129 | Jack Kirby, Nick Fury, Watching The Watchmen And Pullapalooza

Had he lived, Jack Kirby would have been 98. Al starts it off with a discussion that without The King’s influence, would comic books have taken a more boring direction? Don brings Dave Gibbons’ Watching The Watchmen book, and they finish with a quick Pullapalooza.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Circus Devils

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Jack Kirby Would Have Been 98 Last Week, And Not
Only Being The Architect Of Marvel Comics, He Single-
Handedly Showed Everyone How It Should Be Done.

Showcase 4 By Robert Kanigher, John Broome
And Carmine Infantino, Presented The Flash
And Brought On The Silver Age.

The 1967 Fantastic Four Cartoon From Hanna-Barbera.

The Marvel Super Heroes Cartoon From 1966.

The Mighty Thor 192, One Of The Few
Marvel Comics Don Read Before 1974.

The Last Page Of The Mighty Thor 192. Don Never
Read, Or Has Even Seen The Mighty Thor 193.

Fantastic Four 57 By Jack Kirby And Stan Lee.
This Is What Brought Al Into The Fold.

To Al’s Surprise, It Wasn’t A Comic Book That Brought
Don Into The Fold, It Was Prince Planet.

More Prince Planet, Just Because.

From Strange Tales, It’s Nick Fury, Agent Of S.H.I.E.L.D.
By Jack Kirby, Stan Lee And Dick Ayers.

Strange Tales 137 With A Cover By John Severin.

Strange Tales 137 By Jack Kirby, Stan Lee And John Severin.

More Nick Fury, Agent Of S.H.I.E.L.D.
By Jack Kirby, Stan Lee And John Severin.

Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos 67
By Gary Friedrich And Dick Ayers. Cover By John Severin.

Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos 100
By Gary Friedrich And Dick Ayers And Mike Esposito.
Cover By Gil Kane And John Romita.

Nick Fury: Agent Of S.H.I.E.L.D. By Jim Steranko.

Nick Fury: Agent Of S.H.I.E.L.D. By Jim Steranko.

Watching The Watchmen
By Dave Gibbons, Chip Kidd And Mike Essl.

Thumbnail By Dave Gibbons.

Finished Page By Dave Gibbons.

Ink Blots Created To Ensure Variety When Drawing Rorschach.

Watchmen Kind Of Took The Goofiness And Fun Out Of Comics.
On 1963, Alan Moore Tried To Bring Back It Back.

Watchmen Kind Of Took The Goofiness And Fun Out Of Comics.
On 1963, Alan Moore Tried To Bring Back It Back.

Character Designs By Dave Gibbons.

Dave Gibbons Working Out A Page.

Comic Books Are Usually Done Using Primary Colors,
While Watchmen Favored Secondary Colors
.

Battlefield Action 83.

Avengers 101 By Roy Thomas, Rich Buckler And Frank Giacoia.
Based On An Original Story By Harlan Ellison.

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