KIRBY COLLAGES

I honestly believe that Jack Kirby is one of the unsung artistic geniuses of the 20th Century. He’s definitely one of my personal heroes. Though known primarily for his penciling work in comics, Kirby also experimented with other forms, including photo montage and collage. He utilized these approaches both in self-contained pieces and in his comics work. Here are some examples:

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Kirby’s collages have also inspired Beati Paoli’s cover for their 7″, out in June.

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6 responses to “KIRBY COLLAGES

  1. You made these in Photoshop.

  2. lolzS the first one is the best

  3. Next up: Ryan C. Meier’s 3rd grade collages!

  4. I’m about to write an academic article on these. Great scans! Kirby was a genius.

  5. For a journal? If it’s published online, will you post a link to it here?

  6. Of course, thanks for asking.

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