Category Archives: Creators’ rights

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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Taking credit (Part 3)

Full Series Part 1: Avenging the King Part 2: Watching out for number one Part 3: Ghost in the machine Comic book writer Gary Friedrich isn’t as famous or acclaimed as Jack Kirby or Alan Moore, but his most well-known … Continue reading

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Taking credit (Part 2)

Full Series Part 1: Avenging the King Part 2: Watching out for number one Part 3: Ghost in the machine A reasonable case could be made that the works of Alan Moore have had as much of an impact on … Continue reading

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Taking credit (Part 1)

Full Series Part 1: Avenging the King Part 2: Watching out for number one Part 3: Ghost in the machine Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk: cultural icons or corporate brands? Watchmen: graphic literary masterpiece or cynical sellout? Ghost … Continue reading

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Old shul justice

[“Shul” is the Yiddish word for synagogue.] From publishers to creators, Jews were pioneers of the modern comics art form and the giant industry that it built. This is particularly appropriate given the emphasis that both comic books and Judaism have historically … Continue reading

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