1969 Marvelmania posters: the original by Jack Kirby, the reworking by Herb Trimpe. The story goes that Kirby’s original submission was rejected, without payment; the piece was then given to Herb Trimpe to trace over.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, it was soon after this that Kirby left Marvel for DC.

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    Where, sadly, more or less the exact same thing happened with Kirby’s Superman.
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