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The Comic Creators With Special Thanks In Netflix's Sandman, And Why
First, here are all the credits as listed for Special Thanks: Episode 1:  Paul Levitz, Joe Orlando, Jack Oleck, Nestor Redondo, Jack Sparling. Episode 2: Gardner F Fox, Bob Haney, Paul Levitz, Joe Orlando, Jack Oleck, Nestor Redondo, Jack Sparling, Alex Toth, Mike Sekowsky, Mark Hanerfeld, Bill Draut Episode 3:  Stephen Bissette, Mike Carey, Steve Dillon, Gardner F[...]
Separated at Birth? Sure-Fire Comics #4 by Jim Mooney vs Hulk #5 by Jack Kirby.
Fate's first-told origin in More Fun Comics #67 by over a year.  Robert Morgan was an American studying in Egypt who encountered an ancient Egyptian figure known as "The Old Man of the Pyramids", who taught him ancient arts and sciences, and gave him "the Amulet of Annihilation, the weapon of the forces of right." [...]
Champion Comics #10 (Harvey, 1940)
Joe Simon and Jack Kirby are among the most famous creative teams in American comic book history.  They are the legendary creators of comic book titles and characters like Captain America and Bucky, Newsboy Legion, Boy Commandos, Manhunter, Boys' Ranch, Fighting American, and numerous others.  Every team starts somewhere, and the earliest collaborations of these[...]
Justice Traps the Guilty #33 (Prize, 1951)
Aside from a bit of work in Prize Comics in 1940, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby began working in earnest with publisher Prize around late 1946, at first on established titles such as Headline Comics and Prize Comics among others, and eventually including series like Black Magic and the landmark series Young Romance After their[...]
The Eternals #1 CGC 9.8 At Auction, Today
The Eternals were created for Marvel Comics by Jack Kirby, in 1976 In the decades since, no one expected a movie, and while there were revivals over the year, characters joining the Avengers, getting reboots from Neil Gaiman and more, it was the movie that introduced these new gods to the whole world And put[...]
John Buscema, The Very First To Homage Jack Kirby's Fantastic Four #1
The John Buscema,Fantastic Four #126 cover that reprised the original Fantastic Four #1 cover by Fantastic Four co-creator Jack Kirby, and is also signed and inscribed by the comic book's writer, and Fantastic Four's other co-creator Stan Lee And while the FF #1 cover has been homaged, referenced and repeated so many times – this[...]
Jack Kirby Is Now The Source In The DC Comics Universe
You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. LITG: Jerry Michaels in the ten most-read stories, yesterday Jack Kirby Is Now The Source In The DC Universe Brie Larson Has Joined the Cast of Fast & Furious 10 Scoop: DC Will Bring Us John Stewart And The Emerald Knights in 2022 Doctor Who: Here's What's REALLY Wrong with[...]
Jack Kirby Is Now The Source In The DC Comics Universe
This week's Green Lantern #12, as well as teasing a future John Stewart And The Emerald Knights comic book to come from DC Comics, also gets deep within The Source. The New Gods #1 by Jack Kirby The Source was created by Jack Kirby for the Fourth World comics in 1970 in New Gods #1 It is[...]
Captain America Comics #1 (Marvel, 1941)
Captain America Comics #1 CGC 9.4 from the fabled Tom Reilly / San Francisco Pedigree has just sold for a record $3,120,000 in this afternoon's session of the current 2022 April 7 – 10 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction #7270 at Heritage Auctions.  The March 1941 cover-dated issue by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby[...]
Captain America #1 Has Bids Of Almost One-And-A-Half Million Dollars
Today, as part of Heritage Auctions' Platinum Session auctions, Captain America Comics #1 by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby from 1941, part of the San Francisco Pedigree collection, graded at CGC 9.4, is going under the hammer And from proxy bids alone, it already has almost two million dollars in bids It's the first appearance[...]
Fantastic Four #10 (Marvel, 1963) with Jack Kirby and Stan Lee on the cover.
Lee and Steve Ditko appeared in silhouette brainstorming about story ideas in a humorous short called "Something Fantastic" in Amazing Adult Fantasy #12 (1961).  Stan Goldberg and Lee put Jack Kirby in the middle of a humorous and memorable story in Millie the Model #107 (1962).  But the story in Fantastic Four #10 (1963) not[...]
Jack Kirby's Only Conan For Marvel, Original Artwork At Auction
Jack Kirby is not known for drawing Conan The Barbarian But he did draw Conan once for publication, the cover to Giant-Size Conan #5 back in 1975, the comic currently being revived at Marvel Comics And the original artwork for that cover is currently at auction from Heritage Auctions as part of their Premium collection[...]
Machine Man #1, Marvel 1978.
The character Machine Man was the result of a confluence of a number of events at Marvel during the later 1970s.  The company was launching a number of high-profile science fiction projects based on movies, it had acquired the license for Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey, and comic book industry legend Jack Kirby had just[...]
Ruby-Spears Jack Kirby Oversized Art Collection At Auction
A long-hidden trove of artwork by legendary comics artist Jack Kirby, creator of the Eternals and co-creator of Captain America, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, the Incredible Hulk, and countless other comic-book heroes, is about to be revealed for the first time ever as it starts to go to auction The Ruby-Spears Jack Kirby Art[...]
Mister Miracle Makes His Debut, Jack Kirby Classic On Auction Today
Mister Miracle will always be my personal favorite from Jack Kirby's New Gods, and it is criminal that more people are not more aware of these characters Man, I really wish that movie or show or whatever from Ava DuVernay would have happened I would give anything to see Mister Miracle on a big screen[...]