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    Jack Kirby - Original Art for Alarming Tales #4, Complete 5-page Story "Forbidden Journey" (Harvey, 1957). Young Joey longs for the adventure of the rocket ships which blast off near his home, but he finds there's just as much adventure on his home planet as there is beyond the stars. Superb artwork by Jack Kirby is filled with dragon-monsters, sleek starships, and cool machinery -- like you'd expect any less from the King. An early Silver Age gem that will surely thrill any Kirby collector. As a bonus, this lot also includes the contents page for this issue, which contains an odd prelude to this story, drawn by someone other than Kirby, as well as the photostatted "dummy" for this issue, which contains all the stories from AT #4 mocked up into book format. A nice package of artwork from the earliest days of the Silver Age. Pages measure 14.5" x 23", and are in generally excellent condition, though they do have moisture damage in the upper left corner (does not affect art), and light edge wear.

    More information about Jack Kirby, also known as Kirby, Jack, Jacob Kurtzberg, Jack Kirby, Kurtzberg, Jacob.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2004
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
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