Collected Jack Kirby Collector (Google eBook)

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TwoMorrows Publishing, Feb 19, 2004 - Literary Criticism - 240 pages
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Back for its fourth printing, this colossal 240-page trade paperback reprints issues #1-9 of The Jack Kirby Collector, the highly acclaimed magazine for Kirby fans! Included are the low-distribution early issues, the Fourth World theme issue (#6), and the out-of-print Fantastic Four theme issue (#9)! Also included is a new special section with over 30 pieces of Kirby art never before published, including Jack's uninked pencils from The Prisoner, New Gods, Fantastic Four, Captain America, Thor, Hunger Dogs, Jimmy Olsen, SHIELD, and more! Learn behind-the-scenes secrets through interviews with Kirby, Joe Simon, Mike Royer, Mark Evanier, Steve Sherman, Joe Sinnott, and other Kirby collaborators. This volume features a new introduction by Mark Evanier, and page after page of rare Kirby art, much in its original pencil form. Celebrate the life and career of comics' most prodigious imagination: Jack Kirby!
  

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Contents

Introduction by John Morrow
4
THE JACK KIRBY COLLECTORS21
22
Kirby On Tour
28
Cracking The Kirby Code
34
Conversations With Jack Kirby
40
Jack Ruby Esquire Art
46
Christies Auction
52
The Red Skull
58
The Last? Word
123
How Street Code Came To Be
129
Dingbats of Danger Street art
135
Down On The Ranch
144
The Dingbats Of Danger Street
153
Convention issue
161
John Pams Excellent Adventure
168
Jack Meets Paul McCartney
177

THE JACK KIRBY COLLECTOR 4
65
Mike Royer Interview Part One
72
THE JACK KIRBY COLLECTOR 5
80
Art Imitates Life
86
THE JACK KIRBY COLLECTOR
92
An Appreciation
100
The Hunger Dogs You Never Saw
106
Mark Evanier Interview
112
Jack Comes To AcmeCon 85
193
TJKCm Cover Pencils
199
An Inhuman Act
208
An Archetype
215
101 page 4 pencils 17
221
Captain Victory
229
Comic Reader
236
Copyright

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John Morrow is Professor of Political Studies and Dean of the Faculty of Arts at The University of Auckland in New Zealand.

Jack Kirby (1917-1994)isone of the unqualified giants in American comic book history.His most famous co-creation, Captain America, is in a major motion picture film franchise from Marvel Studios.

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