Monday, October 15, 2007

Forgotten Kirby: I Found the City Under the Sea

I got nothin’ today. Nothin’ but this rarely seen Jack Kirby tale from My Greatest Adventure #15 (1957). The 1950’s were an underrated period for the master cartoonist, and one marked primarily by sci-fi and horror stories for both DC and Atlas. I originally scanned this a few months back with mockery in mind, but I couldn’t find much to mock in Kirby’s always-impressive work, and the story wasn’t all that funny, so I dropped it. In the spirit of “never waste anything” enjoy “I Found the City under the Sea” a forgotten Kirby gem:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I enjoyed it, especially the minimalist inking. Some of the inking was pretty abstract- like on the whale. Anyone know who did it?