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WC12: Tribute to the Legends: Kirby, Simon, Robinson, and Eisner

WC12: Tribute to the Legends: Kirby, Simon, Robinson, and Eisner

Comics historian Mark Evanier led a WonderCon panel dedicated to remembering and sharing anecdotes of Golden Age legends Jack Kirby, Will Eisner, Jerry Robinson and Joe Simon.

UPDATE: DC Releases Jim Lee, Ivan Reis' Covers for

UPDATE: DC Releases Jim Lee, Ivan Reis' Covers for "Justice League" #6

With the final chapter of Geoff Johns and Jim Lee's first arc hitting stores next week, DC Comics has revealed Lee's cover for "Justice League" #6, featuring a seemingly victorious Darkseid, and Ivan Reis' variant.

When Words Collide - 2/13/2012

When Words Collide - 2/13/2012

Tim concludes his conversation with Tom Scioli as they wrap up the New Gods chat and turn their attention toward Scioli's new "American Barbarian" from AdHouse book and his final two issues of "GODLAND."

Comics A.M. - James Sturm on Why He's Boycotting

Comics A.M. - James Sturm on Why He's Boycotting "The Avengers"

James Sturm boycotting "The Avengers" movie over Jack Kirby's "raw deal"! Michael Chabon on Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's falling out! Jimmy Gownley on taking a break from "Amelia Rules"! Plus much more!

When Words Collide - 2/6/2012

When Words Collide - 2/6/2012

Tim begins a two-part conversation with artist Tom Scioli, discussing formative Masters of the Universe comics, astonishing Jack Kirby tales and the aesthetic origin of the "American Barbarian" creator.

PRESS RELEASE: Titan Books Announces Simon & Kirby Sci-Fi & Horror Titles

R.I.P. Comics Legend, Captain America Co-Creator  Joe Simon

R.I.P. Comics Legend, Captain America Co-Creator Joe Simon

CBR News has learned that Joe Simon, co-creator of Captain America and a wealth of other characters, comics and genres, has died leaving behind a legacy as a writer, artist, editor and historian from his 98 years. [UPDATED]

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: Andy Kubert's

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: Andy Kubert's "Justice League" Variant

DC Comics has provided CBR with the exclusive debut of Andy Kubert's variant cover for "Justice League" #4, Kubert's first published work since "Flashpoint" concluded in August.

Rodi Summons

Rodi Summons "Kirby: Genesis - Dragonsbane"

Writer Robert Rodi spoke with CBR News about the latest tie-in series to Dynamite's "Kirby: Genesis" universe that explores the mythological figures of the world and teases a new project.

Mike Allred Celebrates 20 Years of a Mad, Mad, Madman World

Mike Allred Celebrates 20 Years of a Mad, Mad, Madman World

Creator Mike Allred scares up an all-star cast of talent to help celebrate two decades of his most famous creation in the "Madman: 20th Anniversary Monster" hardcover. Plus, an exclusive look at Allred's story!

PRESS RELEASE: Bluwater Announces Kirby Bio-Comic

Jim Lee's Darkseid Is Unveiled

Jim Lee's Darkseid Is Unveiled

DC Comics has released the first look at Jim Lee's redesign of Darkseid, the first major villain of Lee and Geoff Johns' New 52 flagship title, "Justice League."

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Spider-Man, Kirby & Alan Davis

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Spider-Man, Kirby & Alan Davis

In this week's Comic Book Legends Revealed, marvel at the great Spider-Man/Chameleon Boy feud of 1966! Plus, legends about Jack Kirby and Alan Davis!

CBR TV @ CCI: Mark Evanier and the Zen of Comic-Con

CBR TV @ CCI: Mark Evanier and the Zen of Comic-Con

Comics historian and Groo co-creator and writer Mark Evanier spoke with CBR TV about the history of Comic-Con, the long-gestating Groo/Conan comic, Jack Kirby's vision for CCI and much more.

Jai Nitz Rediscovers Kirby's

Jai Nitz Rediscovers Kirby's "Silver Star"

Writer Jai Nitz spoke with CBR News about his "Kirby: Genesis" tie-in book, "Silver Star," his take on the classic Jack Kirby character and how it all fits together to tell one cohesive story.

Gates Revives

Gates Revives "Captain Victory"

Spinning out of Dynamite's "Kirby: Genesis," writer Sterling Gates explores Jack Kirby's Pacific Comics character Captain Victory and his crew in a new series.

PRESS RELEASE: Dynamite Announces Jack Kirby's "Silver Star"

Comics A.M. - Kirby Heirs Appeal Marvel Ruling; Steve Geppi Sued Over Art Deal

Comics A.M. - Kirby Heirs Appeal Marvel Ruling; Steve Geppi Sued Over Art Deal

Kirby family appeals copyright decision! Estate of Bob Montana sues Steve Geppi over $1 million art deal! Wizard World scales back convention roster! Jim Hanley's Universe re-opens Staten Island store! Plus more!

CBR TV @ CCI: Allred on Madman, Rocketeer, Jack Kirby & More

CBR TV @ CCI: Allred on Madman, Rocketeer, Jack Kirby & More

Mike Allred spoke with CBR TV about his plans for Madman's twentieth anniversary, his interest in continuing to tell the story of the Rocketeer, getting a Madman pin-up from Jack Kirby and much more.

