Originally Posted By: Allen Montgomery
I was going to mention that comics pros from the 1970's and earlier weren't the rotund pigs we've seen from the 80's and forward, but then I realized that was probably because they couldn't afford food.

The Golden Age comics guys all lived around New York City, where the publishers were, so they spent a lot of time walking.

And also, yes, some of them were probably starving.

Jack Kirby was skinny so that Joe Quesada wouldn't have to be.