Darkseid

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Many thanks to Chris Sewell for submitting this digital rendering from Jack’s original pencils.

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Birthday Cover

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J.A. Fludd works a variation of the classic Kirby-Sinnott cover for Fantastic Four #164, a birthday gift for his British born boyfriend, Karl.

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Renato Stevanato pays tribute to the ‘King of Comics’ on the anniversary of his death 22 years ago today.

Holiday Gallery

Kirby-Vision would like to wish each and everyone of our readers the very best for the holiday season. To celebrate, and to take us into the new year, we’d like to present a mini-gallery of Kirby inspired creations for your enjoyment. Happy Holidays folks!

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Marc Basile

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Infinitely Spectrum by Jeremy Landis

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Rusty Gilligan

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Jim Stewart

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Rick Baiker

 

Happy Birthday Jack!

Today marks the 98th anniversary of Jack Kirby’s birth and to celebrate KIRBY-VISION proudly presents our annual portrait gallery in honour of ‘The King of Comics’.

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Ghen Martin is a Spanish illustrator and graphic designer, and at the same time a great, great fan of Jack Kirby’s art. You can know more about his comic book projects and work on his website here.

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J.A. Fludd

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Dale Martin

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Peder Riis

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Joel Gahr

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Rick Baiker

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Lanc Godwin

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Jim Engel

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Jason Garrattley

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James Burns

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Graziano Donati

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Jim Stewart

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Joe Zierman & Derek Langille

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EXTRA BIRTHDAY TREAT!! – Kirby-Vision recommends – kirbyans – a Kirby tribute blog coordinated by Daniel featuring a wealth of Brazilian artists.

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Michael Adams

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Renato Stevanato

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Sid Teles

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Marc Basile

A huge thank you to all the artists who took the time to contribute to today’s Birthday celebration. And of course a huge thank you to Jack Kirby for his continuing inspiration.
Long live The King!

 

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The very gracious Shannon Slayton got in touch with Kirby-Vision and offered to share some of the Kirby portraits she has commissioned from artists over the past few years. Many thanks Shannon, we are privileged to present your awesome gallery.

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J.K. Woodward

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Steve Rude

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Joe Sinnott

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Andrew Maclean

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Terry Beatty

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Tom Scioli

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Thomas Boatright

Hulk Smash!

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The Incredible Hulk – courtesy of Rick Baiker.
Rick writes: “I’ve been having fun inking Jack with a simple fine point marker. It really makes me appreciate the work Jack’s classic inkers have brought to his work. Even Vince. He has a very deft touch at feathering some of Jack’s hard line. Excellent brush technique. Keep in mind this is from a scan on an 8 1/2 x 11 piece of paper. Would like to try it in original size some day”.

The Great Destroyer

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Aztec/Mayan inspired Galactus and Silver Surfer by Salt Lake City based Artist Matt Page.
Matt is a huge Galactus fan who regularly writes about “The hunger that does not cease” at his tribute blog – When Calls Galactus. You can find more of Matt’s work at his website here.

The Mighty Thor

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The Mighty Thor – inks & colors over original Kirby pencils, courtesy of Jim Engel.

Destroy Bristol

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Below: Omac traced & inked by David from original Kirby pencils.

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