A while ago, I decided to analyze the winners of the Eisner Awards, and present the information as an info-graphic. Here is the result. My apologies for the weird colors. That’s the result of not saving for web.
Today is the day Jack Kirby was born in 1917. If he was still with us, he would be 94. Jack is one my favorite artists, and he had a tremendous work ethic, drawing up to four comic books a month, (an unmatched achievement…) while also being a great originator. He created or co-created Captain America, The Fantastic Four, Galactus, Silver Surfer, The Avengers, The Mighty Thor, Kamandi, The Demon, The New Gods, Mister Miracle, The Inhumans, and the Boy Commandos! (plus too many more to name) Here’s a sampling of his genius in pictorial form.
Today is the day Jack Kirby was born in 1917. If he was still with us, he would be 94. Jack Kirby is a brilliant artist and a great one to learn from. In the history of Superhero comics, the 4 most important people are Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, Jack Kirby, and Stan Lee. Here’s a great video that explains what made Jack so great. If it piques your interest, watch the whole series!
I think this is one of my best comic book cover -style images that I’ve done so far. I really enjoyed parts of the process of making this, and slogged through other parts. The pencilling, drawing, and coloring took a LOOONG time. I started coloring on one computer that died (R.I.P 5 year old eMac… ) , and then had to start over coloring when I got my new computer. Anyway, here it is!