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Fantastic Four Special Edition #1 - John Byrne art, Jack Kirby reprints

John Byrne Fantastic Four Special Edition v1 #1, 1984 - The bulk of the issue reprints the Jack Kirby classic from Fantastic Four annual #1. Note that page 18 from the original story has been replaced by five new pages retelling the Sub-mariner's origin. This new material by John Byrne is comparable in quality to his wrap-around cover (which works best as a complete spread). His five separate [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Jack Kirby, John Byrne, Ted Ignacio


Tales of Suspense #52 - 1st Black Widow (key) + Jack Kirby cover

Jack Kirby Tales of Suspense v1 #52, 1964 - After getting access to a secure building, a pair of Russians steal the Crimson Dynamo suit and wreak havoc on the Stark Industries. The Black Widow makes her key first appearance as a spy, using her beauty to distract Tony Stark. Her skills appear limited in her early appearances. This story was later reprinted in Marvel Collectors' Item Classics #12. [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Jack Kirby, Ted Ignacio, Crimson Dynamo, Stark Industries The Black Widow


M.O.D.O.K. Teaser Sets Premiere Date for Patton Oswalt-Led Marvel Series

M.O.D.O.K. teaser sets premiere date for Patton Oswalt-led Marvel series After months of radio silence regarding the animated Marvel series, Hulu has unveiled a new teaser for the Patton Oswalt-starring M.O.D.O.K. announcing a May 21 premiere date on the streaming service. The new teaser can be viewed in the player below! RELATED: Barry Jenkins’ The Underground Railroad Premiere Date Revealed by Amazon if (typeof readAdmiralCookie === "function"){ adm...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Disney, Earth, Austin, Stan Lee, Hulu, Bennet, Patton Oswalt, Jack Kirby, Gary, Melissa, Garcia, Schwartz, Monica, Richardson


Marvel Studios’ Fantastic Four Gets a New Pre-Production Update

Marvel Studios’ Fantastic Four Gets a New Pre-Production Update Deadline’s Justin Kroll took to Twitter to share a new update regarding Marvel Studios’ long-awaited Fantastic Four project’s progress, confirming that there is currently no script attached to the Jon Watts-directed film. He also revealed that Marvel Studios had just recently started talking with potential writers. This new pre-production update comes after circulating reports about Oscar winner and X-Men alum Jennifer Lawrence’...
Tags: Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, Fantastic Four, Deadpool, Stan Lee, Marvel Comics, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, Roger Corman, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Michael B Jordan, Watts, Kevin Feige, Tom Holland, Josh Trank, Jon Watts


Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Sets Voice Cast Including Alfre Woodard

Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Sets Voice Cast Including Alfre Woodard After over a year since the series’ official announcement at 2019’s D23, Disney Channel has finally announced a new update on their upcoming animated series adaptation of Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, revealing its voice cast led by actress and singer Diamond White and award-winning actress Alfre Woodard. The series is expected to make its debut in 2022. In addition, acclaimed actor and executive producer ...
Tags: TV, Movies, New York City, Disney, TV News, Kim, Alfre Woodard, Pixar, Laurence Fishburne, Sasheer Zamata, Jack Kirby, Disney Channel, Mimi, Lower East Side, Adrià, Casey


Real Fact Comics #1 - Jack Kirby art (key)

Real Fact Comics #1 Real Fact Comics v1 #1, 1946 - Projecting the future, Jack Kirby illustrates two pages on rocketry and technology in this key first issue. The artist combines innovative layouts with precise drawings, beautifully inked by frequent partner Joe Simon. Perhaps due to the subject matter, the enthusiasm behind the art is palpable. A second tale chronicles Jean Lafitte, the pirate [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Jack Kirby, Joe Simon, Jean Lafitte, Ted Ignacio, Real Fact Comics


Justice Society: World War II Trailer & Release Dates Unveiled

Justice Society: World War II Trailer & Release Dates Unveiled Warner Bros. has released the official trailer for the animated feature Justice Society: World War II, the next entry in the popular series of the DC Universe Movies. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC, the feature-length animated film will be distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital starting April 27, 2021, and on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray on May 11, 2021. You can check out the trailer now...
Tags: Amazon, Video, Movies, Nazis, Superman, Gotham, Diana, Justice League, Batman, Dc, Warner Bros, Jack Kirby, Warner Bros Animation, Mickey Mouse, Barry Allen, Lois Lane


Our Fighting Forces #160 - Jack Kirby art, Joe Kubert cover

Joe Kubert Our Fighting Forces v1 #160 featuring the Losers, 1975 - In a small Russian village, a young Nazi sympathizer joins their ranks as a machine-gunner and executioner. Staying at his mother's house, disguised as German officers, the Losers must deliver a crucial letter and leave before they're discovered. Jack Kirby delivers a fine tale of espionage and traitors, his artwork largely [Author: Unknown]
Tags: Comics, Jack Kirby, Unknown, Joe Kubert


