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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 …

All Of Dynamite’s Diamond Seminar Announced Books For $.99 Each At Westfield

I guess the folks over at Westfield Comics liked what they heard at the Diamond Retailer Seminar a few weeks back. They have decided that all of first issues announced at the show from Dynamite and scheduled to be released …

Getting The Kids To Read Comics – Findings From A ‘Great Experiment’ In The Classroom

Brian M. Puaca writes for Bleeding Cool: As we move into the last half of May, college students around the country are graduating or heading home for the summer. For many faculty, the end of the semester means taking stock …

Jack Kirby’s Captain Victory Returns With Joe Casey And Nathan Fox

The annual Diamond Retailer Seminar is this weekend and Dynamite is rolling out a half-dozen announcements and the next one here involves the King. We start with Captain Victory And The Galactic Rangers. Created by Jack Kirby, the characters are …

Alice in Comicland Gets Curiouser and Curiouser – Craig Yoe In the Bleeding Cool Interview

Craig Yoe is the Indiana Jones of comics history and archival work, and it turns out that just like Indy, he’s been doing this ever since he was a young teen.  Also, like Indy, everything he discovers is meant to …