Saturday, March 30, 2013

Bullseye by Jack Kirby

Yeeee-hah!  The happiest of Kirby's Kreations

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Warlocks and Warriors by Jim Steranko

Cap'n America by Jim Steranko

Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser by Jim Steranko

Sherlock Holmes by Jim Steranko

Countdown to Jim Steranko!

In about two months, "God will'n and the creek don't rise," Steranko will be at Denver Comicon 2013 with an early look at his new art book.  I've never been to a convention, and only met Jack and Roz Kirby because Jack was doing a signing at the local comic shop when they visited a relative attending CU, but I hope to go to this, and if I get to speak to Jim, I want to inquire about his graphic novel Talon (natch)

The Inhumans Pin-Ups by Jack Kirby

From the great Fantastic Four Annual #5

The pencils are so thick and rich, you can almost taste them.  Maximus the Mad seems to be an after-thought (note the smaller size and variant inking), but ol Max reminded me of a wonderful movie I recently saw--Silver Linings Playbook.  If you haven't seen it, you really should