Joe Kubert's Layouts for Franc Reyes!
Reader, have you ever wondered how an artist draws a comic book from someone else's layouts? Today on DIAL B for BLOG, we present a rare chance to see how it's done, as we examine JOE KUBERT'S layouts for FRANC REYES for Tarzan #239, July 1975 (cover by Joe Kubert pictured right), featuring "Drums Of Death."
First we'll show Kubert's layouts, done in pencil on the back of a DC note pad (the reversed "NEW FROM DC COMICS" letterhead is clearly visible on most of Joe's layout pages), then we'll show the finished art, by Franc Reyes. We'll start with this double-spread from pages 2-3: