“An epic for our times!” Such was Jack Kirby’s tag line for a bold new series called New Gods in 1971. The series remains one of the King’s crowning achievements of cosmic action. Here are a few of our favorite splash and double splash panels and a Jack Kirby self portrait.

Whoops — this one below seems to be from the Forever People. How did that sneak in here? Damn hippies! “A bizarre drop-out society” sounds awesome! Tune in, turn on, play with guitars and torches.