Category Archives: J.A. Fludd

Happy 100th Birthday Jack!

Today marks the 100th anniversary of Jack Kirby’s birth and to celebrate KIRBY-VISION proudly presents a very special portrait gallery in honour of ‘The King of Comics’.

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Brendan Tobin

Russell Payne

Vince Stone

Scott Ligon

Kevin Paul Shaw Broden

Renato Stevanato

Volker Stieber

Mike Sullivan

J.P. Vilchi

Marc Basile

  

  

Portrait & 3D art ‘A Meal fit for a King’ by Dale Martin

  

Portrait and Kirby recreations by Stuart Roach

Tom Kelly – Pen & ink illustrations for Challengers Comics and Conversation‘s Kirby 100th event.

Derek Langille – Inks & colours from Kirby original.

Shannon Slayton once again treats us to some of the Kirby portraits he has commissioned over the past few years.

David Williams

Josh Bayer

Karl Slominski

Dean Stahl

Video games & comic book artist -3- rounds of this year’s gallery with the above portrait and a 100 clues/answers crossword challenge which comes as a downloadable PDF via this link –
KING KIRBY 100 Crossword Challenge – Good luck!

A huge thank you to all the artists who took the time to contribute to this year’s very special
celebrations. Happy Birthday Jack!, your inspiration lives on. Long live The King!

 

 

 

 

 

Happy 99th Birthday Jack!

Today marks the 99th 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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Richard A. Fuscia, Jr.

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J.A. Fludd

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Jim Stewart

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Russell Payne

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Jason Garrattley

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Renato Stevanato

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Marc Basile

A huge thank you to all the artists who took the time to contribute to this year’s celebrations. Happy Birthday Jack!, your inspiration lives on. Long live The King!

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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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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 he 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

Happy Birthday Jack!

Today marks the 96th 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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Ashley Holt

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Mike Sullivan

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Jorge Freire

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Lanc Godwin

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Kenn Thomas

Jack Kirby-The Man Who Would Be KING!!!

Steven John Vasquez

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Peder Riis

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Craig Peters
Craig writes, “I’m more a writer than an artist, so I took one of my favorite pieces of Jack’s work and … well, rewrote it.” – Click Image to enlarge.

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Jason Garrattley

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Derek Langille
For an extra visual treat check out Derek’s Flickr collection of 165 Kirby Double-page spreads.

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James Burns

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Marc Basile

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Brendan Tobin

Also joining in the Birthday celebrations with non-portrait pieces:

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Jeff McKenzie

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Volker Stieber

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Les White

And finally, Italian Renato Stevanato gifted not one but five portraits which will form part of his own celebratory post at his blog, cartoonstherapy.

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A huge thank you to all the artists who took the time to contribute to today’s Birthday celebration, making it our biggest portrait gallery ever. And of course a huge thank you goes out to Jack Kirby for his continuing inspiration. Long live The King!

 

 

Happy Birthday Jack!

Today marks the 95th anniversary of Jack Kirby’s birth and to celebrate KIRBY-VISION proudly presents our annual portrait gallery in honour of ‘The King of Comics’.

Paul Carter

J.A. Fludd

Jorge Freire

Brendan Tobin

Jason Garrattley

   

Rob Steibel
Rob’s source material for his portrait comes from an unpublished Machine Man page (click to enlarge). Rob writes, “The character in the 3rd panel is Dr. Peter Spalding. I thought he looked a little like Jack with his pipe so I added inks.”

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(You can see the original Kirby/John Verpoorten cover to The Eternals #9 here

Marc Basile

Mike Pascale

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!

 

 

 

 

Johnny & Jean

The Human Torch and Marvel-Girl courtesy of J.A. Fludd. You can find more from J.A. at his blog and DeviantArt page.

Happy Birthday Jack!

Today marks the 94th anniversary of Jack Kirby’s birth and to celebrate KIRBY-VISION proudly presents our annual portrait gallery in honour of ‘The King of Comics’.

Luis Chichón

Lanc Godwin

Rob Drew

J. A. Fludd

Marc Basile

David Terry

Rob Steibel

Jason Garrattley

David Clayton

Giorgio Comolo

Brendan Tobin

A huge thank you to all the artists who took the time to contribute to today’s gallery. Long live The King!

Happy Birthday Jack!

Today marks the 93rd anniversary of Jack Kirby‘s birth and to celebrate KIRBY-VISION proudly presents our second portrait gallery in honour of ‘The King of Comics’.

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Marc Basile

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J.A. Fludd

Uriel A. Durán

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Jason Garrattley

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Lanc Godwin

British illustrator Jonathan Edwards made his debut in the influential comic magazine Deadline. Since then has forged a successful career as a commercial illustration and a long standing relationship with The Guardian newspaper providing editorial art. He is also the curator of Draw Serge, an illustrative tribute blog dedicated to the French singer-songwriter Serge Gainsbourg. You can find more of Jonathan’s energetic work at his website and blog.

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Luis Chichón

A big shout-out to all the artists who took the time to contribute to today’s gallery. And of course a huge thank you to Jack Kirby whose inspiration lives on. Long live The King!