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The K-Metal from Krypton

K-Metal from Krypton - Page 12: Lucky Day [Boring & Komisarow]
1940 artwork  -  completed page
Story by Jerry Siegel, 1940.  Page-by-page art credits.

After seeing both Angel's version of page 12 and then the original Shuster Studio version, I was struck by the similarities but also by the differences. I decided to attempt to capture the best of each version by combining the two.  I felt that Angel's portrayal of the tramp was more consistent with the humor and action described in Jerry Siegel's script; but I wanted to keep the original artwork—especially the original Superman and Clark Kent.  I created the combined page shown above in an effort to explain to the others in the project the sort of layout that I had in mind.  Beginning with the 1940 artwork, I kept the pile of Clark's clothing, but inserted Angel's version of the first two panels.  The third panel here is a mirror image of the original in order to improve the flow of the action.  The red pencils across the middle tier are to illustrate that the missing section of artwork would need to be redrawn.  The tramp's face in the fourth panel has been redrawn by Angel in order to match his tramp in the first two panels.  In panel 6, I replaced the running Shuster Studio tramp with one of Angel's versions: As with panels 1 and 2, I felt that the pose Angel had chosen for the character was more true to the script.

Artwork for this page by Wayne Boring, Don Komisarow, and Angel Criado; digital mash-up by Great Rao

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