Comic Riffs: jack kirby


Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 05/21/2012

AN IMMODEST PROPOSAL: From ‘Avengers’ riches, Disney should smartly gift Kirby heirs with a cool million

Disney could show grand goodwill by giving an “Avengers”-windfall gift of $1-million to the heirs of co-creator Jack Kirby.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:49 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jack kirby, the avengers, disney/marvel

Posted at 12:45 AM ET, 05/19/2012

CREATORS’ RIGHTS: How the Jack Kirby case caused acclaimed ROGER LANGRIDGE to quit DC and Marvel

Acclaimed cartoonist explains how he decided to stop working with Marvel and DC — and why the Jack Kirby case propelled him.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:45 AM ET, 05/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roger langridge, marvel comics, dc comics, jack kirby

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 05/03/2012

‘The Avengers’ to ‘Spider-Man’: Nearing 90, Marvel mastermind STAN LEE shoots from the still-hip (about Whedon, Kirby and RDJ)

As he nears 90, STAN LEE isn’t slowing down: He revels in “Avengers” film, Spider-Man’s 50th birthday and new documentary and feature-film projects. A Q&A with the Marvel mastermind.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:51 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  stan lee, marvel comics, jack kirby, joss whedon, morgan spurlock, the avengers, spider man, epix, with great power, san diego comic-con

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 12/15/2011

JOE SIMON, RIP: Remembering the legendary ‘Captain America’ co-creator, who has died at 98

By Michael Cavna  |  02:10 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  joe simon, jack kirby, neil gaiman, stan lee, jerry robinson

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 09/02/2011

THE POWER & PITFALLS OF GEEK MEMORY: From DC to Star Wars, what a week it was for ‘Nostalgia Factories’

From DC Comics’s relaunch to Star Wars, it was a stellar week for “nostalgia factories.”

By Michael Cavna  |  01:00 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dc comics, star wars, craig thompson, craig yoe, george herriman, bill watterson, joe simon, jack kirby, george lucas, grant morrison, jim lee, geoff johns, dan didio, new 52

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 10/11/2010

'Superheroes': Turning 97 today, JOE SIMON reflects on his legacy with JACK KIRBY (*As do STAN LEE and NEIL GAIMAN)

(Courtesy of Titan Books) Besides our boyhood fandom of Batman and our adulthood appreciation of Henry Selick, comics god Neil Gaiman and Comic Riffs humbly share at least one other cartoon-land trait: our mutual regret over our not meeting...

By Michael Cavna  |  02:30 PM ET, 10/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Superheroes, Superheroes, Superheroes, Superheroes | Tags:  Jack Kirby, Joe Simon, Mark Evanier, Neil Gaiman, Stan Lee, Titan Books