Wednesday, August 24, 2016

72 YEARS AGO TODAY

The 22nd Kirby covered ADVENTURE COMICS was available for purchase. It was the 3rd Kirby Cover Only issue.

Was it the inspiration for this cover 4 years later?

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

43 YEARS AGO TODAY

The 20th comic for 1973 to be Kirby covered and contain Kirby interior art and story went on sale.

Monday, August 22, 2016

38 YEARS AGO TODAY

Another historic New Comics' Day at your local shop...

Kirby's final FANTASTIC FOUR cover. Unfortunately only the cover was by him.
Kirby's penultimate issue of MACHINE MAN - cover and 17 pages of story and art by the King.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

73 YEARS AGO TODAY

The 16th consecutive Kirby covered ADVENTURE COMICS was available for purchase. 


Like the previous 15 issues it also had interior Kirby art.

Friday, August 19, 2016

41 YEARS AGO TODAY

Your weekly trip to your local Comic Shop would have rewarded you with 2 comics with new Kirby covers.

Unfortunately neither one had any interior Kirby art.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

55 YEARS AGO TODAY

Proto-Marvel was still transitioning from a multitude of diverse artists to Kirby and the favored few.
 Kirby's 20th TALES OF SUSPENSE cover. (Ditko inks)
Not only was there 13 Kirby story pages, there was also 6 pages by Steve Ditko and 5 by Paul Reinman.