Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Jack Kirby: Green Hornet #7 - June 1942

Another one for Simon's buddy Al Harvey. As they did with the Champ cover, S & K signed this "Jon Henri."

Jack Kirby Green Hornet
June 1942: Green Hornet #7

Friday, January 27, 2017

Jack Kirby: Champ Comics #18 - May 1942

Though they're working primarily for National at this point, Simon and Kirby still manage to do a few covers for Al Harvey's Harvey Comics including this one. 
Simon-Kirby Champ Comics
May 1942: Champ Comics #18

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Jack Kirby: Adventure Comics #73 - April 1942

Jack Kirby Adventure Manhunter
April 1942: Adventure Comics #73

And what do you think--did Gil Kane pay tribute to Kirby's cover here? 😉
Atom 32 Gil Kane-Murphy Anderson
1967: Atom #32 Gil Kane

Monday, January 23, 2017

Jack Kirby: Captain America #10 - January 1942

The last Cap issue from the Simon and Kirby team. 
Captain America Simon-Kirby
January 1942: Captain America #10
Kirby's next work for Timely/Marvel wouldn't be until the late 1950s. Next up: the National (DC) years!

Friday, January 20, 2017

Jack Kirby: Daring Mystery Comics #8 - January 1942

Daring Mystery Comics #8 appears to be Kirby's first "heroes coming at you in a V formation" cover. 
Simon-Kirby Daring Mystery Comics
January 1942: Daring Mystery Comics #8

You're a True Believer if...
you know which "Daring" cover character was among the heroes conjured up by Rick Jones in the Avengers Kree-Skrull War!😉

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Jack Kirby: Captain America #1 - March 1941

You knew this was coming 😉
Captain America Simon-Kirby
March 1941: Captain America #1

Simon and Kirby Comics
Joe 'n' Jack - the dream team

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Jack Kirby: Red Raven Comics #1 - August 1940

Let the centenary celebration begin! Okay, I know Jack Kirby wasn't born until August 1917, but what's a few months when it comes to commemorating the Kirbyversary. We'll take a look at two or three Kirby covers a week. 

Jack Kirby Red Raven Comics
August 1940: Red Raven Comics #1

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