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.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

40 YEARS AGO TODAY

Kirby's penciling speed is legendary. How many seconds would you guess that it took him to draw his 31st cover for 1977?

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

10 YEARS AGO TODAY

Marvel reminds Millennials of Kirby's Legacy
from MARVEL SPOTLIGHT: CAPTAIN AMERICA REMEMBERED (2007)

Monday, June 19, 2017

48 YEARS AGO TODAY

If you had been following Kirby's Marvel work for less than 5 years there was 25 pages of reprinted Kirby art in MARVEL SUPER-HEROES #22 that would be new to you. Either way the cover would be new to you...
 

Sunday, June 18, 2017

43 YEARS AGO TODAY

Was this issue of KAMANDI inspired by writer/artist/editor Kirby eating a bad California seafood dinner?

Saturday, June 17, 2017

42 YEARS AGO TODAY

1975 was a good year to be a Kirby enthusiast. The two 2 new Kirby-covered comics that you would find at the shops this week, like 19 of the 20 Kirby-covered comics already published that year, also contained Kirby interior art.