Monthly Archives: August 2012

Dynamic Duo (Part 2)

Jack Kirby, known as the “King of Comics,” brings a visual dynamic to the duo of iconic figures I’m celebrating for their influence on my life. Kirby, who would have been 95 today, is one of the founding fathers of the comics industry … Continue reading

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Dynamic Duo (Part 1)

Starting today, I am celebrating the birthdays of two iconic figures who are among the most well-known and loved men in their respective fields—social justice and comic art storytelling. Even though these two sons of working class Jewish immigrants were born … Continue reading

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Comic Book Justice (Part 5)

Full series Part 1: Childish things Part 2: Secret origins Part 3: Faster than a speeding ballot Part 4: All that glitters Part 5: The big chill Part 6: Super power to the people Even as a new era of … Continue reading

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Comic Book Justice (Part 4)

Full series Part 1: Childish things Part 2: Secret origins Part 3: Faster than a speeding ballot Part 4: All that glitters Part 5: The big chill Part 6: Super power to the people While Superman and several of his costumed … Continue reading

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