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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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 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!"
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.
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?
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.
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!
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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