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Justice League’s Villains Came From the Wildest Experiment in Comic-Book History

“Y’know,” the late Jack Kirby told his assistant, Steve Sherman, “I’m competing against myself.” It was 1970, a little over three decades after Kirby stopped being Lower East Side street brawler Jacob Kurtzberg and became a professional writer-slash-artist under his percussive nom de plume. In that period, he had dreamt ... More »

Comic Nerd Wars

The title to this post is misleading – this is more like nerd v half-a-nerd.  On this morning’s show when the host confronted resident movie critic Sonny Bunch with my criticism of his lack of knowledge of Jack Kirby and comic art, Bunch...Show More Summary

New edition of the Jack Kirby Fourth World Omnibus is coming and it is 1,536 pages long!

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

After being cheated for many years at Marvel (where he created and/or wrote and drew Captain America, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, The Fantastic Four, The Silver Surfer, the Black Panther, Dr. Doom, and many other iconic characters)...Show More Summary

Review: Waititi's 'Thor: Ragnarok' is a Heavy Metal, Viking Adventure

Created by Stan Lee & Jack Kirby, Thor first appeared in 1962's comic Journey Into Mystery #83, a sci-fi anthology published by Marvel Comics. Based on the Norse deity of the same name, Thor is the God of Thunder and possesses Mjolnir, an enchanted hammer. Show More Summary

Eternity #1 Advanced Review

Everything in Eternity #1 is influenced by the late Jack Kirby, from the otherworldly art to the extravagance of the characters. The post Eternity #1 Advanced Review appeared first on Rogues Portal.

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

Steve Foxe on all the ways that the Legacy initiative at Marvel won't save Marvel. John Siuntres talks to Declan Shalvey. go, look: Evan Dorkin draws the great Jack Kirby character Karkas. Roger Langridge draws Superman and Lois Lane. ...Show More Summary

How Thor: Ragnarok’s Planet Sakaar is an Ode to Jack Kirby

Thor: Ragnarok's planet Sakaar will have very strong ties to the work of influential Marvel artist Jack Kirby. The post How Thor: Ragnarok’s Planet Sakaar is an Ode to Jack Kirby appeared first on CBR.

John Ostrander: Riding With The King

Last Monday was the 100th birthday of the King o’ Comics, Jack Kirby. The young’uns among you might not know the name (or maybe they do; I try not to be a fuddy-duddy most days) but Kirby was a force unparalleled in the comics medium. If you need a primer, Mike Gold wrote an excellent […]

How to Make the Perfect ‘Venom’ Movie – Hint, Make it Horror

The sharp, salivating teeth. The serpentine, Gene Simmons-esque tongue. The dark, hulking mass and perpetually angry, milky-white eyes. He might as well be H.R. Giger crossed with Jack Kirby. He is Venom. And now, Sony has announced a standalone film for one of the most beloved villains in Marvel Comics history. But after what we […]

See Paul Rudd’s New Ant-Man Suit – But Which Marvel Movie is it For?

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

A few days ago, in honor of Jack Kirby’s birthday, a photo from the set of Ant-Man and the Wasp gave us our first look at Evangeline Lilly suited up as the latter of those two titular Marvel superheroes. At that point, we had yet toShow More Summary

REVIEW: Darkseid Special Effortlessly Captures the Spirit of Kirby

Darkseid Special #1 by Mark Evanier, Scott Kolins and Dave McCaig is a real standout among DC's many tributes to Jack Kirby this year. The post REVIEW: Darkseid Special Effortlessly Captures the Spirit of Kirby appeared first on CBR...

Black Panther’s production designer talks bringing the nation of Wakanda to life

Marvel’s upcoming Black Panther film will mark the first solo outing for the character and the first live-action depiction of his home, Wakanda. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, Wakanda imagines an isolated African nation whose borders have never been penetrated by colonizers or conquerers—at least none who can… Read more...

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

Sean Gaffney on She And Her Cat. Rob Clough on Pope Hats #5. here's comics-interested author Glen David Gold on his experience reading Jack Kirby's The Demon as a kid. I wonder if that one wasn't even racked in my Indiana grocery stores, because I knew nothing about that character when he reappeared in Swamp Thing in the 1980s. I was a Mister Miracle fiend, too.

Iron Man Mark 1 Armor Concept Art is Insanely Detailed

Artist Ryan Meinerding shared concept art for the Mark 1 suit in honor of Iron Man co-creator Jack Kirby's 100th birthday. The post Iron Man Mark 1 Armor Concept Art is Insanely Detailed appeared first on CBR.

Kevin Feige Paid Tribute To Jack Kirby With New Thor: Ragnarok Logo

Legendary comic book artist Jack Kirby would have been celebrating his 100th birthday this year. Find out how Marvel Studios has plans to play proper tribute with the upcoming Thor: Ragnarok!

ICYMI: Taylor Swift And Ticketmaster Join Forces For Terrible Idea

Plus, the greatness of Jack Kirby, ultracompact guns in L.A., 'Game Of Thrones' is scoring big, and much more! [ more › ]

Was Darth Vader a Rip-Off of Jack Kirby's Doctor Doom?

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

In honor of Jack Kirby's 100th birthday, we look at the possibility that Darth Vader was actually a ripoff of his Marvel Comics villain Doctor Doom.

Evangeline Lilly Pays Tribute to Jack Kirby in Ant-Man and the Wasp Photo

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

The new look of the Wasp suit is noticeably different from what we saw in 2015's Ant-Man as Evangeline Lilly shows us while simultaneously paying tribute to Jack Kirby.

Things We Saw Today: Check Out This First Look at Evangeline Lilly in Costume as The Wasp

3 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Check out this first glimpse of Evangeline Lilly in costume, which she posted on Twitter in celebration of Jack Kirby's birthday, after the jump!

Evangeline Lilly celebrates Jack Kirby's birthday with Ant-Man And The Wasp pic

Today would’ve been the 100th birthday of legendary comic book creator Jack Kirby, and while he didn’t live to see so many of the creations that publishers refused to pay him for hit the big screen, some of the people involved in making movies about his creations are still setting time aside today to honor his work. … Read more...

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