King of Comics

Book - 2017
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Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Jack Kirby created or co-created some of comic books’ most popular super heroes, including Captain America, The X-Men, The Hulk, The Fantastic Four, The Mighty Thor, Darkseid, and The New Gods. More significantly, he created much of the visual language for fantasy and adventure comics. There were comics before Kirby, but for the most part their page layout, graphics, and visual dynamic aped what was being done in syndicated newspaper strips. Almost everything that was different about comic books began in the 1940s on the drawing table of Jack Kirby. This is his story by one who knew him well—Mark Evanier. First issued in 2008, Kirby: King of Comics was the first overview of the legendary comic book creator’s career. It is now available in a smaller, more affordable package, revised and expanded for Kirby’s centennial.

Baker & Taylor
Republished to coincide with Kirby’s centennial, a first authorized celebration of the life and work of the "King of Comics"—who created or co-created such superheroes as Captain America, The X-Men, The Hulk, The Fantastic Four and The Mighty Thor—is newly revised and expanded. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Abrams ComicArts, 2017
Edition: Rev. ed
ISBN: 9781419727498
Branch Call Number: 741.5092 Ev14k
Characteristics: 239 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Alternative Title: King of comics


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