1957-1958 – Johnny Reb

Kirby provided the pencil art for his colleague Frank Giacoia’s Johnny Reb Sunday strip, which used the word balloon-less style of Prince Valiant. Unused pencil art, some partially inked, was published in a Kirby retrospective 20 years later.

Pencil art by Jack KIRBY.
Ink art by Frank GIACOIA.
Writing, lettering, color art unknown.

New York Herald Tribune Inc., New York, NY: USA

Unused strips first published in Jack Kirby Masterworks. Privateer Press, New York, NY: USA. 1979

Smaller scans were stitched together and adjusted in Photoshop.

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