Green Lantern No. 56 Cover by Kane & Anderson

September 4, 2021|In General

A great cover to a great issue of Green Lantern from 1967. The creature is reminiscent of Jack Kirby’s Thing for Marvel’s Fantastic Four and bears some resemblance to The Abomination from The Incredible Hulk, a character Gil Kane also designed.

Kane’s image composition and figure dynamics were steadily evolving, separating himself from the more sedate style he’d started with on GL eight years earlier. Murphy Anderson was one of DC’s most-polished inkers – and a great penciller in his own right – and he keeps the energy in Kane’s pencils alive with his slick inks.

Colour by me.


Green Lantern 56 published by DC Comics

As published.

Green Lantern 56 cover art by Gil Kane and Murphy Anderson

Scan of the black film separation from somewhere on the web.

Comic book production art by Scott Dutton

Made production ready. Trade dress stripped out, and missing art bits drawn in.

Comic book colouring by Scott Dutton

New colour version.

Comic book design and packaging by Scott Dutton

Re-created trade dress added.



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