Comics A.M. - Why the New Spider-Man Matters; a Look at 'Work for Hire'

Comics A.M. - Why the New Spider-Man Matters; a Look at 'Work for Hire'

The significance of the biracial Ultimate Spider-Man! Kirby vs. Marvel and "work for hire"! Jim Shooter writes more about Steve Gerber! Papercutz predicts huge numbers for "Ninjago" graphic novel! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Details on DC's Aug. 31 Midnight Releases

Comics A.M. - Details on DC's Aug. 31 Midnight Releases

DC kicks off relaunch with midnight releases! Analysis of the Kirby copyright ruling! Jim Shooter recalls Steve Gerber! Grant Morrison pushes for publishers to allow creators to "go crazy"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Kirby Family Lawyer Vows to Appeal Copyright Ruling

Comics A.M. - Kirby Family Lawyer Vows to Appeal Copyright Ruling

Attorney for Jack Kirby's heirs says he'll appeal judge's decision! Neil Gaiman and Grant Morrison talks "Supergods," "The Sandman" and more! Jay Stephens and Bob Weber Jr. end "Oh, Brother!" strip! Plus much more!

Marvel Wins Copyrights Over Kirby Heirs

Marvel Wins Copyrights Over Kirby Heirs

In a summary judgment, New York federal judge Colleen McMahon denied that any copyrights to the Marvel Universe of characters every belonged to Jack Kirby as the work he did in the 1960s was firmly work for hire.

FIRST LOOK:

FIRST LOOK: "Kirby: Genesis" #5

Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR News with an exclusive look at Alex Ross' cover for the Kurt Busiek-scripted "Kirby: Genesis" #5, in stores this October.

Joe Simon Looks At

Joe Simon Looks At "My Life in Comics"

The legendary co-creator of Captain America Joe Simon spoke with CBR News about his new memoir "My Life in Comics," the influence of Damon Runyon on his work, working with Kirby and smoking a good cigar.

DiDio & Giffen Transform

DiDio & Giffen Transform "OMAC"

DC Comics Co-Publisher Dan DiDio and writer/artist Keith Giffen discuss their new "OMAC" series, Jack Kirby's influence and bringing action and surprise back to comics. Plus, exclusive art!

Shelf Life - 6/16/2011

Shelf Life - 6/16/2011

Ron Marz asks - and answers - the age-old comics question regarding the importance of story and art, using Gibbons, Williiams and Kirby to prove that the two should work hand in hand.

EXCL. PREVIEW:

EXCL. PREVIEW: "Kirby: Genesis" #1

Courtesy of Dynamite Entertainment, CBR presents a preview of "Kirby Genesis" #1 by Kurt Busiek, Alex Ross and Jack Herbert. Jack Kirby's creations are re-imagined starting June 15, 2011.

Cornell Summons

Cornell Summons "Demon Knights"

Etrigan rises again in "Demon Knights," a new ongoing series by Paul Cornell and Diogenes Neves, part of DC Comics’ September relaunch. CBR News spoke with Cornell about the Medieval DCU series.

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Kirby, McCartney, Eisner & More

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Kirby, McCartney, Eisner & More

Titans collide as Jack "King" Kirby meets with Paul McCartney! What's the truth behind Will Eisner's testimony in the Wonderman copyright case and does Green Arrow have superpowers?

EXCL. PREVIEW:

EXCL. PREVIEW: "Fighting American"

To celebrate the release of their 200-page "Fighting American" collection, Titan Books has given CBR an exclusive and complete 8-page story by FA creators, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby.

Kurt Busiek On Launching

Kurt Busiek On Launching "Kirby: Genesis"

With the recent #0 issue launching Dynamite's new Jack Kirby character universe, the writer behind "Kirby: Genesis" explains how he and Alex Ross turned the real life work of the King of Comics into cosmic fiction.

Comic Book Legends Revealed! Kirby, Zappa, Larsen & More!

Comic Book Legends Revealed! Kirby, Zappa, Larsen & More!

The strange connection between Jack Kirby and...Frank Zappa! Plus, who is the mysterious fellow who keeps showing up in Erik Larsen's comics and what is the mystery of the Wild World of Batwoman?

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Kirby: Genesis" #0

Dynamite has provided CBR with an exclusive, extended preview of "Kirby: Genesis" #0. Written by Kurt Busiek with art by Alex Ross and Jackson Herbert & based on Jack Kirby's concepts, the issue hits May 25.

Alex Ross On Reinventing Kirby For

Alex Ross On Reinventing Kirby For "Genesis"

The superstar painter opens up his sketchbook for a first look at the designs based on the King of Comics lost heroes for Dynamite's "Kirby Genesis," the forthcoming Kurt Busiek/Alex Ross epic.

Depositions Reveal Glimpse of Kirby/Marvel Copyright Lawsuit

Depositions Reveal Glimpse of Kirby/Marvel Copyright Lawsuit

CBR examines depositions from the Jack Kirby/Marvel Comics copyright lawsuit to figure out what they reveal about the strategies of both parties and the state of the Kirby family's claim.

Comic Book Legends Revealed! #300, Part 3

Comic Book Legends Revealed! #300, Part 3

In the conclusion to our three-day 300th CBLR celebration, we look at how Alan Moore inadvertently yet dramatically changed the world of the X-Men forever! Plus, legends about Frank Quitely and Jack "The King" Kirby!

Busiek And Ross Plot

Busiek And Ross Plot "Kirby: Genesis"

CBR News takes readers inside the story summit behind Dynamite Entertainment's gathering of Jack Kirby's creator-owned characters in one epic by Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross with an exclusive first look at the #0 issue.

Kidd Marvels at the World's Mightiest Mortal

Kidd Marvels at the World's Mightiest Mortal

Chip Kidd spoke with us about what fans of the Marvel family will discover inside "Shazam!: The Golden Age of the World's Mightiest Mortal," shared hints about his upcoming "Batman" graphic novel and more.

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Learn about an unpublished X-Men related mini-series from the late 1980s! Also, did DC try to have Steve "The Dude" Rude re-draw Jack "The King" Kirby? Finally, who or what is Diego Valor? Read on to find out!

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