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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.
Comics legend Jim Steranko discussed his start in comics, his tumultuous relationship with Marvel's Stan Lee and bringing new color to his noir classic "Red Tide."
Comic book writers often use their characters to comment on the work of their peers. CSBG collects these "meta-messages," including Jack Kirby's thinly veiled satire of Stan Lee and Roy Thomas in "Fourth World."
As a child, "FF" Mike Allred actually pretended to be Ant-Man and his first "comic book" crush was Medusa. Suffice it to say, the artist assured CBR of his commitment to his and Matt Fraction's new Marvel NOW! series.
Steve Ditko has written a series of essays discussing, among other things, Jack Kirby's take on Spider-Man before he was asked to come up with his own interpretation of Stan Lee’s idea for a spider-based hero.
In response to a reader question, Tim takes a step back from the crush of current comics to reflect on what would make his All-Time Top 10 comics list. Can Kirby, Moore and Giffen make the cut?
Sean Howe discusses "Marvel Comics: The Untold Story," the research involved in writing the book, his "exclusive correspondence" with Steve Ditko and lost Marvel projects he discovered sorting through 50 years of history.
Former "2000AD" artist Brett Ewins free on bail! Syrian cartoonist Ali Farzat continues fight from Egypt! Stan Lee talks Marvel, Jack Kirby and POW! Middle East's growing graphic novel market! Plus much more!
Jack Kirby's heirs take Marvel rights appeal to 2nd Circuit! Congressman's aide threatens newspaper over editorial cartoon! South African president drops one claim against cartoonist! Advice to would-be writers on finding artists!
Did Jack Kirby really never draw blood? Was Thunderstrike always destined to die? Was there a comic crossover over a HUNDRED years ago? Find out the answers to these questions in this week's CBLR!
Dave Gibbons, Paul Levitz, Mark Waid and more joined Joe Simon's son Jim and granddaughter Emily at New York Comic Con to pay tribute to the recently departed comic book legend.
Todd McFarlane returns to discuss the formation of Image Comics, his thoughts on the publisher today, his experience inking the work of Jack Kirby and the possibility of his return to full-time comics creation.
Kirby4Heroes encourages Hero Initiative donations on Jack Kirby's birthday! Good sign for Comic Book Hall of Fame? Graham Nolan talks Bane! Cartoonists defy censorship in Arab world! Plus much more!
Ghost Rider co-creator Gary Friedrich has appealed a 2011 court ruling that he gave up all claims to the fiery spirit of vengeance when he endorsed checks from Marvel’s predecessor 40 years ago. ROBOT 6 has details.
Jack Kirby meets Shakespeare! Spider-Man has a wardrobe malfunction! And did Hasbro dictate Larry Hama's "G.I. Joe" writing style?
"Avengers" donation campaigns benefit Hero Initiative, Kirby Museum! Spotlights on Jack Kirby and Stan Lee! Toronto Comics Art Festival events draw 18,000! Plus much more!
With Marvel Studios' latest film hitting theaters this week, Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso discusses publishing's role in the creation of "The Avengers" from Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's original comics to the role of Black Widow and Hawkeye.
Tom Batiuk's "Funky Winkerbean" to address gay rights in month-long storyline! Cape Comic Con kicks off today in Missouri! Looking back at Frank Miller's 1994 speech about Jack Kirby and creators' rights! Plus more!
DC Co-Publisher and "DC Universe Presents: Challengers Of The Unknown" writer Dan DiDio talks about his story, Jack Kirby and the goal for the anthology. Plus, an exclusive look at the story's final chapter!
Darwyn Cooke on the long road to "Before Watchmen"! Ron Marz talks "Prophecy" and crossovers! Jack Kirby's son on growing up with the King of Comics! Paul Gravett interviews Robert Crumb! Plus more!
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.
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.
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."
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!
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.
Artist and animator Michel Gagné spoke with CBR about "Young Romance: The Best of Simon and Kirby's Romance Comics," a volume of romance comics that he restored from the legendary team of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby.
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]
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.
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.
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!
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."
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!
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.
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.
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.