Saturday, December 23, 2017

Darkseid by Jack Kirby

This portrait from the end of New Gods #1 is still, to me, the essence of Darkseid


  1. I thought Darkseid was a giant after this first issue. The statue of the dictator that Orion confronts was huge and I misread the perspective on this finale image. I was very surprised to find him sitting in that living room chair in the very next issue. The Kirby-Colletta synthesis was often more than the sum of its parts.

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  2. Never thought about Darkseid as a giant until you mention it, but now that you did, I see it. In the emotional perspective, here's this colossal evil, much like the big bully that Jack was always battling