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The page has Chris Rule's name written on the upper right corner. And it doesn't look like Ayers. Note for example the man's clothing in panel three.
Definitely not Ayers. This is the inker generally identified as George Klein (IMO correctly).
One thing I notice is the one page here at WHAT IF which is identified as being inked by Klein, ST #91 page 4, shows Klein using a pen for major portions of his background work.
The JIM #72 page 14 is all brush.
It isn't 100% brush. The page is generally more organic anyway. Can't see any difference overall.
(More organic that the one linked to, that is.)
Changed to Klein. Thanks for a good catch!
Are Christopher Rule and George Klein the same guy? As Pat observed it does say Chris Rule on the upper right corner of the page.
Chris Rule used to be identified as the FF #1-2 inker. Which is this guy here, I think very obviously. So it appears that someone taking that to be correct has written his name on the original. Could've been written 20 years ago. The Klein theory only took off at the end of the '90s.
Some Brodsky pages were just sold on Heritage attributed to Klein. What a tangled web.
...we can assume that Chris Rule didn't write his own name on this page?