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COMMENTS: Mart Nodell pencils/Romeo Tanghal inks; pg 31; 1992; image size 10" x 15"
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Mart Nodell pencils/Romeo Tanghal inks; pg 31; 1992; image size 10" x 15"Super fun page by the Nodell, creator of the Golden Age Green Lantern! Pen and ink. Art is in excellent condition. Signed by Nodell and Tanghal.
Filipino artist Romeo Tanghal started working in comics after graduating high school. He emigrated to the United States in 1976 where he drew short stories for DC's House of Mystery, House of Secrets, and Weird War Tales. He later became the inker on such features as Super Friends, Scalphunter, and Gravedigger. In 1980, Tanghal became the inker of George Pérez's pencils for The New Teen Titans. Tanghal began working for Marvel Comics in 1986, working on their series of 80s movie adaptations.
Martin 'Mart' Nodell is a key artist from the Golden Age of comics. Nodell's career began with Sheldon Mayer at All-American Publications which later merged to become part of National Comics, it was there where Nodell would come up with the idea for the Green Lantern, a character he and Bill Finger would work on for seven years. Nodell would go on to Timely Comics where he would work on Captain America, the Human Torch, and the Sub-Mariner, he would also draw the covers to the first issue of Marvel Tales, Timely's horror revamp of Marvel Mystery Comics and Captain America #74, re-titled Captain America's Weird Tales. Nodell would go into advertising in the 1950s where his firm would design the Pillsbury Doughboy.