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...

2 comments:

Rip Jagger said...

Neato!

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

Rip Off

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.