Quest-for-the-Sacred-Water-Skin Black Panther #5

Jack Kirby shows you the importance of picking and choosing which details to highlight.

February 19, 2018

Bold, Barbaric, and Still Quite a Problem

For Valentine's Day week, here's my wife's favorite superhero, the bold, barbaric, bellicose, beautiful and beguiling Big Barda!

February 16, 2018

Black Musketeers Black Panther #9

So, it's 1978 and the kids of America are gaga over STAR WARS and you want these kids reading your comics. What's a Jack Kirby to do?

February 15, 2018

Friends or Foes Black Panther #4

Affinity of continuum of movement in comics, as seen in Jack Kirby's BLACK PANTHER #4.

February 14, 2018

Drawing Board Lo, There Shall Be A Wedding!

A gigantic process post detailing how Dorothy and I put together our save-the-date card.

March 5, 2013

When Gods Walk The Earth! The Eternals (1976)

THE ETERNALS is Jack Kirby's greatest creation, hands down.

March 12, 2008

You've been reading too many comics when...

Morlak, Shinsky, and Zota go into the condo business.

June 22, 2005

Kirby's Late Period Devil Dinosaur #8-9

John Byrne and Jack Kirby are not a match made in heaven.

October 15, 2004

Kirby's Late Period Devil Dinosaur #4-7 (part 2)

A feisty lady saves DEVIL DINOSAUR from the depths of mediocrity.

October 14, 2004

Kirby's Late Period Devil Dinosaur #4-7 (part 1)

DEVIL DINOSAUR brings out the best of Jack Kirby's art and the worst in his writing.

September 28, 2004

Kirby's Late Period Devil Dinosaur #1-2

DEVIL DINOSAUR: simultaneously everything you ever wanted and not what you actually needed.

September 22, 2004

Kirby's Late Period Putting My Money Where My Mouth Is

I try recoloring a page from 2001 #3. It doesn't work out so well.

September 9, 2004

Kirby's Late Period 2001: A Space Odyssey #3-4

One man's sense of destiny sparks a revolution in the early dawn of time! Is it an accident of history - or the plan of an alien intelligence?

September 6, 2004

Kirby's Late Period 2001: A Space Odyssey #2

Are we the end of the line? Are we the last stop in the journey of human evolution? The answer could be that the voyage is far from over!

September 1, 2004

Kirby's Late Period 2001: A Space Odyssey #1

Where are we going? Somewhere in the dawn of time we began - somehow, in these perilous times we keep moving on - and some time in the future, something will happen to change us!

August 27, 2004