So I finally got around to it and started to study Jack Kirby. I think I sort of get it, a little better, now, mostly, sort of. One thing is that he liked to fill every inch with texture, to the point where it doesn’t even look good. So far I’ve noticed that he was really, really good at outlining bones and muscle groups with hard, flat planes. So that pretty much puts the kibosh on the idea that he didn’t know anatomy. You gotta actually know where the bone goes to put that precise squiggle there, and if it works any other way I’d like to know about it.
Crossposting has been quite wack for this series so far, I swear to you I’m working on it, I desperately need to take a course in web design and get this stuff on track. In the mean time, here are the nine panels of Feef that I’ve published so far: