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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: US REFER EVA2008
Title: Kirby: King of Comics
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Personal name: Evanier, Mark (writer)
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009781 checked in 2019-06-03 14:19:36

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Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Reference
International Standard Book Number: 9780810994478
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Abrams Books
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 2008
Extent: hard cover
Summary, etc. note: Jack Kirby created or co-created some of comic books’ most popular characters including Captain America, The X-Men, The Hulk, The Fantastic Four, The Mighty Thor, Darkseid, and The New Gods. More significantly, he created much of the visual language for fantasy and adventure comics. There were comics before Kirby, but for the most part their page layout, graphics, and visual dynamic aped what was being done in syndicated newspaper strips. Almost everything that was different about comic books began in the forties on the drawing table of Jack Kirby. This is his story by one who knew him well―the authorized celebration of the one and only “King of Comics” and his groundbreaking work.
Expansion of summary note: USA, United States, American, Marvel, Jack Kirby, characters, creator career, criticism
Method of acquisition: Donation
Date of acquisition: June, 2019
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