Friday, August 28, 2015

Happy Jack Kirby Day!

Jack Kirby, co-creator of the Marvel Universe, would've been 98 today.

Here's a relatively random, but still awesome, selection of his work through the years.



























Jack and his wife Roz
 

New Music Friday: Jimi Hendrix; Van Morrison; Yo La Tengo; The Faces; Disney Legacy soundtracks, more

Click the links to order discounted CDs, vinyl and downloads from Amazon.







Pop Culture Roundup: Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Alex Shomburg, Ray Bradbury; Jose Garcia-Lopez

Comic Book Resources shares images of some of the Jack Kirby artwork being featured in a new exhibit at California State University Northridge.




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Slay, Monstrobot spotlights Steve Ditko's work on early issues of Marvel's Incredible Hulk.


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The Golden Age highlights the paperback cover art of Alex Shomburg.


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Check out Ray Bradbury's FBI file.


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Back in the early 1980s, comics artist extraordinaire Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez was assigned to create a style guide for DC Comics that essentially showed other artists how to draw the various characters, the colors of their costumes, etc.

Now you can see the whole thing via a Garcia-Lopez fan page on Facebook.