Saturday, November 9, 2013

Countenances Of The King!


Jack Kirby is properly renowned for his splendid and grandiose scenes of epic cosmic mayhem bristling with the crackling energy of creation itself, but "The King" was often focusing his attention on the smallest of universes too, the human face. Here is a smattering of his faces from many of his awesome creations over the decades. The faces can be angelically heroic or full of banal evil. They can be idealistically handsome or ferociously ugly. But they all reveal the inner life of the character, they all penetrate.































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6 comments:

  1. Wow! Impressive display. Thanks.

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    1. It's all the King. I was struck when it dawned on me just how many of these he did. More than I'd imagined.

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  2. This Is One of The Best...
    If Not The Best Comic Blogs
    Rip's Favorite Book Cover Of The Day
    Cherry On The Top
    Outstanding
    -Sam

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    1. Glad you like the new feature. I'm still trying to figure out how to best use it, but it will be fun experimenting.

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    2. The cover of the day is neat, but I can't see it on my phone. Oh well, another reason to use my PC.

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    3. You see I don't use you kids new-fangled devices, so I didn't know that. Oops!

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