Tuesday, 28 August 2007

Ninety Years On

Today would have been Jack Kirby’s 90th birthday.

To mark the occasion, here’s Kirby’s reinterpretation of probably the first recurring comics character*, Ally Sloper, drawn in 1976 for comics historian Denis Gifford, and scanned here from The Jack Kirby Collector issue 12, July 1996.

*Update, 30 September: I no longer believe this. See here for why.

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