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"Astro City" creator Kurt Busiek has provided a detailed explanation of the motivations and reasons behind the recent Marvel/Kirby estate settlement.
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.
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 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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 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.
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.
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.
With the debut of “Infinity Man and the Forever People,” ROBOT 6 examines DC’s latest attempt to revive some of Jack Kirby’s Fourth World creations.
The DC Comics co-publisher talks about writing "Infinity Man" with Keith GIffen, the book's upcoming guest artists and its "Futures End" tie-in.
The U.S. Supreme Court will debate in a private conference whether to weigh in on the five-year copyright battle between Jack Kirby's estate and Marvel/Disney.
Did Jack Kirby really create new Captain America costumes for Marvel in case Joe Simon won his lawsuit for ownership of the character?
As "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" hits theaters, we look at his comic book history and the best writers to command the Sentinel of Liberty.
Claiming an appeals court “unconstitutionally appropriated” Jack Kirby’s copyrights and gave them to Marvel, the artist’s heirs have taken their fight to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Missouri man arrested in robbery that netted $26 in coins! A profile of Seattle's alt-comics scene! A look at Captain America's roots in Manhattan's Lower East Side!
Titan Books has provided CBR with an exclusive story from "The Simon and Kirby Library - Horror," in stores now!
From the CBR TV archives, Milestone co-founder Michael Davis talks the untimely passings of Dwayne McDuffie & Robert Washington and how comics changed his life.
Comic Book Legends Revealed: Supergirl's '80s Costume, Kirby's Fourth World Vs. "Return of the Jedi"
Did DC change Supergirl's look due to an early movie costume test, and did Kirby's Fourth World Saga ending change because of "Return of the Jedi?"
Did Kirby intend to kill off Orion and Darkseid in his Fourth World finale! What was DC's clever way to pay Kirby royalties on Fourth World characters?
Did Mort Weisinger use a Bizarro comic to out John F. Kennedy's affair with Marilyn Monroe? Plus, Wolverine, Jack Kirby & the Fourth World!
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals ends the effort by Jack Kirby's children to gain a copyright stake in Marvel characters he created or co-created.
Scott Dunbier discusses the latest editions to IDW's Artist's Edition line, "New Gods" and "Watchmen," the importance of adding DC Comics to the AE line-up, Dave Gibbons' involvement in the project and more.
IDW's "My Little Pony," "Transformers" and "Star Trek" get motion-book treatment! Cartoonist Jack Matsuoka passes away. Jack Kirby "beginner's guide" and myths! Bil Keane statue to be dedicated Nov. 8! Plus more!
Jack Kirby, who, with Joe Simon, created the genre of romance comics before co-founding the Marvel U with the likes of Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, would have turned 96 today. ROBOT 6 has suggestions on how to celebrate.
This week, discover the true face of Doctor Doom! Plus, did DC ban Superman from appearing in...a DC comic book? And did the Animaniacs seriously team-up with the "X-Files?"
Archie Co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit claims she was harassed by her liaison to company. A detailed look at Marvel v. Kirby heirs! Tampa Bay Comic Con expects 20,000 attendees! Plus much more!
Comics icon Stan Lee stopped by AT&T Park before a Giants game for an intimate Q&A session with fans, where he and pitcher Sergio Romo discussed everything from his favorite creations to his memories of Jack Kirby.
Did Wonder Woman and Hal Jordan nearly have a romance thirty years ago? Did Marvel staffers go out of their way to print negative letters in Jack Kirby comics in the 70s? And what exactly is the Secret Cobra Salute?
A U.S. appeals court has upheld the 2011 decision rejecting Jack Kirby's heirs claim to ownership of multiple famous and lucrative Marvel characters, though legal options remain for two of Kirby's children.
"In The Days of the Mob," DC Comics' new collection of Jack Kirby's 1970s crime comics, releases August 7, and CBR has an exclusive look at "Murder Inc.," a previously unpublished story by the legendary creator.
A small but loyal group of Jack Kirby fans gathered at Comic-Con International to share stories, celebrate memories and discuss industry legend Jack Kirby, also known as The King of Comics.
Near-mint copy of "The X-Men" #1 goes for record $250,000 in private sale! A guide to Steve Ditko's self-published comics! The ins and outs of real-life superheroics! Introduction to Franco-Beglian comics! Plus more!
Legendary artist Joe Sinnott discusses his 60-plus years in comics, drawing the Beatles and the Pope, inking Jack Kirby, "The Amazing Spider-Man" Sunday strip and getting his own baseball card.
Jeremy Kirby has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fun "The Life and Times of Jack Kirby," a hardcover book looking back on the life and career of his legendary grandfather.