Happy 99th Birthday Jack Kirby

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From Sandman #1. Always been a favorite of mine since I was a child. 

   Jack Kirby. Jack KING Kirby. It’s important to note that he was one of the MOST influential artists in the comic book industry. If not one of than THE most. His style is the most recognisable and elements of it can be found in many of my favorite artists of my youth and even today.  Continue reading “Happy 99th Birthday Jack Kirby”

So You Want An Epic Fantastic Four? We Got That!

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Check out John Byrne’s run on The Fantastic Four from the 80’s.

   If you really want a good cinematic version of the Fantastic Four, you have to do yourself a huge favor and pick up the entire John Byrne run on the book. It spans issues #232 – #295, from July 1981 – October 1986. This is a real treat and it cements Mr. Byrne’s legendary role as both an artist and writer of epic comics.

Fox to Re-Make Big Trouble in Little China!?

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   So Fox is remaking Big Trouble in Little China. What? Who the FU… oh wait, with who? The Rock??? Oh HELL YES! I am in. Now, while I am usually one of the first to bemoan the lack of creativity in Hollywood, this film and Dwayne Johnson just fits.