§ Nice Art: More Jack Kirby! His later in life “Street Code” an autobiographical piece, is little known but reprinted in Mark Evanier’s Kirby — King of Comics. Matthias Wivel looks at it for TCJ: It ends abruptly with a sharply brooding self-portrait of the artist as a young man. He stares directly at the […]
§ Nice Art: We’re still celebrating Jack Kirby here so more Jack Kirby, this time his drawings of God, some of the very few pieces of his own art that he kept on display in his home. A complicated guy, that Kirby. § As you doubtless have either heard or strongly suspected, when Secret Empire […]
By Mark Peters Jack Kirby—who would have turned 100 this month, if he and we were luckier—is best known for his corporate creations, which are omnipresent in pop culture. As co-creator of the Marvel Universe, Kirby launched the heroes and villains currently taking over the world via the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Captain America, the Avengers, […]
Hey, did you know this Monday would have been Jack Kirby’s 100th birthday? I hope so! Recently, I had the realization that a number of people I’m close to had read very little of the work from the King of Comics. Keep in mind, I’m 34, and most of my pals are a wee-bit younger, with varying levels of […]
The Kirby celebration continues, this time with a rare adventure starring the Golden Age vigilante, Manhunter
A nuclear bomb kicks off this new series about our favorite rhyming demon.
Alex Lu looks at the first proper issue of Rebirth’s first major event as well as THE SANDMAN OVERSIZE SPECIAL!
Looking for something fun, free, and nerdy to do with your Saturday? Dust off your sketchbook & register for free tickets to Dare2Draw’s celebration of Kirby and Eisner at the Art Students League.
§ This page of “unfinished” Jack Kirby art from Simon & Kirby’s Stuntman has been making the rounds and why not…it’s a master class in everything. Stripped of the heavy black inks we’re most familiar with in Kirby’s published art, the pure composition, action and grace comes to the fore. The page reminds me of […]
Recovering from SDCC and LA hallucinations, Alex Lu takes a journey to New Genesis to review this week’s DC Comics!