Kirby-Vision would like to wish each and everyone of our readers the very best for the holiday season. To celebrate, and to take us into the new year, we’d like to present a mini-gallery of Kirby inspired creations for your enjoyment. Happy Holidays folks!
Infinitely Spectrum by Jeremy Landis
Gorgon, Karnak, Medusa, Triton and Black Bolt courtesy of Layron DeJarnette.
Layron writes: “The illustration is of “The Inhumans” which is based on a sketch card I did for Upper Deck’s Marvel Premier trading card series. I gave it a retro look by adding dot screens, textured paper and color tints in Photoshop”.
Today marks the 97th anniversary of Jack Kirby’s birth and to celebrate KIRBY-VISION proudly presents our annual portrait gallery in honour of ‘The King of Comics’.
Dave Jordan (Twitter)
For an extra birthday treat check out Dave’s fantastic tumblr, Kirby Hands!
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!
Black Bolt, inked from original Kirby pencils by Doug Hazlewood. Since winning the inking category of the original Official Marvel Try-out Contest in 1986, Doug has provided inks for numerous comic books including: Animal Man, The Flash, Birds of Prey, Doom Patrol and Teen Titans. You can find more of Doug’s work at his website and ComicArtFans gallery.
Black Bolt courtesy of Loston Wallace.
Black Bolt by Philip Bond…“sample art for the ol’ portfolio” via flickr.
Brendan Tobin takes on the Inhumans. Originally created for Tim Miner’s 5 Minute Marvels, you can discover the evolution of this piece at Brendan’s Blog, here.
The Inhuman royal family and the dynasties of Apokolips and New Genesis as depicted by Brazilian artist Daniel HDR. Daniel’s has worked in various titles published by Avatar, Dark Horse, Image, Marvel and DC Comics. He has also worked in advertising and teaches classes on illustration and comic book creation. Be sure to take a look at Daniel’s blog for more.
Leader of the Inhumans, Blackagar Boltagon AKA Black Bolt, courtesy of Ronnie Del Carmen.