Wonderful pencil sketch of Jack’s Tana Nile character. Notice Jack has her name as “Tanya Nil.”
John S. added these comments:
Love that sketch of Tana Nile–very sexy! I don’t have a copy of the book, but since you didn’t mention it in your posting, I’ll assume the picture was taken from Jack Kirby’s Heroes and Villains.
Being a fan of Kirby’s seventies work more than his sixties stuff, when I first saw the Tana Nile character, I was struck by how similar she looked to Jack’s “space princess” from the sensational sixth issue of his mind-boggling 2001: A Space Odyssey comic, even though the Thor issues obviously came out first.
It just goes to show, however, how wrong all the people were who said that Kirby couldn’t draw attractive-looking women. Not only could he draw sexy human females, he could even draw sexy alien females!