The first appearance of Black Panther by Jack Kirby, original Peanuts strips, and an ultra rare Bill Watterson Calvin and Hobbes strip from 1987 hit the auction block in May.
Today’s Retro Review offering brings with it the reminder that, sometimes, the behind-the-scenes events in comic publishing are as tense and dramatic as anything they put on the page… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Destroyer Duck #1 awaits!
IDW Publishing is pleased to announce Jack Kirby’s The Mighty Thor Artist’s Edition—the very first Marvel Comics Artist’s Edition to feature Kirby’s work. This mammoth 15” x 22” hardcover collection includes classic complete stories from Journey Into Mystery #111, #117, #118, and other stories, plus a beautiful gallery section by Kirby, the undisputed King of Comics.
Heritage Auctions always has something interesting to sell, and its continued comic book finds and offerings always impress the heck out of me. Currently, the company is offering Journey Into Mystery #83 for anyone in the world to bid on, and the Near Mint 9.6 graded first appearance of The Mighty Thor will sell for more than $140,000.
Who said Marvel was killing off the X-Men series? There’s a new number one arrive next week, and we have your first look at the All-New X-Men #1!
Season 2 of ‘Agents Of SHIELD’ hit recently, and once again we’re getting references to The Inhumans, one of several hidden populations of super-types in the Marvel Universe. But what’s their deal and where do they come from? Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Fantastic Four #45 awaits!
If you didn’t see it during Marvel’s October Solicitations release last week, here are the Kirby Monster variant covers headed your way in October.
With the upcoming (hopefully temporary) end of Fantastic Four drawing near, we may be entering a strange new Fantastic Four-free world for the first time in decades. Seems like a good time to check out the issue that made the team what it is today. No, not Fantastic Four #1, that’s just the origin, I’m talking about the REAL beginning… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Fantastic Four #3 awaits!
Press Release Of all Jack Kirby’s celebrated DC Comics creations, perhaps none has struck such an enduring chord with readers as his post-apocalyptic adventure Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth. Now, to the delight of fans far and wide, this much-anticipated series joins the esteemed ranks of Jack “King” Kirby’s Artist’s Editions!
Press Release He’s the King of Comics. A man who left an indelible mark upon the medium, using his peerless imagination to create some of the greatest stories and characters ever told. In 2015, celebrate Jack “King” Kirby’s incredible contribution to comic book history in the monumental, decades-spanning KING-SIZE KIRBY HARDCOVER collection!
Press Release Legendary creator Jack Kirby’s Fourth World, his revered multi-generational space opera, debuted in the award-winning Artist’s Edition format earlier this year with Jack Kirby New Gods: Artist’s Edition. IDW Publishing is now proud to announce a second title in this monumental series, Jack Kirby: Mister Miracle Artist’s Edition! Meticulously scanned from the original art, this Artist’s Edition presents the highest quality look inside an astonishing work by a comic legend. The Fourth World introduced a whole new pantheon into the DC Comics universe, igniting a fervor that continues to define storytelling in comics.
Though the terms of the lawsuit settlement between Marvel and the Jack Kirby estate are under wraps, one thing is clear this week – King Kirby is getting the credit he deserves.