Monday, April 28, 2014

The Red Raven by Jacob Kurtzberg

Ahright,ahright, ahright--I mean Jack Kirby!  But it's so different, in some ways (to me) even greater than the heights of Marveldom or even (gasp) The Fourth World.  I first saw this in 1969, in some obscure fanzine, and I had NO IDEA that it was Kirby, I just knew it was amaz'n, and I remember falling asleep with the radio on all night after the day I first saw it, and I had an incredible dream of a world in the far future or dim past (same diff, neh?) where much of the earth was underwater, except for thousands of high-turreted castles, and the scene on this cover was occurring non-stop