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Jacked Kirby

Jun 29, 2022

Just in time for Independence Day here in the good ol’ U.S.of A., we discuss Joe Simon & Jack Kirby’s commie-buster-turned-superhero satire from the ‘50s, Prize Comics’ FIGHTING AMERICAN! Plus, the McCarthy-era “Red Scare” and how it affected comics, why superheroes went out of fashion,...


Jun 22, 2022

Tommy & Mike D. discuss the 6 issue Simon & Kirby Harvey Comics series ‘The Kid Cowboys of Boys’ Ranch’, from 1950! Western action, kid gang excitement, Geronimo! Check it out! 
 
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Jun 15, 2022

We discuss the Golden Age character Manhunter, and his many reinventions over the years! We also speculate about the thought process behind DC’s First Issue Special series from the ‘70s, and shoot the shit about plans we have for the show in the near future! Fun stuff! 

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Jun 8, 2022

San Diego pop-artist JODIE ROYAK joins the boys for a conversation about making new art from old art, early San Diego Comic Con adventures, Image Comics’ creators, Kirby’s dynamic art, and being influenced by (and meeting) The King! Great guy, great artist, & great conversation! Have a listen! 
 
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Jun 1, 2022

On this episode, your boys are discussing the Sub-Mariner half of Marvel Comics’ Tales To Astonish issue 82 (May 1966), wherein the sovereign of Atlantis goes up against the Invincible Iron Man in an epic battle— Kirby style! Plus the usual Jacked Kirby banter you’ve come to love and expect from Tommy & Mike D....