Jack Kirby World-Building Appreciation

I wish I knew what fueled Jack Kirby's imagination. Was he able to tap into another dimension? Heck, was he just visiting from another world himself? His natural grasp of design is awe-inspiring, and a little intimidating too. While I can emulate his style in black and white, when he moves into color and not [...]

Star Wars: The Wilderness Years

I call these the "Wild West Days" of Star Wars. There was nothing but holes to fill since there was only a film and a little more in the novel plus the radio play. We all were left to our own imagination as to what Star Wars was. The comics showed us that there were [...]

Wonder Man?

Wonder Man, Simon Williams, was created by writerĀ Stan LeeĀ and artistsĀ Don HeckĀ andĀ Jack Kirby, heĀ first appearedĀ inĀ The AvengersĀ #9 (1964). The character, who was initially introduced as a supervillain imbued with ionic energy, fought against the Avengers and after a series of events, he joined the team. There have been multiple Wonder Man characters from several comic book companies, [...]

Superhero Mash-Up: Dead Devil

Marvel's DareDevil and DC's Deadman

Superhero PSAs

Almost from the very beginning, Superheroes were looking out for our health, and social issues that affected all of us. ā€œLet's lay it right on the line. Bigotry and racism are among the deadliest social ills plaguing the world today. But, unlike a team of costumed super-villains, they canā€™t be halted with a punch in [...]