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Description - Kirby by Mark Evanier

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781419727498
ISBN-10: 1419727494
Format: Paperback / softback
(188mm x 266mm x 26mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Abrams ComicArts
Publisher: Abrams
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2017
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Mark Evanier

Mark Evanier, a writer (The Art of the Simon and Kirby Studio) and historian, has three Emmy Award nominations and received the Lifetime Achievement Award for animation from the Writers Guild of America. He lives in Los Angeles. Introduction by Neil Gaiman.

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