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Kirby : king of comics / by Mark Evanier ; introduction by Neil Gaiman.

Author/creator Evanier, Mark
Format Electronic and Book
EditionRevised edition.
Publication InfoNew York : Abrams ComicArts, [2017]
Description239 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Public Library Complete
Portion of title King of comics
Abstract 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.
General noteThis is a revised and expanded version of the book first published in 2008.
General noteIncludes index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2018295891
ISBN9781419727498 (paperback)
ISBN1419727494 (paperback)

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