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PRESS RELEASE Jack Kirby wasn’t an ordinary comic-book creator, and it’s perhaps only the occasion of The King of Comics’ 100th birthday celebration this year that could get John Byrne to rescind his retirement from comic conventions to make a special appearance at NYCC 2017 in October.

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Did I mention that Jack Kirby’s 100th birthday is upon us?  What better way to celebrate than with several of his most interesting DC creations!  Major Spoilers review of Manhunter Special #1 awaits!

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FeaturedJack KirbyMarvelRetro ReviewReview

With Jack Kirby’s 100th birthday nearing, today’s Retro Review is going Kirby with a vengeance!  These days, everyone remembers Jack Kirby as the creative legend behind Darkseid and The New Gods, the co-invention of romance comics and damn near the entire Marvel Universe.  But back in 1940, he was just a young artist trying to make his mark…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Red Raven Comics #1 awaits!

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We know that the only way Darkseid and Steppenwolf are going to make it to Earth are by using Mother Boxes. One has already bonded with Cyborg (spoilers for those who haven’t seen Batman v. Superman), but there are two others that will feature in the upcoming Justice League movie.

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Jack Kirby Art
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PRESS RELEASE – Next month at San Diego Comic-Con, IDW will honor both the breadth of Jack Kirby’s imagination, and his unrivaled artistic skill, in a special 100th birthday celebration panel and art show, featuring an incredible 1,300 images of original Kirby art.

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Fighting American #1
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The Fighting America, a character created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, returns to comic book shops on October 11, 2017.

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Jack Kirby
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This July, Jack Kirby will be honored for his remarkable creative achievements as a Disney Legend in a ceremony to be held at D23 Expo.

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Mister MIracle #1
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Remember the fantastic adventures of Mister Miracle when Jack Kirby introduced him in 1971? Yeah, those were really good times.  Now DC Comics is bringing Mister Miracle back for a 12-issue run beginning on August 9, 2017.

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FeaturedPacific ComicsRetro ReviewReview

Wildly creative, legendarily prolific, the architect of the Marvel Universe…  But what might Jack “King” Kirby create if left to his own devices?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Silver Star #1 awaits!

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FeatureFeaturedMajor SpoilersRandom Access Memory

Rand Bellavia is back to share his fond memories of decades of comic collecting and reading in this month’s Random Access Memory.

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DC’s Young Animal is adding more strange and wonderful to the mix with BUG!: THE ADVENTURES OF FORAGER.

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FeatureFeaturedMajor SpoilersRandom Access Memory

Author’s Note: Random Access Memory is me looking back at the specific comics that shaped my life. Each month I go back in time – in five year intervals – to examine key comics that came out those months. (The idea is that after five years of monthly columns, I will have covered an entire lifetime – in this case, fifty years – of reading comics.) I also list all the comics I read that particular month. This will afford readers the opportunity to chastise me for not reading specific comics, and/or laugh at the horrible, horrible choices I made

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AuctionHulkIncredible HulkJack KirbyStan Lee

Earlier this month, auction house ComicConnect sold Incredible Hulk #1 for an incredible $375,000. That’s a new record for the comic that was first released in 1962.

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Before Monsters Unleashed! Prepare yourself for Monsters Unleashed Prelude!

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