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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Learn about an unpublished X-Men related mini-series from the late 1980s!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!

NYCC: Golden/Silver Age Living Legends

NYCC: Golden/Silver Age Living Legends

Golden and Silver Age creators John Romita Sr., Jerry Robinson and Al Jaffee talk about their years in the comic book industry and the mentors and peers they have worked with at the New York Comic Con.

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Free "Simon & Kirby Superheroes"

Courtesy of Titan Books, CBR presents two classic tales from the pens of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby: commie-smashing adventures of Lancelot Strong and a long lost tale of Stuntman from the new collection hitting stores today.

PRESS RELEASE: 10c Comic Book Brings $657,250 at Heritage Comics Auction

CCI: Dynamite Entertainment Explodes

CCI: Dynamite Entertainment Explodes

Dynamite Publisher Nick Barrucci and editor Joseph Rybandt held court at the San Diego Convention Center to discuss titles new and old as well as the future of Dynamite Entertainment.

PRESS RELEASE: "Detective" #27 to Bring $400,000 in Heritage Auction

PRESS RELEASE: Television Icons Appear Together in Exclusive Comic-Con Panel Saturday 7/24

Ross Recruits Busiek For

Ross Recruits Busiek For "Kirby: Genesis"

At the fore of Dynamite Entertainment's relaunch of Jack Kirby's personal projects will be the team that helped redefine Marvel Comics history in the '90s - Alex Ross and Kurt Busiek. Ross gave us the early details.

Dynamite Teases New Kirby-themed Project

Dynamite Teases New Kirby-themed Project

Dynamite has released an Alex Ross painted teaser image featuring a number of Jack Kirby inspired images masked by letter spelling out Kirby's last name, accompanied by the statement "Genesis is coming!"

Disney Joins Marvel in Kirby Copyright Battle

Disney Joins Marvel in Kirby Copyright Battle

The Walt Disney Co. has joined the legal battle over many of Marvel's best-known characters, filing a memo supporting the publisher's efforts to dismiss copyright claims by the heirs of Jack Kirby. ROBOT 6 has the details.

Comic Book Legends Revealed

Comic Book Legends Revealed

What artist worked his editor into dozens of comic stories? Did Sergio Aragones take matters into his own hands with his "Mad" margin drawings? And how did Jack Kirby's Manhunter go from a new character to a revamp?

When Words Collide - 4/19/2010

When Words Collide - 4/19/2010

Tim reflects on the tale of two conventions, one in New York, one in Boston, and doesn't mention C2E2 at all - okay, maybe a little. He also notices a growing trend and finds yet another reason to talk about Jack Kirby.

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Addendum!

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Addendum!

Following up yesterday's CBLR - did you know what Jack Kirby wanted to call the Black Panther originally? Find out, along with seeing a drawing by Kirby from over 40 years ago showing T'Challa's original costume - it's a doozy!

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

It's All King Kirby Week! Learn how Marvel changed Kirby's original Black Panther design! See what appearance by the King himself was edited out of a comic! And did Spidey get a black costume to keep Kirby from suing Marvel?

Kick-Ass, Green Lantern, Iron Man 2: April 16th Comic Reel

Kick-Ass, Green Lantern, Iron Man 2: April 16th Comic Reel

The last "Kick-Ass" press round up as the reviews come in! "Green Lantern" set photos, "Iron Man 2" prop auction at C2E2, trouble for "Jonah Hex" score, "Crossed" to be a film, and more.

Krofft & Ruby-Spears: Reviving Lost Kirby

Krofft & Ruby-Spears: Reviving Lost Kirby

The legendary children's television producers are on a mission to revive concepts created by the King of Comics - Marty Krofft & Jack Spears opened up about their plans with an exclusive look at unseen Kirby art.

Kick-Ass, Green Lantern, Iron Man 2: Apr 13th Comic Reel

Kick-Ass, Green Lantern, Iron Man 2: Apr 13th Comic Reel

More "Kick-Ass" press than you can shake a stick at! Geoff Johns confirms CGI suit? "Iron Man 2" interactive trailer! Also, Jack Kirby creations coming to the screen and more.

