Renato Stevanato pays tribute to the ‘King of Comics’ on the anniversary of his death 21 years ago today.
Robert Hack inks Jack Kirby “…for fun”.
Robert’s artwork has graced the covers of IDW’s Doctor Who and The X-Files: Year Zero. He was recently announced as the artist for the forthcoming Archie Comics title, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. You can find more from Robert, including a plethora of pulp and science fiction homages, at his website, Tumblr and DeviantArt page.
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’.
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.
Also joining in the Birthday celebrations with non-portrait pieces:
And finally, Italian Renato Stevanato gifted not one but five portraits which will form part of his own celebratory post at his blog, cartoonstherapy.
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!
Ladies and Gentlemen, please be upstanding for the amazing artwork of Italian artist Renato Stevanato, whose Forever Fans blog is a one-man love-letter to the King of Comics. Here we present just a taster of the wealth of tribute art that can be found at the blog. KIRBY-VISION heartily recommends all of our readers to take the time to visit this unique project.
And finally Renato has gifted this last piece to this very blog. Renato, we are truly honored.
Today we bring you a magnificent black & white gallery from East Texas based artist
Jun Bob Kim. Jun Bob is a freelance illustrator who’s first published comic work was an adaption of John Bunyan’s The Holy War for his university newspaper. More recently he has been providing the art for Cipher: The Sorceror Pope for Atomic Tiki Studio. for more of Jun Bob’s work be sure to visit his website – here.
In this poignant tribute by Stefano Pavan, Kamandi and friends discover the remnants of a great artist’s studio, in a place once known as Thousand Oaks.
Stefano Pavan illustrates the question, “What if Kamandi met Captain Victory and the Galactic Rangers?”.