Jillian Kirby is honoring what would have been her grandfather Jack Kirby’s 97th birthday with her Kirby4Heroes campaign, which raises donations for the Hero Initiative, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping comic book creators in need, offering assistance to artists and writers.
We’re set up at booth 5520 near aisle 1300, with T-shirts, prints, membership premiums, and a Kirby art exhibit of hi res prints of hi res scans.
That’s right, the Jack Kirby Museum will be setting up something special at the Florida Supercon in Miami Beach from July 3rd through the 6th!
Look for the Jack Kirby Museum table at NY Comic Fest Saturday 14 June, in White Plains, NY!
Here’s the website for the show: nycomicfest.com
See you there!
Steve Coates, along with Logan and Selena, put together a Jack Kirby Museum exhibit at the Calgary Expo. Steve reports there was considerable attention from guests and attendees, with new members signing up on the spot and many interested in supporting our efforts in the future.
Paul Kupperberg and Barry Kitson where scheduled to appear at the Expo and take part in Saturday’s Jack Kirby Tribute panel, but both had to postpone their appearance. Luckily and eagerly, Kevin Eastman and David Lloyd stepped in and appeared at the panel.
It was a busy four-day weekend, but Steve reports he was able to meet with some of the guest artists. Steve would like to say a big thank you to Scott Shaw! and Mark McKenna for their anecdotes and kindness. Also, a “Cowabunga!” to Kevin and Courtney Eastman for their support through a very busy weekend. Steve also expressed regret at not finding enough time to visit with David Lloyd.
Welcome aboard to the new museum members and a thank you to Logan and Selena Coates, Steve says he couldn’t do it without you! Another thank you to Lorraine, a volunteer who spent considerable time helping at the exhibit.
Yep, hot on the heels of the Comic Art Con in Secaucus, NJ, the MoCCA Arts Fest in NYC, and Asbury Park Comicon in, well.. yeah, Asbury Park, NJ – we’re setting up at Wondercon Anaheim‘s booth 624 this weekend, with TWO scanners! We’re right next to TwoMorrows.
Got Kirby original art and interested in helping the Kirby Museum build its digital archive? Bring it by and let us scan it! Interested in helping us, but have so much original Kirby art that you don’t want to bring it by? Let us know. Have rental car – will travel!
That’s right, we’ll be setting up at Asbury Park Comicon this Saturday and Sunday. No better place to be down the shore this weekend!
(We’ll be at Wondercon Anaheim next weekend, too!)
If you’re in New York City this weekend, come to MoCCAFest 2014 at The 69th Regiment Armory at 68 Lexington Avenue between E. 25th & E. 26th Street from 11am to 6pm!
We’ll be there at table B16 with mini-comics, books, stickers, T-shirts, prints, posters, and more!
Russell Payne represented the Kirby Museum at the London Super Comic Convention (LSCC) this past weekend, where he gave a talk called “You don’t know Jack?”
Russ wrote a review on his blog:
Thank you, Russ!