When Words Collide - 4/12/2010

When Words Collide - 4/12/2010

This week, Tim looks at a tale of two titanic talents, as a post-Sin City Frank Miller once took on the New Gods' origin story of Orion, Darkseid's son, giving the world his version of Jack Kirby.

Permanent Damage - 9/30/2009

Permanent Damage - 9/30/2009

This week: searching for good comics art, and what that even means; the new wrinkle in health care reform, and why it'll make you sick; assessing the fall TV season; plus APE, Ellroy and gobs of other notes, and the Comics Cover Challenge

Unpacking The Kirby Reclamation Case

Unpacking The Kirby Reclamation Case

Comic book legal expert Michael Lovitz reveals the issues surrounding the heirs of Jack Kirby's attempt to reclaim Marvel characters, from who created what to why it's different than the Siegel & Schuster suit over Superman.

Permanent Damage - 9/23/2009

Permanent Damage - 9/23/2009

This week: the revenge of Jack Kirby, and why bad business practices of the '60s could make Marvel and Dsiney's lives interesting; mail; plus Massachusetts break-ins, lots of other notes and a new Comics Cover Challenge

Pipeline - 9/22/2009

Pipeline - 9/22/2009

Augie takes a look at 'Modern Masters: Chris Sprouse' and learns a lot about its subject. Plus, thoughts on The Kirby Estate's suit against Marvel, the most gratuitous Obama cameo yet, which publisher will sell out next, and more!

CCI: Kirby Lives In San Diego!

CCI: Kirby Lives In San Diego!

A new universe of superhero books based on Jack Kirby's creator-owned work lands at Dynamite to solidify Kirby's title as the "King." CBR has all the latest details on the Kirbyverse.

Editing the Best of Simon & Kirby

Editing the Best of Simon & Kirby

Industry veteran Steve Saffel talks to CBR about editing the legendary Joe Simon and assembling a new collection of one of comic’s greatest teams, "The Best of Simon & Kirby," now out from Titan Books.

Jack Kirby is Brave & Bold!

Jack Kirby is Brave & Bold!

Courtesy of Cartoon Network, CBR brings you advance looks at "The Last Bat on Earth," the next episode of "Batman: The Brave & the Bold" guest-starring Jack Kirby's Mister Miracle, Big Barda and Kamandi.

PREVIEW: The Best of Simon & Kirby

PREVIEW: The Best of Simon & Kirby

Courtesy of Titan Books, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "The Best of Simon and Kirby," with an introduction by the book's editor, Stephen Saffel. "TBoS&K" is on sale everywhere, May 12.

PRESS RELEASE: Official Simon and Kirby Library Launches in 2009

Pop! - 3/18/2009

Pop! - 3/18/2009

Guest-writing this latest edition of POP! is veteran comics artist Tom McWeeney, who makes a case for why Herb Trimpe is the definitive Hulk artist, with a close examination of the illustrator's work on Marvel's Green Goliath.

PRESS RELEASE: Marvel's 70th Anniversary begins in January 2009

CCI: The Jack Kirby Tribute Panel

CCI: The Jack Kirby Tribute Panel

Mark Evanier convened the annual Jack Kirby Panel last month at Comic-Con International with a host of comics greats sharing stories from the past and word of new collected editions & a documentary to come.

CCI '08: Sunday Programming Preview

CCI '08: Sunday Programming Preview

Before you know it, CCI 2008 will be over and you'll be wondering "how did I miss that?" Here's our rundown of Sunday's event and panel highlights so you can make your plans accordingly.

One Fan's Opinion - 5/9/2008

One Fan's Opinion - 5/9/2008

Vince Colletta was one of comics' most prolific inkers, but he's also one of the most vilified and maligned figures in the industry. Is this deserved or does time erase bad memories? Erik Larsen looks at Colleta's work in this week's ONE FAN'S OPINION.

Live at Kirby Plaza

Live at Kirby Plaza

CBR's James Hunt was among those present last night as the London Institute of Contemporary Arts presented "Live at Kirby Plaza," a retrospective on Jack Kirby's career presented by a panel of renowned "Kirbyologists."

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