Memorabilia By Sergio Ponchione Fantagraphics Books Italian cartoonist Ponchione has concocted a unique hybrid designed to highlight his own creative strengths while honoring those who have influenced him. Less a story than a meditation, Ponchione chronicles snatches of his working life that involve creating short comics about the comics legends that mean the most to […]
James Romberger and Jim Woodring in conversation – plus a Comic Arts Brooklyn report.
A mystery photo has emegred with a scene we’ve all longed to see for years.
There have been a number of Kirby projects this year, but here’s one that’s a little more unique. Amigos Comics is issuing a full color reprint of the Jack Kirby/Wally Wood (and the unrelated Wood brothers) comic strip, Sky Masters of the Space Force. For being produced by the Kirby/Wood team, this strip hasn’t had a lot […]
§ 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 […]
As we mentioned earlier today, as e celebrate the 100th birthday of Jack “King” Kirby, he was a master of all comics genres. From helping invent superheroes with Captain America, to romance with the groundbreaking Young Romance to “kids teams” with Newsboy Legion and Boys Ranch, to comics as literature with Marvel and DC, […]
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, […]
t’s Jack Kirby’s 100th birthday today, and this should be a national holiday, but sadly people just aren’t hip enough for Kirby Day yet. If you’re in New York, there is a pop up Museum downtown, sort of nearish where Kirby was born, and I’ll be making a visit there later today.
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 year, on August the twenty-eighth, comic legend Jack Kirby would have celebrated his one-hundredth birthday. For family and friends, not a day passes that they don’t think of the icon, to whom he was not Jack Kirby or Mr. Kirby, but simply Jack. To Mark Evanier, long-time friend and Jack Kirby historian, these conventions […]