One of the greatest double page spread splash panels of all time, by one of the greatest comics partnerships of all time, Simon and Kirby:
Joe Simon & Jack Kirby — Stuntman — 1946
It's amazing how the 'new and improved', 'stream-lined' blogger interface won't allow me to post an image 'big' size, like I've been doing for 4 years now, without cutting off an edge in the main viewer. If you click on the image though, you'll see it larger, without any cutting off shenanigans.
When somebody goes to improve something, they usually don't.—me