Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The Medusa Effect...on Models, Movie Stars, and Musicals!

There's no doubt that Medusa's long beautiful shining gleaming streaming down-to-there hair was a major influence in the swingin' sixties look. Don't believe me? Just take a look at just a few of the pop culture icons who followed our Ms. Medusa's lead.

Medusa pin-up Kirby
The Marvelous Magnificent Medusa from Fantastic Four Annual #5 (1967), by Jack "King" Kirby, natch!

Life magazine 1968
Veruschka, top model; appeared in Antonioni's Blow-Up
Jean Shrimpton model
Another icon from the '60s: model Jean Shrimpton

Raquel Welch
Raquel displays her best assets--her tresses ;)
'Nuff said ;)

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1 comment:

Fred W. Hill said...

As a young lad in the early '70s, I was certainly entranced by the lady of the lively, long red tresses and whether coincidental or not, as typically depicted by Kirby, Romita, J. Buscema, et. al., Medusa did bear a striking resemblance to Raquel Welch, only, of course, with much longer and redder hair.

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