Monday, April 18, 2011

Steranko's Future American

Always interesting to ponder what might have been. Here are a couple of mid-sixties concept drawings and pitches by the one and only Jim Steranko...pre-S.H.I.E.L.D.! This guy--FUTURE AMERICAN--was rejected by Harvey Comics even as they accepted Jim's Golden Gladiator, Magicmaster and Spyman concepts...and then went on to reject Jim, himself. What might have been...


Rip Jagger said...


I'm curious just exactly one can be "overwhelmingly ingenious".

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Matt Celis said...

That expository text is just incredibly overwrought...matches his costume!

I can see why this was rejected. Talk about unrelatable...sounds like second-rate Kirby.