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How Lee & Kirby's "Fantastic Four" Birthed the Marvel Universe, Part 1

How Lee & Kirby's "Fantastic Four" Birthed the Marvel Universe, Part 1

Considered the title that began the Marvel Universe, CBR explores how Stan Lee and Jack Kirby laid the foundation for more than 50 years of comics.

LISTEN: Jack Kirby and Stan Lee Reminisce, Clash 28 Years Ago Today

LISTEN: Jack Kirby and Stan Lee Reminisce, Clash 28 Years Ago Today

To celebrate Kirby's birthday, in 1987 Lee joined a radio interview with the artist to discuss their Marvel Comics work and debate "who did what."

Celebrate the King's Birthday With 98 of CBR's Favorite Jack Kirby Images

Celebrate the King's Birthday With 98 of CBR's Favorite Jack Kirby Images

Today marks 98 years since the birth of the King of Comics, so check out some examples of Kirby's greatest art.

The Line It Is Drawn: A Jack Kirby Birthday Tribute

The Line It Is Drawn: A Jack Kirby Birthday Tribute

The Line pays tribute to the King with drawings featuring some of his most famous comic book creations!

"Comic Book Apocalypse" Celebrates the Art of Jack Kirby

"Comic Book Apocalypse" Celebrates the Art of Jack Kirby

Days before what would’ve been Jack Kirby’s 98th birthday, an exhibition opens at California State University, Northridge that celebrates his legendary career.

Orion Takes on Parademons in Awesome Fan-Made Short

Orion Takes on Parademons in Awesome Fan-Made Short

A fan made an animated short featuring the Son of Darkseid infiltrating Apokalips and taking on some Parademons and it looks great.

Celebrate Kirby's Legacy, Help Hero Initiative with Kirby4Heroes

Celebrate Kirby's Legacy, Help Hero Initiative with Kirby4Heroes

Jack Kirby's granddaughter has launched the fourth annual Kirby4Heroes campaign, with a goal of raising $20,000 for The Hero Initiative.

Did Jack Kirby Design "Devil Dinosaur" as an Animated Series?

Did Jack Kirby Design "Devil Dinosaur" as an Animated Series?

With "Devil Dinosaur" getting a new series from Marvel, CSBG looks back at its surprising 1970s origins, and if it was meant for another medium.

READING LIST: The Greatest "Fantastic Four" Writers, Ever

READING LIST: The Greatest "Fantastic Four" Writers, Ever

With a new film arriving in theaters, we take a look at the greatest comic book runs ever written for Marvel's "Fantastic Four."

PREVIEW: "SHIELD" #9 Homages Kirby, Steranko

PREVIEW: "SHIELD" #9 Homages Kirby, Steranko

New pages from Marvel's super spy series showcase Lee Ferguson's Jack Kirby and Jim Steranko reference-filled artwork.

SDCC: Jack Kirby's Contemporaries Pay Tribute to "The King"

SDCC: Jack Kirby's Contemporaries Pay Tribute to "The King"

Mark Evanier, Rob Liefeld, Marv Wolfman and more joined forces at Comic-Con to discuss the enduring legacy of the legendary Jack Kirby.

Even Thor is Obsessed with Who Would Win in a Thor/Hulk Fight?

Even Thor is Obsessed with Who Would Win in a Thor/Hulk Fight?

In their latest spotlight on strange comics, CSBG looks at the classic Lee/Kirby story where Thor & his fans debated if he could take Hulk in a fight.

The Ten Goofiest Moments in the First Ten Issues of "Avengers"

The Ten Goofiest Moments in the First Ten Issues of "Avengers"

The early issues of "Avengers" by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby were great, but were sometimes pretty goofy. Remember Hulk's robot clown disguise?

Kirby & Steranko "Return" to the Pages of "SHIELD" in August

Kirby & Steranko "Return" to the Pages of "SHIELD" in August

A never before printed story by Jack Kirby and Jim Steranko is just one of the ways Marvel is celebrating 50 years of SHIELD.

C2E2: Marvel's Next Big Thing With Waid, Remender & More

C2E2: Marvel's Next Big Thing With Waid, Remender & More

A wide range of Marvel books from "Howard The Duck" to "Spider-Gwen" stake their claim to summer supremacy as "S.H.I.E.L.D." nears 50 years this fall.

C2E2: Marvel Shares Plans for SHIELD 50th Anniversary

C2E2: Marvel Shares Plans for SHIELD 50th Anniversary

S.H.I.E.L.D. comes to the comic forefront this summer and fall to commemorate 50 years of espionage and intrigue.

WC15: Remembering Kirby with Evanier, Adams, Wein, Cooke & More

WC15: Remembering Kirby with Evanier, Adams, Wein, Cooke & More

Mark Evanier, Neal Adams, Darwyn Cooke and more shared stories about and memories of Jack Kirby for a huge WonderCon audience.

Mark Evanier Talks Groo, Garfield And The Art Of Simon And Kirby

Mark Evanier Talks Groo, Garfield And The Art Of Simon And Kirby

The "Groo" co-creator looks back on his long career and reveals what he loves most about original artwork, writing for Garfield and more.

Buried Treasure: Captain America's "Real" Silver Age Debut

Buried Treasure: Captain America's "Real" Silver Age Debut

Before a frozen Captain America was discovered frozen by the Avengers, he fought Johnny Storm! Or did he? Check out Cap's "real" Marvel Silver Age debut!

Comics A.M. - Theakston Threatens Action Against Kirby Museum

Comics A.M. - Theakston Threatens Action Against Kirby Museum

Artist says he'll file theft complain about photocopies of Kirby's pencils over holidays! The biggest comics news stories of 2014! A look at classic Disney Christmas comics!

