Category Archives: Silver Surfer

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.

3 Coloured Blue

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Ballpoint pen drawings courtesy of Nevada based artist, Gilbert Leiker.
You can find more of Gilbert’s work at his blog and DeviantArt page.

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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

Jack and thecrackle machine

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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J.A. Fludd

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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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jack e monster

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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!

 

 

Cartoon Jumbles

Welcome to the zany world of Cartoon Jumbles by pop artist/cartoonist Jem Eaton. Cartoon Jumbles feature irreverent pairing of cartton icons rendered in soft gouache tones and ink. Jem has created more than four dozen Jumble painting which can be viewed at their Facebook gallery. You can also find a wealth of comics, illustrations and paintings at Jem’s website – here.

 

 

 

 

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.”

Lanc Godwin 
(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!

 

 

 

 

Wednesday’s Heroes: Thomas Boatwright

Silver Surfer and Galactus in marker by Thomas Boatwright. Thomas is available for commision via Wednesday’s Heroes and be sure to visit his blog for more artwork.

Wednesday’s Heroes: Matt Buck

Goya Galactus – a charcoal piece inspired by Francisco Goya’s Saturn Devouring His Son by New York artist Matt Black. Matt is available for commision via Wednesday’s Heroes and you can find more of his work at his website and blog.

Thing Collage Returns

Way back in January Kirby-Vision featured Loston Wallace‘s black and white commision piece, Thing Collage. Loston has now very kindly forwarded two very different colour treatments of the piece which we present for your viewing pleasue. Below you will find Matt Webb‘s rendition which utilises the sort of colour palette widely used on 1960s comic covers. This is followed by Steve Downer who brings his impressive digital skills to the artwork. Great jobs by both artists we’re sure you’ll agree.

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Steve Downer

Kirby Sketchcards

Just a small selection of the Kirby character sketchcards that New York based artist Cory Smith has been posting over at his Twitpic gallery. Cory took up a daily sketch challenge in June of last year and has notched up an impressive 168 cards so far. The full gallery, as it stands, can be found here and you can find more of cory’s work at his blog and DeviantArt page.

A big Kirby-Vision thanks goes out to Travis Ellisor for the link to Cory’s Gallery.

Surfer Ornament

“Something fun” from the pen of Pete Von Sholly.