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Re: Comic Art Appreciation
« Reply #480 on: August 28, 2017, 02:08:52 PM »
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Jack Kirby would have been 100 years old today. The visionary comics writer/artist was born Jacob Kurtzberg on August 28, 1917 and died on February 6, 1994. If you’ve seen a Marvel Studios movie in the last decade, Jack Kirby more than likely had a major hand in the creation of the characters. From Captain America to the X-Men, from Thor to the Black Panther, Kirby co-created or created a plethora of characters for many publishers, including Marvel and DC Comics. He also, along with partner Joe Simon, created completely new genres such as romance comics. His 50-year career in comics spanned from before World War II into the 1990s. Kirby and his ever-patient wife, Roz, were huge parts of Comic-Con each year until his death.

Comic-Con saluted the centennial of Kirby’s birth at the 2017 show, including a huge section in our yearly Souvenir Book (cover shown at left, with art by Bruce Timm, saluting one of Jack’s most famous covers for Jimmy Olsen #141), which is usually available only to Comic-Con attendees. Today, on Jack’s 100th birthday, we’re pleased to offer that 60-page section as a PDF online for everyone to enjoy. Filled with articles and art by Kirby fans and pros alike, the section covers Jack’s life and career in the medium he loved and gave so much to.

This special section includes feature articles by:

    Randolph Hoppe (Jack Kirby Museum and Research Center)
    Douglas Wolk (Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean)
    Scott Dunbier (Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest Artist’s Edition)
    John Morrow (Kirby100, The Jack Kirby Collector magazine)
    Scarlet Karimian (“Krazy for Kirby: Jack Kirby in the 1970s”)
    Mark Evanier (Kirby: King of Comics)
    Charles Hatfield (Hand of Fire: The Art of Jack Kirby)

Plus tributes and reminiscences by the Kirby Family (son Neal, daughter Lisa, and grandchildren Jillian, Jeremy, and Tracy); Mike Royer, Steve Sherman, Kevin Eastman, Joe Sinnott, Jimmy Palmiotti, Bill Schelly, Paul Levitz, John Morrow, Dan Didio, and Maggie Thompson. And some great fan art devoted to the memorable characters created by Kirby.

Happy birthday, King … Comics wouldn’t be the same without you!
Click here to view or download the Kirby 100 section of Comic-Con’s 2017 Souvenir Book.
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This new 60-page version contains no ads and has an additional 2 pages of rare Kirby Comic-Con Program Book art from the 1970s! (Please note: Due to size restrictions, this PDF is best viewed on a computer screen and not designed to be printed.)
"[He] was to tell that story once, to one person only, and much later in his life." - Fred Saberhagen


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Re: Comic Art Appreciation
« Reply #481 on: September 01, 2017, 09:58:34 PM »
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Re: Comic Art Appreciation
« Reply #482 on: September 11, 2017, 12:20:49 PM »
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Re: Comic Art Appreciation
« Reply #483 on: November 05, 2017, 03:50:09 PM »
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Re: Comic Art Appreciation
« Reply #484 on: November 07, 2017, 08:32:00 PM »
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Re: Comic Art Appreciation
« Reply #485 on: November 14, 2017, 09:30:29 PM »

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Re: Comic Art Appreciation
« Reply #486 on: December 01, 2017, 09:38:54 AM »
I came across this article today in bleeding cool

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I have to say it worries me... having bought art from different dealers over the years-... and the fact that obviously forged Liefield art was certified by PGX is outright disturbing.

there's pleanty of pic's of forgery vs real for comparison.

i guess the take away is know the artist you're buying- I got a Silver surfer Lim & while i'm not questioning it (because it looks right)... i will be a **lot** more careful next time
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Re: Comic Art Appreciation
« Reply #487 on: December 03, 2017, 10:59:33 AM »
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I came across this article today in bleeding cool

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I have to say it worries me... having bought art from different dealers over the years-... and the fact that obviously forged Liefield art was certified by PGX is outright disturbing.

there's pleanty of pic's of forgery vs real for comparison.

i guess the take away is know the artist you're buying- I got a Silver surfer Lim & while i'm not questioning it (because it looks right)... i will be a **lot** more careful next time

Jim Lee called out the Harley as a forgery on his FB page:

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My avatar is one that i drew from a video of his.   New source of income?   Kidding, kidding, totally kidding.  :)

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Re: Comic Art Appreciation
« Reply #488 on: December 03, 2017, 11:56:13 AM »
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Jim Lee called out the Harley as a forgery on his FB page:

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My avatar is one that i drew from a video of his.   New source of income?   Kidding, kidding, totally kidding.  :)


you would even do a better representation of Jim Lee's work then the current forgery
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Re: Comic Art Appreciation
« Reply #489 on: December 05, 2017, 10:16:28 AM »

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Re: Comic Art Appreciation
« Reply #490 on: December 14, 2017, 01:08:04 PM »

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Re: Comic Art Appreciation
« Reply #491 on: December 27, 2017, 11:58:59 AM »
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I came across this article today in bleeding cool

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I have to say it worries me... having bought art from different dealers over the years-... and the fact that obviously forged Liefield art was certified by PGX is outright disturbing.

there's pleanty of pic's of forgery vs real for comparison.

i guess the take away is know the artist you're buying- I got a Silver surfer Lim & while i'm not questioning it (because it looks right)... i will be a **lot** more careful next time
Holy [email protected]#$ it really makes you stop and wonder now...gonna make me stop and really *really* look at items of that nature that I'm buying (or thinking of).  That story's actually kinda scary...
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Re: Comic Art Appreciation
« Reply #492 on: December 27, 2017, 07:20:14 PM »
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Holy [email protected]#$ it really makes you stop and wonder now...gonna make me stop and really *really* look at items of that nature that I'm buying (or thinking of).  That story's actually kinda scary...
Oh yes, same here.

It's the third party buyers that I worry abt, not the stuff I get directly from the artist.

I had just gotten a silver surfer Len wen (sp?) from a third  party seller..... freaking on the inside 😒
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Re: Comic Art Appreciation
« Reply #493 on: December 27, 2017, 10:00:59 PM »
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Re: Comic Art Appreciation
« Reply #494 on: December 28, 2017, 05:20:50 AM »
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Oh yes, same here.

It's the third party buyers that I worry abt, not the stuff I get directly from the artist.

I had just gotten a silver surfer Len wen (sp?) from a third  party seller..... freaking on the inside 😒
Yeah but now I'm going to the other end of the extreme...what about when you wanna get a book signed and you give it to a 3rd party service that does that stuff for you and then gets it graded?  Who says that that signature is really the artist's?  The implications of this can be pretty huge...
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