Thursday, May 24, 2012

Fighting American #3 - Jack Kirby art & cover

Fighting American v1 #3 harvey comic book cover art by Jack Kirby
Jack Kirby
Fighting American v1 #3, 1954 - Jack Kirby and Joe Simon produce another fine effort on this Cold War-era superhero title. "The Man who Sold Out Liberty" opens with the heroes fighting atop the Statue of Liberty, offering a different vantage point than usual. In the same story, the fight sequence on page seven is especially well choreographed. The two remaining features open with excellent splash pages, precisely drawn and composed. The artwork as a whole meets expectations, despite some occasional wordy panels. This is number 3 of 8 Fighting American issues with Kirby art and/or covers.
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Kirby cover pencils pencils (Joe Simon inks) = ***
"The Man who Sold Out Liberty" Kirby story pencils (Joe Simon inks) 6 pages = ***
"Stranger from Paradise" Kirby story pencils (Joe Simon inks) 2 pages = **
Untitled Poison Ivan story Kirby pencils (Joe Simon inks) 8 pages = ****
"Z-Food" Kirby story pencils (Joe Simon inks) 7 pages = ****
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Fighting American v1 #3 harvey comic book page art by Jack Kirby
Jack Kirby
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