Friday, December 30, 2016

Why it is impossible to get an accurate lifetime page count of Kirby's art.

Mort Meskin working on a Crestwood studios page. Jack Kirby drew the top right panel and Meskin the bottom center one. Mort Meskin was one of the most influential comic artists of the 20th century. Meskin is the common influence on Steve Ditko and Joe Kubert's style.
    Mort's son Peter maintains the site that this photo is from: It has checklists, rare artwork, family photos and more. 

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Examples of superstar artists of the 'Nineties collaborating on Kirby's last story.

Here are half of the pages Danny Miki inked for PHANTOM FORCE #1 
and one third of the pages that Erik Larsen inked. 

Sunday, December 25, 2016


Words by Stan Lee 
Art by Nick Dragotta

Saturday, December 24, 2016

A Kirby constant in his Sixties work was the frequent use of full-page close-ups.

The seventies reprinting of Captain America's origin from CAPTAIN AMERICA #109 in MARVEL SUPER ACTION #11 edited out this one...