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The Toyetic Kirby

So at some point in the early 80s, Jack Kirby was asked to do some concept drawings of his New Gods characters for the Super Powers toy line. 536 more words

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Seeing Past the Icon: Bendis Gets It Right on Man of Steel

So last week was a great week for funnybooks. We got a tidy stack of on-going nerd farm favorites, all of which had great hooks for review. 2,429 more words

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Jack Kirby and the Art of the Pitch

So I’ve been digging again recently into the art of Jack Kirby. I mean… I’m ALWAYS digging into the art of Jack Kirby. He’s the King! 1,146 more words

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Fantastic Four Re-Mix, Part Eight: Infinite Benjamin

So here we are again with the Fantastic Four Remix, our on-going exercise in relaunching the Fantastic Four from scratch. We’re pretty deep into it now, so if you’re just joining us… Well, god help you. 6,942 more words

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The Life and Adventures of Lois Lane

We here on the nerd farm were saddened to hear this week of the passing of Margot Kidder, who defined the role of Lois Lane for a generation. 474 more words

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Retro Review: Mastering Space With Kirby and Wood

So it’s going to have to be a quickie this week. Why? Well… As it turns out, I spent most of the time I would normally spend writing this column on reading comics instead. 1,139 more words

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The Weird and the Wonderful: Some Alternative Picks for the Fantastic Four Relaunch

So we were talking about the upcoming Fantastic Four relaunch down at my local funnybook store recently. Which, yeah, if you haven’t heard… They’re relaunching Fantastic Four this summer, in a new series by Dan Slott and Sarah Pichelli. 3,026 more words

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