Jack Kirby once designed costumes for a college Shakespeare play

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This story begins in 1969, when director/UC Santa Cruz staffer Sheldon Feldner wrote to Marvel Comics asking if an artist would be willing to draft costumes for the college’s performance of Julius Caesar.

via Jack Kirby — the co-creator of Thor and the X-Men — once designed costumes for a college Shakespeare play.

Love it. Such a great mix between the old and the new. Definitely gives you a taste of where Kirby would head a couple of years later with his designs for The New Gods and, later, The Eternals.

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