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!
Titan Comics currently has the Fighting American property, and we’ve seen the cover by the Dodsons, but today we have our first look at the interior pages.
I’m always amused by people who talk about Jaime Reyes being the “second” Blue Beetle, or how Ted Kord is better, because he’s the “original” BB. Mind you, they’re only off by about thirty-odd years… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Big 3 #6 awaits!
The Fighting America, a character created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, returns to comic book shops on October 11, 2017.
He is one of the most famous heroes of all, known around the globe as The Ghost Who Walks. And in the late 50s, he had a rather unexpected creator on his side… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Harvey Hits #12 – The Phantom awaits!
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 Joe Simon co-created Captain America, gave Stan Lee his first job in comics and had a hand in inventing entire genres like the romance comic. Now, Simon’s family, led by his son Jim, is making 50 years’ worth of original art from the recently passed legend available at auction starting with Heritage’s Nov. 16-17 Vintage Comics & Comic Art Signature® Auction.
Titan Books has announced the upcoming release of The Simon & Kirby Library: Crime, a collection of crime comics by the Joe Simon and Jack Kirby.
Or – “The Seventies Really WERE A Different Time…” It’s sometimes difficult to remember that most of the things that we complain about (the economy, foreign conflicts, gas prices, government policices) are the same things people have been complaining about for decades. 40 years ago, a legendary creator returned to DC Comics after decades away and captured the zeitgeist of those tumultuous times and channeled it into his creative devices to create a lasting, viable, and affecting piece of work, which tragically was unfinished. That book was called.. …The New Gods. This book was written by that legend’s ex-partner the same