Roz Kirby

Showcase 7 (March-April 1957)

While there’s still nothing resembling character development for the original Challengers–scientist June Robbins offers to join, it’s unclear if she’s accepted, and Wood gives her a lot more personality than the boys–this issue’s really strong. Even someone only marginally familiar with Kirby’s work (like me) can see in this Showcase the ancestors of his New […]


Showcase 6 (January-February 1957)

This Showcase predates Jason and the Argonauts. I wonder if someone on the movie read it–the Challengers of the Unknown face a giant, Greek or Roman looking statue monster who’s out to destroy civilization. Jack Kirby’s visuals are imaginative, even if the art isn’t as polished as it could be. The issue opens with some […]