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Review: What If? The Complete Collection Vol. 1

What if Spider-Man joined the Fantastic Four? What if Captain America survived World War II? What if Rick Jones became the Hulk? Explore these possibilties and more in this collection of the classic series.

What If? The Complete Collection Vol. 1 is by Roy Thomas, Gil Kane, Jim Shooter, Don Glut, Scott Shaw, Jack Kirby, Jim Craig, Herb Trimpe, Gil Kane, Frank Robbins, George Tuska, Rock Hoberg, Alan Kupperberg, and Sal Buscema!

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Review: Marvel Tales Featuring: Fantastic Four #1

Celebrating 80 years of Marvel Comics, Marvel Tales reprints three classic stories, Fantastic Four (1961) #4, Fantastic Four Annual (1963) #6, and Fantastic Four #245, by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Sol Brodsky, Art Simek, Joe Sinnott, Sam Rosen, John Byrne, Bob Sharen, and Jim Salicrup with a cover by Jen Bartel.

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The Art of Comic Book Inking Gets an Expanded Edition in May 2019

The Art of Comic-Book Inking is the industry-standard manual for aspiring comic book inkers and industry professionals alike. Now, Dark Horse presents an expanded edition with new art and text by Gary Martin and a bonus chapter on digital inking by artist Leo Vitalis. Along with pen, brush, and stylus, no inking tool is more useful than The Art of Comic-Book Inking

Gain insights into the techniques, tools, and approaches of some of the finest ink artists in comics, including Terry Austin, Mark Farmer, Scott Williams, Alex Garner, and many more. Also included are eight full-sized blue-lined art boards featuring pencil art by top comics illustrators Steve Rude, Terry Dodson, Jack Kirby, Adam Warren, and others to use for practice or as samples to show editors and publishers.

The Art of Comic-Book Inking TPB goes on sale May 29, 2019.

The Art of Comic-Book Inking TPB

Chloe Zhao Will Take on Jack Kirby’s The Eternals

Marvel Studios has found their director for The Eternals in Chloe Zhao. The film is based on the creations by Jack Kirby. The script is by Matthew and Ryan Firpo.

The concept is near-immortal beings known as Eternals and monstrous off-shoots known as Deviants, both created by cosmic beings known as Celetials. Created in 1976 by Kirby, the concept was influenced by such works as Chariots of the Gods which explored ancient gods and aliens.

The Hollywood Reporter reports that one aspect of the story will involve “the love story etween Ikaris, a man fueled by cosmic energy, and Sersi, who relishes moving amongst humans.”

The concept of the Eternals have been hinted at in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Thanos being on himself and some vision of their world is shown in Avengers: Infinity War and Knowhere in Guardians of the Galaxy is the head of a Celestial.

Zhao has been on Marvel’s radar for a while and was one of the directors considered for the standalone Black Widow film.

The film is believed to be part of Marvel’s Phase 4 which will begin after the sequel to Avengers: Infinity War.

Preview: Jack Kirby’s Marvel Heroes & Monsters Artist’s Edition

Jack Kirby’s Marvel Heroes & Monsters Artist’s Edition

Jack Kirby (a & c)

A collection of beautiful stories featuring some of Jack “King” Kirby’s most iconic and enduring heroes: Captain America, the X-Men, Ant-Man, and Sgt. Fury! Included in this glorious Artist’s Edition are complete stories of each, and all drawn in the old Twice-Up format (meaning this is a BIG book!). Additionally, several of Kirby’s best monster stories are also included. Rounding off in true Artist’s Edition style is an extra-long gallery section, filled with great and rare covers, pin-ups, and exceptional pages. Another Kirby winner from IDW Publishing!

HC • BW • $150.00 • 168 pages • 15” x 22” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-386-5

Fantastic Four #1 Gets a Jack Kirby “Hidden Gem” Variant

This August, 57 years to the day of the Fantastic Four’s original debut, Marvel’s First Family returns as the Fantastic Four make their dramatic homecoming to the Marvel Universe!

In celebration of the much-anticipated launch of Fantastic Four #1, Marvel has revealed a SURPRISE hidden gem variant cover from legendary artist Jack Kirby!

Written by Dan Slott, with art by Sara Pichelli, and a main cover by Esad Ribic, don’t miss the epic return of Johnny, Ben, Sue, and Reed on August 8th!

Preview: Fighting American: The Ties That Bind #4


Writer: Gordon Rennie
Artist: Andie Tong
Cover A: Andie Tong
Cover B: Jack Kirby. Colors by David Leach.
Publisher: Titan Comics
FC, 32pp, $3.99, On sale: June 6, 2018


The critically-acclaimed series returns with a brand-new story featuring Fighting American and Speedboy!

Celebrate the Fantastic Four with a Poster Featuring Classic Jack Kirby Artwork

This August, Marvel invites you to join Johnny, Ben, Sue and Reed in their much-anticipated return to comics, featuring an all-new story from Dan Slott, Sara Pichelli, and Esad Ribic!

And to celebrate the return of the first family, Marvel is excited to reveal a special Fantastic Four poster featuring classic artwork by Jack Kirby, which will be available to readers this August.

Be sure to pick up Fantastic Four #1 on August 8th, and stay tuned for announcements about Fantastic Four’s release, upcoming incentives, and more!

Preview: Fighting American #3 (of 4)


Writer: Gordon Rennie
Artist: Andie Tong
Color: Tracy Bailey
Letterer: Simon Bowland
Cover A: Andie Tong
Cover B: Jack Kirby
Publisher: Titan Comics
FC, $3.99, On sale: May 2, 2018

The critically-acclaimed series returns with a brand-new story featuring Fighting American and Speedboy!

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