Who Is the #1 Artist on the CSBG Top 50 Countdown?

Who Is the #1 Artist on the CSBG Top 50 Countdown?

The countdown is done -- which artist did you vote to rise to the top of the crop? Find out now!

Marvel To Publish Oversized "King-Size Kirby" Hardcover

Marvel To Publish Oversized "King-Size Kirby" Hardcover

The collection will compile Jack Kirby's most iconic Marvel Comics work from across four decades in their deluxe "Adamantium" format.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Frank Miller's Censored First Daredevil Story

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Frank Miller's Censored First Daredevil Story

CBLR's 500th celebration continues with a look at how Frank Miller's first Daredevil was canceled by the Comics Code. Plus, did Jack Kirby secretly draw Daredevil #1?

Marvel Comics Titles Now Include Jack Kirby Creator Credit

Marvel Comics Titles Now Include Jack Kirby Creator Credit

Readers may have noticed a new entry to the credits pages of several Marvel comics released this week: a line acknowledging the contribution of Jack Kirby.

The Importance of Jack Kirby's Legacy - Remembering the King

The Importance of Jack Kirby's Legacy - Remembering the King

The lasting influence and undeniable importance of Jack Kirby was revisited and explored in depth during an intimate NYCC panel.

Kirby vs. Marvel Settlement: The Kingâs Goal Fulfilled

Kirby vs. Marvel Settlement: The King’s Goal Fulfilled

Following the resolution of the 5-year-old copyright dispute, ROBOT 6 considers on what the settlement might mean to the King of Comics' legacy.

Comics A.M. - A Look at the 1964 New York Comic Con

Comics A.M. - A Look at the 1964 New York Comic Con

Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby attended fledgling con! Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa on the new Sabrina series! Paul Pope talks "Aurora West"! John Lewis to lead march, rally!

Kurt Busiek Breaks Down the Marvel/Jack Kirby Legal Battle

Kurt Busiek Breaks Down the Marvel/Jack Kirby Legal Battle

"Astro City" creator Kurt Busiek has provided a detailed explanation of the motivations and reasons behind the recent Marvel/Kirby estate settlement.

Marvel-Kirby Dispute is Over, But Larger Copyright Issues Remain

Marvel-Kirby Dispute is Over, But Larger Copyright Issues Remain

Although Marvel and the Kirby estate have settled their long-running legal dispute, there's still a gray area surrounding work-for hire before 1978.

Jack Kirby's First Comic Book Work & More Creator Debuts!

Jack Kirby's First Comic Book Work & More Creator Debuts!

CSBG has an archive of the first comic book work of numerous legends including Stan Lee, John Romita, Chris Claremont and the latest -- Jack Kirby!

Marvel & Jack Kirby Family Settle Long-Running Legal Dispute

Marvel & Jack Kirby Family Settle Long-Running Legal Dispute

Marvel and the family of Jack Kirby have settled their legal battle over the rights to the many characters he had a hand in creating. UPDATED!

POLL: What Is YOUR Favorite Jack Kirby Creation?

POLL: What Is YOUR Favorite Jack Kirby Creation?

In honor of Jack Kirby's 97th birthday, we want to know which of the King's greatest creations or co-creations is your personal favorite!

Shelf Life - 8/14/2014

Shelf Life - 8/14/2014

As Jack Kirby's birthday approaches, Ron writes about discovering Jack's work, missing out on meeting him, and offers a way to toast the King of Comics.

Kirby Museum Refutes Claim It Stole Photocopied Art

Kirby Museum Refutes Claim It Stole Photocopied Art

The Jack Kirby Museum & Research Center denies the allegation it stole photocopies of the legendary artist’s pencil work, insisting they were donated, not loaned.

SDCC: IDW Announces Powell's "The Goon," Kirby's "Mister Miracle" Artist's Editions

SDCC: IDW Announces Powell's "The Goon," Kirby's "Mister Miracle" Artist's Editions

IDW's Scott Dunbier announced two new titles for the line in a panel that included Dave Gibbons, Walter Simonson and a surprise appearance from Powell.

Comics A.M. - SCOTUSblog Co-Founder Joins Kirby Heirs' Appeal

Comics A.M. - SCOTUSblog Co-Founder Joins Kirby Heirs' Appeal

Jack Kirby heirs' Supreme Court petition gains some legal muscle! Politician's bus takes up five spaces in comic store parking lot -- on a Wednesday! Plus much more!

Joe Casey Recalls Cutting-Edge Kirby In "Captain Victory"

Joe Casey Recalls Cutting-Edge Kirby In "Captain Victory"

With a cabal of indie and alternative artists like Jim Rugg & Benjamin Marra, Joe Casey looks to push one of Jack Kirby's last original characters into the future.

Marvel Asks Supreme Court to Deny Kirby Heirs' Petition

Marvel Asks Supreme Court to Deny Kirby Heirs' Petition

Marvel has urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to review a petition from the heirs of Jack Kirby in a copyright-termination dispute that could have implications beyond comics.

Hollywood Guilds Join Push for Supreme Court to Hear Kirby Case

Hollywood Guilds Join Push for Supreme Court to Hear Kirby Case

Three Hollywood guilds have thrown their weight behind the effort to convince the U.S. Supreme court to hear an appeal by Jack Kirby's heirs.

Will Supreme Court weigh in on Kirby Heirs' Fight with Marvel?

Will Supreme Court weigh in on Kirby Heirs' Fight with Marvel?

The longstanding legal battle between Jack Kirby's heirs and Marvel may take an interesting turn if the U.S. Supreme Court takes an interest.

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