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Two pages of pencils from FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #5 by Jack Kirby
Kirby’s border notes read:
BLACK BOLT IS A DEEP SENSITIVE — HE FEELS STRANGE POWER
B.B. CREATES MOLECULAR BRIDGE FOR FRIENDS TO CROSS
KARNAK BOWS. HIS MIND PROBES FOR WEAK SPOT IN REEF
KARKAK SPLITS ROCK — REVEALS STRANGE OUTER SHELL OF
SHOCK WAVE SHOOTS OUT AND JOLTS KARNAK

Two pages of pencils from FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #5 by Jack Kirby

Kirby’s border notes read:

BLACK BOLT IS A DEEP SENSITIVE — HE FEELS STRANGE POWER

B.B. CREATES MOLECULAR BRIDGE FOR FRIENDS TO CROSS

KARNAK BOWS. HIS MIND PROBES FOR WEAK SPOT IN REEF

KARKAK SPLITS ROCK — REVEALS STRANGE OUTER SHELL OF

SHOCK WAVE SHOOTS OUT AND JOLTS KARNAK

Splash page to THOR #168 by Jack Kirby and George Klein

Splash page to THOR #168 by Jack Kirby and George Klein

Splash page to the Tales of Asgard story in JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #98 by Jack Kirby and Don Heck

Splash page to the Tales of Asgard story in JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #98 by Jack Kirby and Don Heck

Page from FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #4 by Jack Kirby and Joe Sinnott

Page from FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #4 by Jack Kirby and Joe Sinnott

Cover to TALES TO ASTONISH #90 by Jack Kirby and Vince Colletta

Cover to TALES TO ASTONISH #90 by Jack Kirby and Vince Colletta

Final page from FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #3 by Jack Kirby and Vince Colletta
Kirby’s border notes read:
I NOW PRONOUNCE YOU ETC. — CEREMONY DONE WITH
TWO GUYS OVER HERE CLAIM THEY HAVE INVITES TO PARTY
GO HOME! I’VE HAD ENOUGH TROUBLE
It’s clear that the caption in the third panel was heavily rewritten at the last minute. Also, Gabe Jones’ face in Panel 3 was touched up, probably by Marie Severin. And some work was done on the Kirby figures in the final two panels, possibly to make them shorter.

Final page from FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #3 by Jack Kirby and Vince Colletta

Kirby’s border notes read:

I NOW PRONOUNCE YOU ETC. — CEREMONY DONE WITH

TWO GUYS OVER HERE CLAIM THEY HAVE INVITES TO PARTY

GO HOME! I’VE HAD ENOUGH TROUBLE

It’s clear that the caption in the third panel was heavily rewritten at the last minute. Also, Gabe Jones’ face in Panel 3 was touched up, probably by Marie Severin. And some work was done on the Kirby figures in the final two panels, possibly to make them shorter.

Splash page from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #8 by Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko

Splash page from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #8 by Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko

Page from FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #2 by Jack Kirby and Chic Stone

Page from FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #2 by Jack Kirby and Chic Stone

Opening two pages of the SILVER SURFER original graphic novel by Jack Kirby and Joe Sinnott

Page from FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #1 by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers.
Stan Lee’s border notes read:
FLAMING BUZZ SAWS
SUDDENLY — ASBESTOS NET FROM NOWHERE

Page from FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #1 by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers.

Stan Lee’s border notes read:

FLAMING BUZZ SAWS

SUDDENLY — ASBESTOS NET FROM NOWHERE