Thursday, October 6, 2016

Punch and Judy Comics v2 #11 - Jack Kirby art

Punch and Judy Comics v2 #11, 1947 - One of the secondary features, Lockjaw the Alligator becomes a celebrity due to his stunningly bright white numerous teeth. Jack Kirby and Joe Simon pair up to deliver one of several anthropomorphic animal stories. Slightly less defined and detailed and their other works, the art is surprisingly engaging. The same goes for "Earl the Rich Rabbit", although less polished and recognizable. Other artists in this issue include Orestes Calpini. This is number 3 of 6 Punch and Judy issues with Kirby art and/or covers. See today's posts or more Kirby or Punch and Judy Comics issues. See also this blog's Kirby checklist.
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"Lockjaw the Alligator" Kirby story pencils (Joe Simon inks) 6 pages = ***
"Earl the Rich Rabbit" Kirby story pencils (Joe Simon inks) 5 pages = **

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More Kirby posts:
Mister Miracle v1 #4 dc 1970s bronze age comic book cover art by Jack Kirby
Mr. Miracle #4
X-men v1 #1 1963 marvel comic book cover art by Jack Kirby
X-men #1
Race for the Moon #3

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