Today marks the 100th anniversary of Jack Kirby’s birth and to celebrate KIRBY-VISION proudly presents a very special portrait gallery in honour of ‘The King of Comics’.
Kevin Paul Shaw Broden
Portrait & 3D art ‘A Meal fit for a King’ by Dale Martin
Portrait and Kirby recreations by Stuart Roach
Tom Kelly – Pen & ink illustrations for Challengers Comics and Conversation‘s Kirby 100th event.
Derek Langille – Inks & colours from Kirby original.
Shannon Slayton once again treats us to some of the Kirby portraits he has commissioned over the past few years.
Video games & comic book artist -3- rounds of this year’s gallery with the above portrait and a 100 clues/answers crossword challenge which comes as a downloadable PDF via this link –
KING KIRBY 100 Crossword Challenge – Good luck!
A huge thank you to all the artists who took the time to contribute to this year’s very special
celebrations. Happy Birthday Jack!, your inspiration lives on. Long live The King!
Today marks the 99th anniversary of Jack Kirby’s birth and to celebrate KIRBY-VISION proudly presents our annual portrait gallery in honour of ‘The King of Comics’.
Richard A. Fuscia, Jr.
A huge thank you to all the artists who took the time to contribute to this year’s celebrations. Happy Birthday Jack!, your inspiration lives on. Long live The King!
Renato Stevanato pays tribute to the ‘King of Comics’ on the anniversary of his death 22 years ago today.
Renato Stevanato pays tribute to the ‘King of Comics’ on the anniversary of his death 21 years ago today.
The festive season is almost upon us and to celebrate Kirby-Vision is proud to present some illustrative gifts from regular contributors Marc Basille (above) and Renato Stevanato. Happy Holidays folks!
Renato Stevanato brings us his rendition of “The Strangest Superheroes of all” (currently starring at a multiplex near you).
Ho, ho, ho. There’s just two more sleeps until December 25th and to celebrate we present two illustrative gems to fill up your stocking. First up Marc Basile reminds us of the old adage, “A super-teleportation-canine is for life and not just for Christmas”. And below, Renato Stevanato envisions the emotional stress a game of musical chairs may have on one Bruce Banner.
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’.
Steven John Vasquez
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.
For an extra visual treat check out Derek’s Flickr collection of 165 Kirby Double-page spreads.
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.