Jack Kirby was the undisputed King of Comics. Nobody before him or since has rivaled the intensity of his output or his feverish creativity. Most of what we know and love in comics is either derived from or came directly from his hand. We all salute this man, who was the paragon of our craft.
This is the design sketch for a little tribute to Kirby that i stuck into my run on Punisher: Franken-Castle, which is the stained glass window from the monsters’ church, featuring Kirby’s monsters and his vision of God himself, based on several drawings he had done, which may look familiar to readers who remember another iteration of God I have drawn in some comics.
(W) Peter J. Tomasi, Patrick Gleason (A/CA) Jorge Jimenez
“EARTH TO EARTH, ASHES TO ASHES”! Mr. Oz told Superman he was not what he thought. Now, Swamp Thing comes hunting for the Man of Steel to discover what strange connection this new Superman has to the planet. But their contact is something neither is prepared for, leading to Kal-El battling the Earth elemental who wants to bury him
52 TP VOL 01
(W) Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, Mark Waid (A) Keith Giffen, Joe Bennett, Chris Batista, Dale Eaglesham, Eddy Barrows, Phil Jimenez, Drew Johnson, Ken Lashley, Shawn Moll, Todd Nauck, Pat Olliffe, Marlo Alquiza, Jack Jadson, Drew Geraci, Ruy Jose, Andy Lanning, Tom Nguyen, Jimmy Palmiotti, Rob Stull, Ray Snyder (CA) J. G. Jones
After the INFINITE CRISIS, the DC Universe spent a year without Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman. Now, the first 26 issues of this weekly series are collected with stories by a superstar team of writers and some of comics’ top artists!
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(W) Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, Mark Waid (A) Joe Bennett, Chris Batista, Eddy Barrows, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Keith Giffen (CA) J. G. Jones
The story of the DC Universe’s most eventful year concludes in this final action-packed volume in the series featuring an epic war between the planet’s super-powered beings. Discover the final fates of the stars of the series 52 #27-52!