Valley of the Dinosaurs No. 5 Cover by Fred Himes

Here’s another of Fred Himes’ great covers for Charlton Comics’ licenced version of Valley of the Dinosaurs.

Not much more to say than that. For the background, see this previous post. And now onto the main show. Colour and packaging by myself.


Valley of the Dinosaurs 5 published by Charlton Comics

As published.

Valley of the Dinosaurs 5 cover art by Fred Himes

Scan of Himes’ original art from Heritage Auctions.

Comic book production art by Scott Dutton

Trade dress removed and art made production ready.


Valley of the Dinosaurs Character Guide

The character guide used for the animated series.


Comic book colouring by Scott Dutton

New colour.

Comic book design and packaging by Scott Dutton

Re-created trade dress added.

Comic book design and packaging by Scott Dutton

If Charlton still existed, they might put together a trade paperback that looked like this.

Comic book design and packaging by Scott Dutton

If DC had published it, it might have looked like this.

Comic book design and packaging by Scott Dutton

With Hanna-Barbera now a Warner property, DC could publish a trade paperback that looks like this.


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