The recent Kirby tribute exhibition Hail to The King is showcased in this great little mini-doc which includes interviews with the co-curators Jason Atomic and Garry Vanderhorne on the inspiration behind the show.Due to popular demand Hail to The King will be opening for a month long run at London’s Orbital Comics from June 9th – July 9th. Kirby-Vision would like to wish Jason and Garry all the best on what looks like an exceptional show.
Just time for another heads-up about the forthcoming Kirby tribute show, Hail to The King!, which opens this week at the Resistance Gallery in London. Co-curator Jason Atomic has been drumming up publicity at his blog for what promises to be a Kirby-tastic night. Here’s just a small selection of some of the artists contributing:
Kirby portrait (acrylic on canvas)
Two paintings by Jason Atomic from the forthcoming Kirby tribute exhibition, “Hail to the King”. The show at, London’s Resistance Gallery, opens on for one night only on April 7th (viewings by appointment after this date) and will feature Kirby inspired art from Atomic, Feroze Alam and Vlad Quigley. Watch this space for more details.
Non-submissive Female (aerosol, acrylic, marker & collage on canvas)
Devil Dinosaur splash page recreated in marker, acrylic, spray paint, enamel & varnish by UK artist Jason Atomic. With a background in comix, Jason now documents the freak icons of the underground art, music and club subcultures of London and Tokyo. You can find more of Jason energetic paintings at his website and Flickr page.
Original artwork, from Devil Dinosaur #1, by Jack Kirby and Mike Royer via Entrecomics.