When Klaus Kinski died in 1991 I remember my first thought was - "He'll never play Galactus now". Kinski already looks like Kirby has drawn him and he just seemed so perfect to be the onscreen Galactus, his features, his intensity. I just always look at Klaus Kinski and think Galactus. Maybe it's just me.
As it turned out, the first time we got a Galactus story in the 2007 movie Fantastic Four : Rise of the Silver Surfer, too late for Klaus, so he was portrayed as a bit of cloud and a shadow. Great. Today I decided to redress the balance and took the Kirby pencils from this classic Jack Kirby splash page -
|Fantastic Four #75 page 4|
Found a nice image of Klaus in his prime-