Los puñetazos de Gil Kane

While we’re talking about Pepo, a very fine cartoonist in his own right, we might as well link to his gallery of Gil Kane’s iconic “Coming at ya!” punch drawings!
atom36p4 1968 Los puñetazos de Gil Kane

Atom GilKane 1968 Los puñetazos de Gil Kane


  1. Kane really knew human anatomy, but did tend to use a lot of similar poses.

    My least favourite was his ubiquitous “looking up someone’s nose” low angle. A head as drawn from below, fully detailing the inside of the nostrils. There was the straight-on low version and the three quarter angle variations.

  2. Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.


  1. […] Why So Low On the List? The relatively low Marvel production values and highly inconsistent inking – SweartoGod, issue # 17 is credited to “EVERYBODY!!!” – stop this from ranking up there with Blackmark or the Atom as the best of Kane’s work. And while the writing is BETTER than the DCCP run listed above it’s still a far cry from Shakespearean. […]

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