288 page Trade Paperback - Edited by John Morrow
As Jack Kirby continues to garner worldwide acclaim as comics’ greatest creator, this sixth trade paperback reprints issues #23-26 of The Jack Kirby Collector, the critically acclaimed magazine about Kirby’s life and career. Included are issues spotlighting Jack’s “Greatest Battles,” “Gods,” and a special issue spotlighting Kirby’s Golden Age work with Joe Simon, from co-creating Captain America to pioneering Romance comics and beyond! There are several rare interviews with Kirby himself, plus new ones with comics pros Denny O’Neil, Jim Shooter, John Severin, and Walter Simonson! PLUS: see a complete ten-page unpublished Kirby story! Jack’s awe-inspiring original pencils to FANTASTIC FOUR #49 (from the first appearance of the Silver Surfer)! A gallery of Kirby’s original concept paintings for the Fourth World characters! An analysis comparing Kirby’s margin notes to Stan Lee’s dialogue on classic Marvel comics! And a NEW special section with over 30 pieces of Kirby art never before published, including Jack’s uninked pencils from The Fourth World, The Demon, Kamandi, Eternals, Captain America, Black Panther, and more! With page after page of rare Kirby art (much in its original pencil form), and an amazing 1960s Kirby Silver Surfer cover, it’s an unprecedented tribute to the most prolific creator in comics history: Jack “King” Kirby!