Space Adventures No. 8 Cover by Jim Aparo

Jim Aparo is better known for his runs on DC’s The Brave & the Bold, Aquaman and The Spectre, but he had a successful period at Charlton before he went to DC. Here’s one from July 1969.


Charlton Comics Space Adventures 8

The published cover.

Space Adventures 8 Cover by Jim Aparo

Scan from Heritage Auctions.

Before and after. Cleaned up the art. Removed the original masthead and retouched out the halftone screen in the background.

Comic book lettering by Scott Dutton

Trade dress re-created.

Comic book colouring by Scott Dutton

Re-created original colour.

Comic book colouring by Scott Dutton

New colour.

Comic book colouring by Scott Dutton

Updated branding.


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