Today is what would have been Jack Kirby's 95th birthday, and our tributes to the creator of such comics as New Gods, Fantastic Four, Avengers and X-Men have dealt explicitly with his fascination with the beyond. David Brothers took a close look at the cosmology o
Today is what would have been Jack Kirby's 95th birthday, and our tributes to the creator of such comics as New Gods, Fantastic Four, Avengers and X-Men have dealt explicitly with his preoccupation with the beyond. David Brothers took a
You hear it all the time: "Jack Kirby is the King of Comics." "Jack 'King' Kirby." "Marvel's House of Ideas is The House That Jack Built." Most people, comics critics and the like, usually leave it there
Over a lifetime of reading comics, Senior Writer Chris Sims has developed an inexhaustible arsenal of facts and opinions. That's why each and every week, we turn to you, to put his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!
Q: Why do you consider Jimmy Olsen one of the best characters in comics history? That might have sounded kind of derisive or snarky, but I'm genuinely curious to hear your take on the character. -- @jameymcdermott
GIFs: Join us in being completely hypnotized by Shmorky's morphing Scott Pilgrim.
Movies: Disney may be working on a cinematic The Rocketeer reboot...
Art: Apparently, Jack Kirby ghosted the comic strip Davy Crockett, Frontiersman and it was reprinted in France.
Magazines: The new cover(s)
Fundraising: Jillian Kirby, the 16-year-old granddaughter of Jack Kirby, announces Kirby4Heroes, a fundraising effort for the Hero Initiative, in honor of The King of Comics' August 28 birthday at Hero Complex.
TV: NBC is developing a live action adaptation of Adam Beechen and Manny Bello's
There are a lot of great team-up stories out there, but in his 22-minute short film The King and the Worst, director David Galan Galindo has brought us one of the most unexpected and awesome pairings of all time: Jack Kirby and Ed Wood, plucked from World War II to battle against a pair of evil sorcerers in a nightmarish dimension that looks an awful lot like someone's house. And as though that wasn't enough of a crossover
Creators: After more than three decades, The Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening has ended his syndicated comic strip, Life In Hell.
Industry: Want an insight into just what comic editors do? Dark Horse's Jim Gibbons provides some insights.
Toys: If you're bummed that you didn't catch one of NECA's 5,000 standard