Four New DC Showcase Animated Shorts to Be Released in 2021 and 2022

Four new DC Comics characters are getting the spotlight in new DC Showcase animated shorts to be released between 2021 to 2022. The animated shorts will be included on upcoming releases of the animated DC Universe Movies, as bonus features. Warner Bros. announced that Kamandi, The Losers, Blue Beetle, and John Constantine will be the stars of four new DC Showcase animated shorts for release by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment in 2021-2022. All four animated shorts are produced by Rick Morales...
Tags: Movies, Dc Comics, Earth, Animation, Warner Bros, Jack Kirby, Warner Brothers, Adam Strange, Constantine, Warner Bros Home Entertainment, John Constantine, Short Films, Comic Book/Superhero, Rick Morales, Matt Peters, Paul Giacoppo


Black Panther 2: Michael B. Jordan Open to Returning as Killmonger

Black Panther 2: Michael B. Jordan open to returning as Killmonger In a recent interview with People, Creed star Michael B. Jordan addressed the possibility of returning as the fan-favorite villain Erik Killmonger in Ryan Coogler’s upcoming Black Panther sequel. The actor revealed that he cherished the time he had worked on the acclaimed MCU film, especially after the untimely death of his beloved friend and titular star Chadwick Boseman. “That’s something that is very, very near and dear to...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Andy Serkis, Jordan, Stan Lee, Marvel Comics, Ryan Coogler, Angela Bassett, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, Michael B Jordan, Michael, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong, Kevin Feige


Superhero Bits: ‘Rise of the TMNT: The Movie’ Synopsis Revealed, Wolverine Casting Rumors Debunked & More

What is the Rise of the TMNT movie about? Why did Batwoman‘s showrunner choose to avoid recasting Kate Kane? Who’s the latest addition to the Moon Knight cast? Could Swamp Thing come back from the dead for a second season? Could WandaVision usher in the concept of mutants in the MCU? What does Jack Kirby‘s son think of certain domestic terrorists misusing Captain America‘s symbol All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Javicia Leslie sat down for an interview to discuss what’s...
Tags: Movies, Spider-Man, America, Batwoman, Batman, Tmnt, Tobey Maguire, Cw, Jack Kirby, Hawkeye, Wolverine, Caroline Dries, Mark Stevens, Comic Book/Superhero, The-Flash, Justice-League


Jack Kirby’s Son Denounces Trump Rioters in Captain America Gear: ‘Disgusting and Disgraceful’

Captain America creators "hated Nazis and hated bullies," Neal Kirby writes
Tags: America, Jack Kirby, Neal Kirby


A look at Jack Kirby's Dingbats of Danger Street

Before seeing this episode of Cartoonist Kayfabe, I have to admit to not knowing anything about Jack Kirby's Dingbats of Danger Street, a comic that he did towards the end of his time at DC (1975). Allegedly inspired by his own youth, Dingbats follows a gang of young toughs, depending on each other to survive, while sort of backing their way into crime fighting. — Read the rest
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Director Chloe Zhao Reveals She’s Also the Writer for Marvel’s Eternals

Director Chloe Zhao Reveals She’s Also the Writer for Marvel’s Eternals It looks like director Chloe Zhao is taking full creative liberty with Marvel’s Eternals. In her previous works, the Chinese director was both writer and director. While talking about the importance of writing to her filmmaking process, Zhao revealed that she worked on the script of the upcoming Marvel’s Eternals movie as well, previously credited to documentarians Kaz and Ryan Firpo (via SuperHeroHype). ...
Tags: Movies, Marvel, Disney, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, Zhao, Kaz, ComingSoon, Movie News, Margaret Gardiner, Kevin -LSB- Feige, Chloe Zhao, Ryan Firpo, Nate -LSB- Moore


Black Panther 2 Will Not Recast T’Challa

Black Panther 2 Will Not Recast T’Challa During the Disney Investor Day, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige announced that the upcoming Black Panther II will not recast T’Challa following the death of Chadwick Boseman. Instead, the film will continue to explore the incomparable world of Wakanda and all of the rich and varied characters introduced in the Ryan Coogler movie. RELATED: Disney+ Unveils First Trailer for Marvel Animated Series What If…? PB = PB ...
Tags: Movies, Marvel, Disney, Andy Serkis, Chad, Stan Lee, Marvel Comics, Ryan Coogler, Angela Bassett, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong, Challa, Kevin Feige, Wakanda


