The Marvel Age of Comics
Page from X-MEN #12 by Jack Kirby, Alex Toth and Vince Colletta.
Kirby’s border notes read:
BACK WITH X-MEN AND BIG PROF. HE CONTINUES—STEPFATHER WAS TAKEN TO HOSPITAL—HE REMAINED A BROKEN MAN UNTIL HE DIED MANY
LIGHT FLASHES INTO ROOM FROM OUTSIDE — A RAGGED BRILLIANT FLASHING WHICH MAKES (words obscured) X-MEN

Page from X-MEN #12 by Jack Kirby, Alex Toth and Vince Colletta.

Kirby’s border notes read:

BACK WITH X-MEN AND BIG PROF. HE CONTINUES—STEPFATHER WAS TAKEN TO HOSPITAL—HE REMAINED A BROKEN MAN UNTIL HE DIED MANY

LIGHT FLASHES INTO ROOM FROM OUTSIDE — A RAGGED BRILLIANT FLASHING WHICH MAKES (words obscured) X-MEN

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    Toth [penciling off of Kirby’s layouts. Although, gotta say I liked it a lot when I bought the book off the stands. But...
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  8. yusakujon3 said: It’s very interesting to see how Jack wrote border notes as a guide to the action. I wonder how much it followed the plots Stan wrote for him (using that Marvel method of one-page synopsises)?
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