Look Here · Original art vs. printed page

Look Here: Two majestic MOBY DICK splash pages by Norman Nodel

From Classics Illustrated #5: Moby Dick (March 1956), here are a pair of low-quality scans of Norman Nodel’s original art for pages one and forty five, along with a pair of really low-quality scans of the printed pages, and yet, the beauty of Norman Nodel’s fine-lined compositions shines through:

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You can learn a little bit about Jewish comics artist Norman Nodel (born Nochem Yeshaya) at the Lambiek Comiclopedia.

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