Tuesday, July 16, 2019

72 YEARS AGO TODAY

AN ERA IS BORN 
Kirby did the covers for the next 11 issues of YOUNG ROMANCE and also provided interior art for all of those issues.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

56 YEARS AGO TODAY

Triptych Zero
After 23 years of honing his craft the King opens a comic with a full page panel followed by a double-page spread for the first time.  The historic FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #1 wasn't reprinted until 7 years later, the same month Kirby left Marvel for the second time.

Monday, July 1, 2019

68 YEARS AGO TODAY

BLACK MAGIC volume 2 #1 was in the shops with 8 pages of Jack Kirby art inspired by the same legend as this Albert Pinkham Ryder painting from a half century earlier.

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