1950s: Created Stunt Man, Fighting American, The Challengers of the Unknown
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Jack 'King' Kirby | Jack 'The King' Kirby
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I've never done anything half-heartedly; it's a disservice to me and the audience if I do it half-heartedly
Had a major dispute with Marvel Comics to get back his original artwork (which consisted of well over 9000 pages over his ten year tenure). Marvel asked him to sign a release indemnifying the company for any missing work. Kirby refused. After a massive support campaign within the industry, Marvel eventually returned the remaining art, without conditions; but, much of it was missing, from his peak...
Use of Splash panels (Large panels, sometimes taking up entire pages, often depicting big events)