When Jack Kirby came to DC Comics, darkness followed after him. He arrived ready to build his own mythology, the interlocking Fourth World, a saga of gods locked in an eternal interplanetary war, with Earth caught in the middle.
And Kirby wasted no time introducing the villain of that saga, a gray-skinned god of evil named Darkseid. What Kirby didn't see coming was that he'd created such a great villain that he would grow larger than Kirby's saga and become perhaps the most important villain of the DC Universe.
August 28 marks the birth of comics legend Jack Kirby, and this year makes 99 years since the master of massive, mind-bending comic imagery arrived on this earth. As every … The post Celebrate Jack Kirby’s 99th Birthday With 99 Amaz...
DC's Chief Creative Officer talks the beginning of "Darkseid War," and how the event story ignited a love for Jack Kirby's Fourth World characters.
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