Jacob Kurtzberg, better known as Jack “The King” Kirby, passed away back in 1994, but he would have been 98 if he’d lived to today. In honor of that birthday, we wanted to put out a list of his 98 best creations . . . which would have represented a very, very small percentage of his output. And with such a rich catalog, a best of list is very, very hard to put together in any methodological manner.
Instead, we thought we’d share our favorite Kirby creations in a slightly more digestible list, which ranges from the weird to the heroic, from the goofy to the outlandish, from the innovative to the arch-evil – yet are, to an item, wonderfully creative:
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Shortly after reports of Fox’s newly established cinematic universe, and a potential X-Men/Fantastic Four crossover, things seem to be quickly falling apart. It was announced that Fox has placed an embargo for all Fantastic Four reviews for a day prior to the films release. This does not bode well for Fox. Embargoes are rarely used for films and when they are, it’s usually an indication that the said film isn’t any good.
Continue reading Fox Places Review Embargo on Fantastic Four, Shared Universe Off To Rocky Start?
It’s clobberin’ time.
Thank Sweet Aunt Petunia! Up until this point, all of the Fantastic Four footage we’ve seen has been of the teaser variety. A bit of Human Torch here, and Invisible woman there – nothing too concrete. But alas! Fox released the second trailer and slowly but surely, fans are eager to see Marvel’s First Family on the big screen again.
Continue reading New Fantastic Four Trailer Features More Powers, More Plot and More Doom!
Welcome back to the Hero Express! It’s been a minute since we’ve gathered together to go over the latest crop of comic book-related movie news, but there couldn’t be a better time for the Hero Express, so let’s jump right into it.
Continue reading Hero Express 04/09/15: Daredevil, Suicide Squad, Fantastic Four, and The Vision!
Of all the super hero films announced for 2015, Fantastic Four has been the most elusive of them all. Without showing footage at any of last year’s cons and keeping “leaking” under control, all fanboys received was a brief synopsis of the film (one that certainly made us scratch our heads.)
Continue reading It’s Clobberin’ Time: FOX Reveals New Fantastic Four Teaser!