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Unprovoked Attack on a Hilton Hotel

“Unprovoked Attack on a Hilton Hotel”

Unprovoked Attack on a Hilton Hotel

8 pgs. Appeared first time [B&W] in Creepy #73 (1975). Reprinted [B&W] in Eerie #86 (1977) and [B&W] in Star Quest Comix #1 (1978), [B&W] in Creepy Presents Richard Corben (2012) [VERS.2], and [B&W] in Creepy Archives Volume #16 (2013) [VERS.2], and Eerie Archives Volume #18 (2015) [VERS.2].
Story: Jim Stenstrum. Art: Richard Corben (no signature). Lettered by hand (Warren).

Brazil [BR]: as “Ataque Inesperado ao Hilton Hotel” in Shock #3 (1977).
Denmark [DK]: as “Uprovokeret angreb på et Hilton Hotel” in Stjerne-serien #2 (1979).
Finland [FIN]: as “Yllätyshyökkäys Hilton-hotelliin” in Shokki tekijänä Richard Corben #2 (2014).
France [FRA]: as “L’attaque du Hilton-Saturne” in Creepy [FRA] “annual serie” #28 and Nuits blêmes (1979).
Italy [ITA]: as “L’attacco dell’Hilton Saturno” in Collana Nera #11 (1984).
The Netherlands [NL]: as “Onverhoedse aanval op een Hilton Hotel” in 1984 [NL] #12 (1981).
Serbia [SER]: as “Unprovoked Attack on a Hilton Hotel [SER]” in Jeznovik #2: Ričard Korben (2013).
Spain [SPA]: as “Guerra entre hoteles” in Rufus #31 (1975).

Style: Tonal. Genre: SF. Time Span: Future. Nudity: None.
Keywords: War. Bomb. Genius/crazy.
Original Art Plate: Drawn with pen and ink, gray markers, and Prismacolor pencils on Bainbridge paper, size 11″x17″ [Corben’s web site]. 32,8 x 49 cm [Source: Angoulême, 2019].
Synopsis: Two hotel enterprises fight for their places near Saturn. Albert Einstein look-a-like artist, part-time physics genius gives for one of them a bomb to solve the war.
Comment: Corben’s artwork is nothing special, neither Jim Stenstrum’s story. Then again they talk too much.
Alternative, [VERS.2]: In Creepy Presents Richard Corben the original art plates were scanned by Richard Corben. Presumably Creepy Archieves Volume#16 is likewise.

Unprovoked Attack on a Hilton Hotel, 8 pgs

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Created: August 24, 1997. Last updated: April 12, 2020 at 11:13 am

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