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Friday, 31 July 2015
KID'S KLASSIC (KIRBY) KOMIC KOVERS - THE FOREVER PEOPLE #1...
"KIRBY'S HERE!" screamed the cover blurb, but it was mainly
AL PLASTINO's SUPERMAN and JIMMY OLSEN inside the
magazine, as their faces (and Superman's figure) were mostly redrawn
to render them more 'on-model' than JK had drawn them. I sometimes
suspect that the only reason DC lured Jack away from 'The House Of
Ideas' was more to do with them thinking it would damage MARVEL in
some way, rather than because they really wanted him. Why else would
they seemingly seek to sabotage his work by diluting the full 'Kosmic
Kirby' effect? It's like hiring MICHELANGELO and then getting
him to creosote your garden fence. Despite the interference, Jack
managed to shine during his tenure at DC, but nowhere near as
brightly as he had shone at Marvel, alas.
Posted by Kid at Friday, July 31, 2015