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Pete Woods, Redesigning The New Gods With Glee

Pete Woods tweeted this weekend, When DC Comics asks you to redesign the New Gods do you decline because haters gonna hate, or do you dive in with glee? I know my answer. — Pete Woods (@thatpetewoods) August 16, 2014 …

The Kirby Museum Responds To Stolen Goods Claim

The Kirby Museum has responded to a report involving stolen merchandise that we ran a few days back. In the initial article Greg Theakston put out a press release stating his plans to file a stolen goods report with the …

Stolen Goods Report Filed Against The Jack Kirby Museum

By Tony Panaccio Jack Kirby just cannot get any respect these days. With Guardians of the Galaxy heating up in theatres, with scads of screen credits for just about every comic book creator who has ever worked on those characters …

Looking At The Heroes of Guardians Of The Galaxy By Looking At The Comics

[Part 1, Looking at the Villains of Guardians of the Galaxy by Looking at the Comics was previously published on Bleeding Cool. This is Part 2, Looking at the Heroes] By Ian Melton Tickets are bought and later today at …

Heavy Metal Partners For Two Comic-Con Exclusive Prints

According to Variety, Heavy Metal is trying to make a big splash with a few exclusives for Comic-Con. First up is a partnership with Mondo to create an exclusive art print by Swedish artist Kilian Eng based on the ‘reboot” …

Marvel To Respond To Kirby Request To The Supreme Court Today

Today, Marvel are due to respond to the case from Jack Kirby‘s family and estate, represented by Marc Toberoff, regarding the definition of work for hire in a freelance capacity – which the Supreme Court will be considering whether or …

Joe Casey On The Artists For Captain Victory… All Eight Of Them

When I interviewed Joe Casey about the new Captain Victory And The Galactic Rangers, he talked about how no single artist could come close to what Jack Kirby could do. So he and Dynamite are going to use eight of …

On Independence Day, An Appeal For Creator Owned Rights For America

As comic book readers, you will no doubt be familiar wit the argument for creators rights, in a landscape where characters are owned by corporations and veteran creators often have to turn to charity for their final years, while their …

Behold! I Am Groot, The Invincible! Who Dares To [UPDATE] Me??

Groot was created by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee, but I know you know that. And this is a pretty cool new poster, gotta say:   And because it is Monday so I missed these earlier, here are two more …

King Kirby – An Artist And Jack Kirby Expert Reviews The Play

D. J. Coffman writes for Bleeding Cool: This past Saturday I had the pleasure of driving to New York City to see the King Kirby play at The Brick theater in Brooklyn. A few weeks ago my pal Lucky the Painproof …

How The Supreme Court And Jack Kirby Could Change Everything, Part II

A few weeks ago, Bleeding Cool ran the story “How The Supreme Court And Jack Kirby Could Change Everything”. Looks like we are not alone in that opinion. The Hollywood Reporter ran the story that Hollywood guilds have issued an amicus …

“I’m More Of An Art Geek Than I Ever Really Let On” – Joe Casey On Captain Victory Part II

After my initial interview with Joe Casey and one with Nathan Fox about the return of Jack Kirby’s Captain Victory And The Galactic Rangers, I realized I had more questions about the project. How it was going to work having …

King Kirby – Back The Project, See The Play, Celebrate The Man Behind The Art

It really seems to me that no name in comics evokes as much emotion and passion as the name Jack Kirby. The reverence and devotion he inspires in fans has a different flavor than other figures in comics—and I put …

Homage And Evolution In Infinity Man And The Forever People

By Christopher Helton Dan Didio gets a lot of grief over the management side of his work at DC Comics, but I have enjoyed his comic writing work at the company, particularly the OMAC reboot that he did with artist …

“Kirby Is The Alpha And Omega Of The Comicbook Medium” – Joe Casey Talks Jack Kirby and Captain Victory

Joe Casey, the comic creator as cool as the other side of the pillow, has met up with The King, Jack Kirby… and what we get is Captain Victory And The Galactic Rangers. The Captain was a creation of Kirby’s …

How The Supreme Court And Jack Kirby Could Change Everything

“I would like to suggest, to anyone in the media, that they won’t be wasting their time if they follow the ‘Jack Kirby rights at the Supreme Court’ story, more closely” – Neal Adams. He’s got a point. Currently the case …

Exclusive First Look – Captain Victory And The Galactic Rangers #1

Dynamite is relaunching Jack Kirby’s visionary series Captain Victory. Now in the hands of Joe Casey and Nathan Fox, the new series sets the Captain on an adventure in time and space. We are getting an exclusive first look at …

Dean Haspiel’s 35 Year Fantastic Four Dream Comes True – Looks Like He Got In Just In Time

Cartoonist, writer, and Emmy-Award winning artist Dean Haspiel has worked on some “dream” projects over the years, including getting to draw an entire graphic novel with a personal hero, Harvey Pekar, in The Quitter. Recently, he’s gotten considerable attention for …