Category Archives: Big Barda

Fourth World Romance

Gustav Kirby

Mr Miracle and Big Barda have the greatest love story in comics, so this it’s my little homage”.
Many thanks to Argentinian artist Mauro Bueno for this heartfelt tribute. You can find more of Mauro’s art at his blog, here.

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’.


Ashley Holt

jack kirby 96 birthday colors

Mike Sullivan

Kirby def by Jorge Freire 2

Jorge Freire

Jack and thecrackle machine

Lanc Godwin


Kenn Thomas

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

Steven John Vasquez


Peder Riis


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.


Jason Garrattley


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

Kirby 2013 Final Lettered 150

J.A. Fludd


James Burns


Marc Basile


Brendan Tobin

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

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Jeff McKenzie


Volker Stieber


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.

jack miracle

jack il surfista

jack e monster

jack e demon

jack space

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!



Asgard Meets the Fourth World 3

Travis Ellisor treats us to some of the latest commissioned artwork from his ComicArtsFans galleryAsgard Meets the Fourth World.


Kanto vs. Fandral by Drew Rausch


Mister Miracle & Big Barda vs. The Enchantress & The Executioner by Nate Snareser


The Pit and the Pendulum

A typical day at the office Mister Miracle and co., courtesy of Pete Von Sholly.

Black and White

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.

Barda, Jean & Max

A big Kirby-Vision welcome to San Francisco based artist, Arvin Bautista. Arvin has a background in video game design but has recently moved into comic book illustration with the creator owned, The Bomb Squad.
You can find more of Arvin artwork at his blog – here.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Big Barda, Darkseid and The Demon courtesy of San Diego based Artist Joel Gomez.

Joel’s first professional comic art appeared in Top Cow’s Darkness series. Since then he has gone on to illustrate such titles as Witchblade, Wetworks and The Lost Boys: Reign of Frogs. You can find moe of Joel’s artwork at DeviantArt.