Black Panther II Will Not Recast T’Challa

Black Panther II Will Not Recast T’Challa During the Disney+ investor presentation, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige announced that the upcoming Black Panther II will not recast T’Challa following the death of Chadwick Boseman. Instead, the film will likely lean on previously introduced characters and tap into the rich world established in the Ryan Coogler film. “Chadwick Boseman was an immensely talented actor and an inspirational individual who affected all of our lives professionally and p...
Tags: Movies, Marvel, Disney, Andy Serkis, Chad, Stan Lee, Marvel Comics, Ryan Coogler, Angela Bassett, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong, Challa, Kevin Feige, Wakanda


Marvel Studios Confirms ‘Fantastic 4’ Movie Coming From ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Director Jon Watts

The Fantastic Four, Marvel’s “First Family,” have been done dirty on the big screen not once, not twice, but three times. Four times if you include the infamously never-released film from the ’90s. However, Marvel Studios is looking to polish this gem of a superhero team with a new take set firmly within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Fifth time’s the charm, as Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige announced during Disney’s Investors Day presentation that Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From H...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Stan Lee, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, Reed, Watts, Kevin Feige, Jon Watts, Johnny Storm, Comic Book/Superhero, Fantastic-Four, Reed Richards, Ben Grimm, Eu26ghxbGT Marvel Studios


Comics Will Break Your Heart

It’s a famous phrase, at least amongst comic creators. “Comics will break your heart,” reportedly said Jack Kirby, expressing how many people love and are hurt by a tough business with little room for success. It’s also the title of a comic-centered teen romance novel by incredibly productive and talented cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks. (I previously wrote about a few of her inspirations for the story.) It’s a great choice, as Hicks uses the kind of background fans are familiar [...]
Tags: Comics, Jack Kirby, Hicks, Books About Comics, Faith Erin Hicks


Black Panther 2 Set to Film in July, Enters Talks With Potential Antagonist

Black Panther sequel set to film in July, enters talks with potential antagonist This year saw the world rocked by the sudden loss of Chadwick Boseman and left many wondering how Marvel Studios would move forward with the highly-anticipated Black Panther 2 and now, nearly four months after his death, it appears they’ve found their path as they’re eyeing a July 2021 start date for filming, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Black Panther 2: Marvel Studios Exec VP Refutes Rumors of...
Tags: Movies, Mexico, Atlanta, Andy Serkis, Stan Lee, Marvel Comics, Ryan Coogler, Angela Bassett, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, Chadwick Boseman, Wright, Lupita Nyong, Wakanda, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Boseman


Chloe Zhao’s Eternals Has Completed Filming Reshoots

Chloe Zhao’s Eternals has completed filming reshoots In a recent interview with HeyUGuys, The Walking Dead star Lauren Ridloff confirmed that reshoots on Chloe Zhao’s highly-anticipated MCU film Eternals have been completed, which probably took place during the summer. Originally scheduled for a February 2021 release, the star-studded film has now been pushed back for the third time to November 5, 2021 which will be a year after its original planned debut date. “I just actually finished my s...
Tags: Movies, Angelina Jolie, Busan, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, Elizabeth Olsen, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Richard Madden, Angie, Kevin Feige, Mesopotamia, MCU, Kumail Nanjiani, ComingSoon, Movie News, Marvel Movie News


Black Panther 2: Marvel Studios Exec VP Refutes Rumors of Using Digital Double for Chadwick Boseman

Black Panther 2: Marvel Studios Exec VP Refutes Rumors of Using Digital Double for Chadwick Boseman Following the unexpected passing of acclaimed actor Chadwick Boseman after a four-year-long brave battle with colon cancer, many rumors have been circulating online regarding Marvel Studios’ potential plans for Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther sequel. One of the many speculations is that the studio was reportedly looking to create a digital life-like double of the late actor to appear in the highly...
Tags: Movies, Andy Serkis, Stan Lee, Marvel Comics, Ryan Coogler, Angela Bassett, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, Black Panther, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong, Alonso, Ma Rainey, Wakanda, Chadwick


Willie Nelson, Dracula, and Boy's Love - quick book reviews

 by Mike RhodeThere's a very minor thread linking all of these books - men kissing other men, although Dracula... you can't really call his assault "kissing." Willie Nelson : A Graphic History by T.J. Kirsch with Jesse Lonergan, Jeremy Massie, Havard S. Johansen, Coskun Kuzgun, Jason Pittman, J. T. Yost, and Adam Walmsley, NBM. 7 ½ x10, 88pp., B&W, HC, $16.99; ISBN 9781681122625; ebook: $11.99, ISBN 9781681122632  NBM offered me a review copy, but I had already bought the book from my LCS. ...
Tags: Amazon, Comics, Music, Japan, Heavy Metal, Country Music, California, Horror, US, Los Angeles, Book Review, Vienna, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Biography, Harmony


Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. Footage Shows Off the Hulu Show’s Oddball Humor

Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. Footage Show Off the Upcoming Show’s Oddball Humor We’ve finally received our first look at the upcoming series, Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. and it actually looks quite brilliant. The footage for the stop motion animated comedy show was unveiled during a panel at New York Comic Con, which you can watch below! Along with the sneak peek, co-creator was on hand to discuss the show’s premise: “He is going to have to close up shop until a tech company – a Silicon Valley, kind of Googl...
Tags: Google, TV, Movies, Marvel, Earth, Austin, TV News, Silicon Valley, Stan Lee, Hulu, Bennet, Patton Oswalt, Jack Kirby, Gary, Melissa, Garcia


Challengers of the Unknown #6 - Jack Kirby / Wally Wood art, Kirby cover

Jack Kirby Challengers of the Unknown v1 #6, 1959 - In two separate adventures, the Challengers are forced to become performers in an interplanetary circus and an uncharted island endows magical powers on June, the Challengers' unofficial fifth member. Jack Kirby's cover is disappointingly short of detail,  but his story art meets expectations. Wally Wood's inking continues to add clear [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Jack Kirby, Kirby, Ted Ignacio, Wally Wood, Jack Kirby Wally Wood, Jack Kirby Challengers


‘Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.’ Unveils Funny First Footage and Sets the Table for What’s to Come [NYCC]

After getting our first look at Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. this morning, we’re back to break down some highlights from the stop-motion animated comedy’s New York Comic Con panel that just aired. Co-creator and star Patton Oswalt was joined by fellow creator Jordan Blum and cast members Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation), Aimee Garcia (Lucifer), and Melissa Fumero (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) to show off a couple of clips from the series and talk about what fans can expect from this oddball show about the Mar...
Tags: Google, New York, Movies, Silicon Valley, Ben Schwartz, Stan Lee, Hulu, Patton-Oswalt, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, Jordan Blum, Melissa, Blum, Jodie, Ben Schwartz Parks, Oswalt


‘Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.’ First Look: What Does an Evil Floating Head Do On His Days Off?

We have plenty of gritty superhero shows full of blood, and gore, and realism — maybe it’s time for a comedy that shows what a supervillain does on his days off. That’s the premise of Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K., an adult stop-motion animated comedy on Hulu that stars Patton Oswalt as the titular villainous floating head as he deals with his demanding family and corporate red tape. And Hulu has just released the first look photos for M.O.D.O.K., which look as hilariously mundane as you would expect. ...
Tags: Images, Movies, Hulu, Avengers, Patton Oswalt, Jack Kirby, Jordan Blum, Melissa, Lou, Beck Bennett, Blum, Jon Daly, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, Oswalt, M.O.D.O.K, Marvel's M.o.d.o.k


Strange Tales #89 - Jack Kirby art & cover, Steve Ditko art

 Jack Kirby Strange Tales v1 #89, 1961 - To stop an oncoming Communist invasion, a young Asian man awakens a gargantuan creature from its long slumber. Jack Kirby designs Fin Fang Foom after legendary Chinese dragons, featured not only on the cover but two impressive splash pages. Steve Ditko draws the tale of a robbery occurring in a wealthy man's greenhouse. His page and panel designs are [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Ted Ignacio


Dead Reckoning's Atlas at War reviewed in the NY Times

Revisiting the 'Violent Ballets' of Jack Kirby By Ed Park Sept. 17, 2020https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/17/books/review/tom-scioli-jack-kirby-atlas-at-war.html [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Jack Kirby, Ny Times, Mike Rhode


Our Fighting Forces #156 - Jack Kirby art & cover

 Jack Kirby Our Fighting Forces v1 #156 featuring the Losers, 1975 - Ending their furlough in Manhattan, the heroes are tasked with finding a u-boat off the Long Island shore. Jack Kirby does a capable job overall, but his opening spread is his most arresting to date on the series. Giving readers a birds-eye view, a massive ship is violently blown apart by Nazi torpedoes while American planes [Author: Unknown]
Tags: Comics, Manhattan, Long Island, Jack Kirby, Unknown


Joe Palooka Comics #5 - Jack Kirby art

Joe Palooka Comics #5 Joe Palooka Comics v1 #5, 1946 - Following their short-lived series earlier in the year, the Boy Explorers appear in a short back-up feature. Created by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon, the group of young adventures head for the moon to mediate between two alien factions. Nicely detailed and creatively laid out, the illustrations meet same standards as other Simon & Kirby works [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Jack Kirby, Joe Simon, Ted Ignacio, Simon Kirby, Joe Palooka Comics