Tag Jack Kirby

Fantastic Four #12-21

We’ll start 2018 off with another segment of Jack Kirby/Stan Lee’s terrific run of Fantastic Four #1-67. Although I have always personally thought “peak time” for this run was #44-60, you can make a pretty good case for the ten-issue…

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Pencils with the King!

I have been working up for this, my last column of 2017 for the whole year. The idea came to mind as many do, completely by accident. Every once in awhile a Silver age page of Jack Kirby pencils makes its way…

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Kirby 100: My First Kirby

Jack Kirby would be celebrating his 100th birthday this year, today in fact, and as deserved it’s a comic book celebration. I started collecting comics in 1980 and lucked into finding a great back issue resource at a local flea…

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The Mighty Thor 145-152

Arcs & Runs #52. Our month-long celebration of Jack “King” Kirby’s 100th birthday continues in Arcs & Runs with a look at another one of Kirby’s long running characters the Mighty Thor. Thor has always been one of my favourite characters…

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Jack Kirby 100

August 28th would have been Jack Kirby’s 100th birthday. This column is not going to recap his story so much, as there are a ton of articles and celebrations from people that actually knew the man, I only had the pleasure of…

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Fantastic Four 25-30

Arcs & Runs #51. It’s time to take my semi-annual look at another segment of the landmark Kirby-Lee run on the Fantastic Four issues #1-67. We are on segment number five if you are counting (and I am). Early Fantastic…

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