Sunday, March 24, 2019

ON THE SPINNER RACKS 49 YEARS AGO TODAY

These 2 new Kirby covers brought his 1970 total up to 8
This one also had 6 pages of new Kirby art increasing his total to 133 pages.
This one had 29 pages of reprinted Kirby/Chic Stone art.
It was generous of Marvel to comission a new cover instead of reprinting this one.

Saturday, March 23, 2019

41 YEARS AGO TODAY

1978 was a good year to be a Kirby fan. The most recent Kirby-covered comic was the 6th for the year.
And every one of those also had 17 pages of Kirby words and art.

Friday, March 22, 2019

42 YEARS AGO TODAY

1977 was a good year to be a Kirby fan. The most recent Kirby-covered comic was the 18th for the year.
And like half of those it also had 17 pages of Kirby words and pictures bringing his page total for the year up to 170

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

IN YOUR LCS 33 YEARS AGO TODAY

WHO'S WHO #16 reminded fans of what made Kirby great.
The 5 pages of Kirby/Theakston art included a New Gods double-page spread featuring 24 characters and 29 headshots.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

78 YEARS AGO TODAY

Even though the cover to CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #3 was by Schomburg it had 46 pages of Kirby art. It lead off with a 17 page Kirby Red Skull story followed by 3 more Kirby-rendered tales.
These 2 were reprinted 25 years later in FANTASY MASTERPIECES #3.

Monday, March 18, 2019

73 YEARS AGO TODAY

Not only did this comic have Kirby's 7th cover for 1946. He also did the art for the 10 page story that it promotes.