What drew us to Clark's table was his original paintings of Captain Midnight covers for the Captain Midnight Chronicles from Moonstone Books, 2010. The covers are great but the originals are striking!
From Moonstone books - Midnight was born in the blazing crucible of war, but sworn to fight for peace, the mysterious obsidian aviator known only by the codename Captain Midnight flies again!
written by John J. Nance, Stephen Mertz, Robert Greenberger, et al...
Captain Midnight first appeared as a radio serial in 1938, featuring Captain Jim Albright a WWI US Army pilot, Albright was given the codename Midnight when he returned from a mission at the stroke of 12. Originally a private aviator his status changed in 1940 when Ovaltine became the sponsor of the show. The Secret Squadron was born, as a paramilitary organization fighting espionage.
1941 - Comic book from Dell
1942 - Comic Strip version from Chicago Sun Syndicate drawn by Erwin L. Hess
1942 - Columbia Pictures movie serial starring Dave O'Brien
1954 - Screen Gems television series starring Richard Webb, the title was rebranded as Jet Jackson due to legal ownership of the Captain Midnight name...