COMMENTS: Sekowsky/Anderson robot cvr; 2nd app. of the Justice League
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Sekowsky/Anderson robot cvr; 2nd app. of the Justice LeagueXotar, the Weapons Master, is one of the first enemies ever encountered by the Justice League of America, traveling through time after discovering Wonder Woman’s diary, which tells of the JLA’s battle against Xotar, which has already occurred, the Weapons Master believes he holds the key to defeat the hero team. Unfortunately, thanks to an intervention from Superman, Xotar is defeated and returned to his life in the year 11,960. The brilliant cover illustration by Mike Sekowsky and Murphy Anderson announces that the JLA is a force to be reckoned with and is here to usher in the Silver Age of DC.
Joe Giella is an American comic book artist best known as a DC Comics inker during the late 1950s and 1960s Silver Age of comic books. Giella's career began in the 40's at Hillman and later working with C.C. Beck on Captain Marvel stories at Fawcett. He would also assist on Captain America, Human Torch, Sub-Mariner and other stories at Timely. It was the Silver Age where he would come to his most prominence, working at DC on many of their biggest titles, including Batman, Green Lantern and Strange Adventures, working often with artist Carmine Infantino.
Mike Sekowsky was an American comics artist known as the penciler for DC Comics' Justice League of America during most of the 1960s (including their initial appearance in Brave and the Bold #28), and as the regular writer and artist on Wonder Woman during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Sekowsky's long career began in the early 40s for Timely Comics drawing the adventures of Captain America, and Sub-Mariner among others in titles such as All Winners Comics, Daring Comics, Marvel Mystery Comics, and Young Allies Comics. He would transition to DC Comics in the 1950s where we would work on Romance and Science Fiction stories including drawing the first appearance of Adam Strange in Showcase #17. He would co-create the Justice League of America with Gardner Fox and continue as it's artist for over 60 issues. Sekowsky would go on to have memorable runs as artist and writer on Metal Men, Wonder Woman, and the Supergirl feature in Adventure Comics.