It’s a special episode about Jack “King” Kirby on the occasion of his 100th birthday! Joe and Cory!! mark the occasion by spending the entire episode discussion the work, legacy and stories of The King of Comics!
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Patrick McEvoy has been on the show more than any other guest, is a huge Jack Kirby fan and a fantastic artist in his own right! http://www.megaflowgraphics.com/
Before we get into who our favorite Jack Kirby inkers are, we discuss comic book inking, with Patrick letting us know where the art form came from, how it had changed over the years and how it is done in the modern era. Then, they talk about their five favorite Kirby inkers, and not to spoil anything, but ONE of them lists Vince Colletta. You can also look at how different inkers work on the pencils of Kirby with some great examples at whatifkirby.com
Cory!! concludes his audio biography of Jack Kirby by covering Kirby’s latter years, the on-going legacy of Kirby and how reprints of his work keep his brilliance available for new readers!
The Jack Kirby podcasting continues as Cory and artist Mark Wise do DVD style commentary on the most beloved Fantastic Four issue of all: Fantastic Four 51 “This Man, This Monster”. They break down the storytelling tricks and styled that Kirby uses, lots of comics history and Mark explains why he loves Jack Kirby so much.
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Cory!! discusses the work and life of Jack Kirby from 1979 to 1987. From his animation work, to the finale of his New Gods saga to his battle with Marvel for his original art, Cory continues his journey through The King Of Comics’s work.
Cory continues telling us about Jack Kirby’s life and work, this time with his final stint at Marvel, from 1976 – 1978. He discusses:
- The Eternals
- His run on Captain America
- 2001: A Space Odyssey adaptation and series
- Kirby feeling he was undermined by Marvel editorial
- The overlap between his Dc and Marvel work
- The Silver Surfer graphic novel
And much more in this in-depth look at Kirby’s career and public life.
Cory!! continues to discuss the life and career of Jack Kirby. This episode covers Kirby’s work after the end of the New Gods, including Kamandi, Omac, The Demon, The Losers and much, much more!
Artist Patrick McEvoy from World War Kaiju, Casefile: Arkham and the Ninja Mountain podcast sits in to talk about Jack Kirby’s art, and in particular, issue #6 of The New Gods, The Glory Boat. Cory and Patrick discuss the story, the time in which is was released, and go in-depth as to the artistic and storytelling techniques used in this comic. It’s like a DVD commentary for the issue, so go get your copy, sit and down and follow along as they discuss on of Jack Kirby’s best stories.
Cory goes into Jack Kirby’s move to DC from Marvel in 1970, including what his ideas were, the plans he had for new concepts, magazines and comics and goes into detail on The New Gods.
This episode covers Kirby’s work and life from 1962 – 1970, the most famous and creatively fertile period of Jack Kirby’s career. I go into the amount of work Kirby did, the creativity involved, and the reasons why he left Marvel in 1970 and much much more. It’s another hour discussing the life of the King of Comics, Jack Kirby!