Wednesday, June 14, 2017

100 Days Of The King - Day 25


For Flag Day here is a strapping figure. This might be (emphasis on the "might") a redesign of the classic Captain America look which Simon and Kirby configured some decades before this image was rendered.


Here is what Greg Theakston says about it when the image was revealed in a special comic celebrating Simon and Kirby's famous WWII creation.

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  1. Wasn't that Gods portfolio also a re-design, of the Thor characters? Kirby never seemed to think like other creators tied to past successes; he was always looking to move forward.

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    1. I believe you are right. No, he wasn't locked into branding for certain. His characters seem to almost reflect his mood sometimes, changing from page to page almost.

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