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Look Here, Read: “Honeymooners — Not Wanted!” with art by Bill Draut

Time for more comics, I think. This time around, we’ve got “Honeymooners — Not Wanted!” from Young Romance #49 (vol. 6, no. 1); neither the script nor the art are credited in the comic, and comics.org hasn’t indexed the issue yet, but foolhardy pseudo-aficionado that I am, I’m going to go head and attribute the art, at least, to a long-time RCN favourite, Bill Draut:

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The scans are from the Digital Comics Museum, but I’ve processed them a bit for display here. What do I mean by “processed”? Scroll down to the bonus section below for a before-and-after comparison of the opening page.


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Before:

After:

Worth the bother? I think so.

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Look Here, Read: “Cagey Mary,” with art by Bill Draut

From Young Romance vol. 5, no. 2 (#38), here’s “Cagey Mary”; the script and art are uncredited, and comics.org doesn’t attribute the work to anyone, but I am quite sure the artist is Bill Draut, whose early, underappreciated contributions to comics have been featured here at RCN several times over the years:

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The printing on “Cagey Mary” is atrocious, but also, in a strange way, lovely…