Wednesday, July 28, 2010

I Was The Title Style That Was Used Too Much

Jack Kirby Special 10.

Whatever the influence of these stories was on the work of Jack Kirby at Marvel, it is obvious Stan Lee pinched the I Verbed The Noun... style of story titles (and subjects), which Jack Schiff had taken from the than popular Men's magazines.

From My Greatest Adventure #15:

1 comment:

The Seditionist said...

Clearly, there's a need to address the anthologies of the 50s and early 60s -- Houses of Mystery and Secrets, My Greatest Adventures, Unexpected. If the stories were generally typically flaccid pap, the art roster was more than solid. I bet they're a treasure mine of great work.