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Jacked Kirby

Feb 22, 2024

Award-winning New Orleans author MAURICE CARLOS RUFFIN returns to the show to discuss Marvel Comics’ Uncanny X-Men issue 4 (March ‘64) and how it relates to his new book The American Daughters (hitting shelves this week! Go get a copy!) X-Men, Nawlins, books, movies, Kirby’s progressivism, Black History… we dip...


Feb 15, 2024

BRIAN RUPPERT of the podcast Reviewing History joins us this week to discuss a Jack Kirby-pencilled story from Amazing Spider-Man issue 8 (Marvel Comics, October 1963); Spidey & the Human Torch butt teenage heads, often! We also talk Jack’s history with Spider-Man, movie stuff, and more!
 
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Feb 9, 2024

This week, Darrell Greer of the popular Instagram page @read.your.comics, joins us for a deep dive into the first issue of Jack Kirby’s early-‘80s Pacific Comics title Captain Victory And The Galactic Rangers! It’s alotta fun! 
 
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Feb 1, 2024

This week, we dive into Marvel’s April 1962 issue of Journey Into Mystery, issue 79, featuring the story  ‘The Midnight Monster’… which might be a precursor for the Incredible Hulk! We discuss the similarities, the similar influences, and the probability that this little tale births the creation of...


Jan 25, 2024

Rand Hoppe and Tom Kraft of the Jack Kirby Museum and Research Center join us this week to discuss their latest project/fundraiser, Sky Masters of the Space Force – The Complete Sundays Strips in Color (1959-1960)! We talk about the strip’s history, why and how the Kirby Museum decided to make it their first...