Jack Kirby : the epic life of the king of comics / Tom Scioli.

By: Scioli, Tom [author,, artist.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: California : Ten Speed Press, [2020]Edition: First editionDescription: 201 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1984856901; 9781984856906Subject(s): Kirby, Jack -- Comic books, strips, etc | Kirby, Jack | Authors -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc | Artists -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc | Artists | AuthorsGenre/Form: Graphic novels | Biographical comics. | Comic books, strips, etc. | Comics (Graphic works) | Graphic novels. | Comics (Graphic works) | Biographical comicsDDC classification: 741.5/973092 LOC classification: PN6700-6790Summary: "This sweeping, full-color comic book biography tells the complete life story of Jack Kirby, co-creator of some of the most enduring superheroes and villains of the twentieth century for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, and more. Critically acclaimed graphic novelist Tom Scioli breathes visual life into Kirby's life story--from his days growing up in New York during the Great Depression and discovering a love for science fiction and cartoons to his time on the frontlines in the European theatre of World War II where he experienced the type of action and adventure he'd later imbue his comic pages with, and on to his world-changing collaborations at Marvel with Stan Lee, where the pair redefined comics as a part of pop culture."--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"This sweeping, full-color comic book biography tells the complete life story of Jack Kirby, co-creator of some of the most enduring superheroes and villains of the twentieth century for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, and more. Critically acclaimed graphic novelist Tom Scioli breathes visual life into Kirby's life story--from his days growing up in New York during the Great Depression and discovering a love for science fiction and cartoons to his time on the frontlines in the European theatre of World War II where he experienced the type of action and adventure he'd later imbue his comic pages with, and on to his world-changing collaborations at Marvel with Stan Lee, where the pair redefined comics as a part of pop culture."--

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