Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

57 YEARS AGO TODAY

Future movie star Groot makes his debut in a 7 page, 31 panel story.
Cover by Kirby and Ditko. Story art by Kirby and Ayers.
But wait - there is also a 6 pager by the dream art team of Kirby/Ditko

Monday, June 26, 2017

75 YEARS AGO TODAY

Kirby's 17th cover for 1942 went on display.
It was his 5th (consecutive) cover for ADVENTURE.
It was his 42nd published cover.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

76 YEARS AGO TODAY

A complete Timely/Atlas (Marvel) collection would consist of 46 comics. With the newest issue of CAPTAIN AMERICA seven  would be Kirby covered.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

42 YEARS AGO TODAY

Kirby's 23rd cover for 1975 hit the shops.
Like all but 2 of those comics 1ST ISSUE SPECIAL #6 also had Kirby interior art.



Friday, June 23, 2017

59 YEARS AGO TODAY

Kirby's 9th cover for 1958 went on sale.
A third of them were for CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

45 YEARS AGO TODAY

Like the first issue of NEW GODS the first issue of DEMON begins with the destruction of an existing mythology.