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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Jose G. Cruz Presenta SANTO, El Enmascarado De Plata #59 & #902


Mind-bending cover it may be, but the inside is only mind-dulling, so I present an excerpt from the following...

By the way, in case you hadn't noticed, this fotonovela Santo is not the real Santo we all know and love, but merely a substitute...












I believe I read somewhere that the real Santo insisted that the fotonovela Santo wear an "S" on his mask to differentiate between the two...

15 comments:

KW said...

i wish i could speak spanish. this looks important!

Joe Jusko said...

There is a hokey charm to these that can never be replicated!

Gabriel said...

Holy Cow! Where's Mala Facha? Where?!

KW: I speak spanish and, for sure, this is important!!

Invaluable the scene where a sunlit Enmascarado de Plata's looking beyond while awating Mala Facha. Looks so freak!

Anonymous said...

Funny Prof Posted This mag I made a mask for Halloween like this guy has on but no lettering .
The mask is unfinished with one eye cup in place; the end to late - save it for winter fun....

Lysdexicuss said...

Printing this photo-art story in sepia tone was a stroke of genius. It really works great !

prof. grewbeard said...

the only aspect of the image that i adjusted was the contrast to make it "pop" a bit, the sepia is genuine!

Karswell said...

Mind dulling? This is 100% RAD.

prof. grewbeard said...

yes, but #59 was not...

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prof. grewbeard said...

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Mykal said...

Prof. So this is where Charles Burns gets this character! For reasons I cannot fathom, I find this comic terrifying! A kind of nightmare of surreal. Sure, I wish I spoke the language, but not speaking it is fun, too. I just made up my own, and man was it scary. -- Mykal

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prof. grewbeard said...

thanx, i'll check it out!

THE APOCOLYTE said...

Ha! This is a trip! I love it!

Reis O'Brien said...

LOVE THIS!

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