Monday, December 18, 2006
The classic "Kirby Nine-Pins", from my OMAC story in SOLO #3, from DC Comics.
Got Kirby on the brain.
But it's a professional obsession which makes it justifiable, I guess. I'm finishing a 12 pg. Fantastic Four story for the upcoming FF anniversary issue this week. Teenage Human Torch vs. teenage Spider-man, corny jokes and all.
The deadline-hairshirt, the old story. Coffee, poor sleep, tired drawing hand, eraser shavings.
What a blast.
Among the top flight artists to have come after Kirby, and there are many talented ones to have walked a mile in that muddy trench, I think Tony Salmons is the one who 'groks' Kirby the best.