The Art That Led To Frank Miller’s 300 – Aged Fifteen

Written and drawn in 1972. Only published in the APA zine Love in 1975. Frank Miller’s earliest work, as scanned in and uploaded by Comics-n-ERB on the Collector’s Society boards.

At the time Miller had been involved with comics fandom for seven months, his favourite comic was Daredevil and he liked the fact they make Luke Cage black. We also learn a lot, in distressing detail about the history of one of his thumbnails. And there are these visuals, which seem to point to the future of 300 rather vividly. Enjoy…

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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