Jack Kirby

Marvelette Missives – Happy 100, Mr. Kirby

Marvelette Missives – Happy 100, Mr. Kirby

Last month would have marked the 100th birthday of comic book icon Jack Kirby. For those not as familiar with the history of comics, Kirby was not only an artist, writer and editor, but he created some of the most well-known characters and styles that are still seen in comics today. His first, and biggest, character creation (working with artist Joe Simon) was in 1940: Captain America. Over his career he wrote, drew and/or created dozens of heroes and worked for Marvel and DC, as well as doing freelance work. He was a large part of what Stan Lee dubbed “the Marvel method” of creating comics in a particular style.  More

WBG Episode 80: Holy Catch Up, McFly!

WeBeGeeksMarty returns from vacation and the guys catch up on all the latest news of the past couple weeks like Jack Kirby vs Marvel, Brandon Routh returning to the DC Universe, but not as Superman, More info on Batman ’66 coming to Blu-ray and DVD and more! Give a hoot and listen! Our Dark Horse segment we talk about The Strain TV series and the comparisons to the book. Check out a new episode of WeBeGeeks every Thursday here or on iTunes and Stitcher