Kirby: King Of Comics (anniversary Edition) by Mark EvanierKirby: King Of Comics (anniversary Edition) by Mark Evanier

Kirby: King Of Comics (anniversary Edition)

byMark EvanierIntroduction byNeil Gaiman

Paperback | August 1, 2017

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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.
 
Neil Gaiman was born in Portchester, England on November 10, 1960. He worked as a journalist and freelance writer for a time, before deciding to try his hand at comic books. Some of his work has appeared in publications such as Time Out, The Sunday Times, Punch, and The Observer. His first comic endeavor was the graphic novel series Th...
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Title:Kirby: King Of Comics (anniversary Edition)Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 10.25 × 7.5 × 0.88 inShipping dimensions:10.25 × 7.5 × 0.88 inPublished:August 1, 2017Publisher:Abrams ComicArtsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1419727494

ISBN - 13:9781419727498

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“…the best part of "Kirby: King of Comics" is the beautiful color art found throughout. There are almost as many pages of art as there are pages of text, which makes the book a treasure.”