|Cover art by Joe Kubert|
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Decent Comics: "Ivan" by Kirby and Royer
What's up, Groove-ophiles! In Our Fighting Forces #160's (July 1975) "Ivan" by Jack Kirby and Mike Royer, we're given two of the most vile and frightening characters in the King's entire run on the Losers: Ivan and his mother. A pair of Russian Nazi sympathizers living like vultures by toying with the lives of those hunted by the Nazis, Ivan and his mother are a reminder that the lowest form of humanity can come in any form. Naturally, this being a Kirby (and Comics Code approved) mag, they get theirs in the end...
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