Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Talon Poster-Steranko

This poster adorned my walls for many a year in the seventies and is probably still folded up in a box somewhere. Steranko's  TALON was supposed to be the ultimate Conan-type warrior. I impatiently awaited his adventures while staring for hours at this colorful image. Every now and then a few new images would arise in fanzines of in Jim's own newspaper or even as a paperback cover for non-Talon stories! But in the long run, Talon was apparently left in the same bin along with the remaining volumes of THE STERANKO HISTORY OF COMICS. The bin marked "Maybe...someday."

1 comment:

Rip Jagger said...

As much as I admire the work of Steranko, I have to say that he's got a lot of these unfinished projects out there.

If we ever see the revised Chandler I'll be pleasantly surprised. He's started and stopped that project at least a few times that I know of.

Steranko's rep is built on precious little (though mighty impressive) comics work. I don't grudge him that, but it does make fans frustrated a bit when these projects never seem to hit the ground.

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