series from Marvel’s Epic line combined swords and sorcery with science fiction. Gaspar Saladino lettered the stories in issues 7-12. I’ll show one page from each issue. His first, above, has well-made captions. I’m not sure if the decorative initial caps are lettered by him or press-down type.