Tuesday, January 24, 2017

34 YEARS AGO TODAY

If Phil Seuling hadn't created the direct market a decade earlier this Kirby creation might not ever have been published.

from SILVER STAR #2



Monday, January 23, 2017

Sunday, January 22, 2017

72 YEARS AGO TODAY

If your 1945 resolution was to support your favorite artist by purchasing all of his new work so far you would only have spent 10 cents.
Only the cover was by Kirby (and Simon).

Saturday, January 21, 2017

59 YEARS AGO TODAY

A comic was on sale that both CGC and Greg Theakston agree had a Kirby cover.
 
But do they agree that it is a swipe?

Friday, January 20, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

58 YEARS AGO TODAY

Since the beginning of 1959 three comics had already shipped with Kirby/Rule covers. Two comics had shipped with Kirby/Rule interior pages.
This is the only comic that had both.


Wednesday, January 18, 2017

40 YEARS AGO TODAY

Marvel shipped their 7th Kirby-covered comic for 1977.
Like four of the first six, it was Kirby-covered only.