Neil Gaiman sketch of Galactus on Fantastic Four #48

I’ve had a couple of books signed by Neil Gaiman since 1997, so when, a couple of years ago I had the chance to go to another signing, I decided to get something a bit special for someone else. I admit it made a lot more sense at the time, but I asked him to […]

Jack Kirby’s Dwayne Elizondo (…) Camacho

I caught a glimpse of Idiocracy yesterday on TV, and again I can’t help feel that Terry Crews’ character, President Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho, has jumped out directly from a 70’s Kirby comic (anything from his Captain America Mindbomb run to Kamandi), if only aesthetically. So I decided to give it a try, […]

Jack Kirby vs Glenn Danzig

I was googling the covers Kirby did for Verotik (Danzig’s comic company)¬†and unexpectedly fell upon Glenn Danzig interviewing Jack Kirby, which I didn’t know had happened, but I am not really surprised about (with Danzig being such a huge Kirby fan). Anyway, here are the covers (not Kirby’s greatest work, but still Kirby):

Improbable crossovers

As you might have seen on the collage I posted a few posts ago with my collection of inter-company crossovers, I am a bit obsessed with them at the moment. The quality is generally very poor but there’s something inherently fun about them. I would like to take this moment to call for a minute […]