Saturday, September 7, 2013

Doom Looms


The last time the inimitable Doctor Doom graced this blog with his presence, he made an interesting remark about how artist Jack Kirby established a pattern of scaling his image to appear much larger than his foes. Naturally, it would make sense for any of us with an ounce of self-preservation to take the good Doctor at his word--but out of curiosity, let's have a look at just how often that had actually been the case.

It looks like Kirby started quite a trend:









1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Ya' know, your right! I've been reading Marvel Comics for about 40 years now and Doc Doom usually is drawn larger on the covers. I've never noticed that before. But that's ol' Vic for ya, always the egomn--wait, somebody's banging at the door, I--oh, no not again...call the state department...

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