How to Make a Fantastic Four Movie

The Fantastic Four is one of my favorite teams in comic books. That is because, essentially, they aren’t a team, they are a family. Two of them are siblings, two of them are married, two of them have been best friends for years. They bicker, they squabble, but at the end of the day, they have each other’s backs and… »8/06/15 8:30pm8/06/15 8:30pm

Behold The Psychedelic Glory Of Jack Kirby's Argo Art, In Color At Last

Last month, Heavy Metal magazine announced it would be bringing color versions of Jack Kirby’s iconic Lord of Light (and later Operation Argo) art to print the very first time. Before that happens though, io9 is proud to reveal some of the images — as well as how you can get your hands on prints of it at SDCC this… »6/19/15 5:24pm6/19/15 5:24pm

See Jack Kirby's Incredible Argo Art In Color For The First Time

Comics legend Jack Kirby is responsible for some of the most iconic comic book creations of all time, and some of it helped to smuggle six Americans out of Iran as part of Operation Argo. Now you’ll finally get a chance to see this artwork in color for the first time, courtesy of Heavy Metal’s August issue. »5/25/15 12:30pm5/25/15 12:30pm

​12 Of The Craziest Characters Created By Jack "King" Kirby

Jack Kirby was a genius, one of the forefathers of the entire comic industry, and a man with limitless imagination. He was also kind of insane. Besides creating Captain America, the X-Men and countless other heroes and villains, he produced some of the weirdest comics ever made. Here are only a few of Kirby's craziest… »7/24/14 2:11pm7/24/14 2:11pm

Crowdfund A Musical Fantasy Web Series And A Play About Jack Kirby

Want to see a web series set in a land where singing controls magic? How about a play about the life of Jack Kirby, an audiobook of Catherine Asaro's short stories, a series of science fiction romance comics, or the weirdest puppet show ever to grace the Internet? They're all looking for a little crowdfunding help. »5/30/14 5:40pm5/30/14 5:40pm

​Marvel at a Museum Dedicated to One of Comics' Greatest Artists

Captain America, the Hulk, Fantastic Four... If you read superhero comics, you've probably liked a character created or co-created by Jack Kirby. He made the battles of superheroes like Thor feel larger than life but he also grew up fighting in the streets of New York City's gritty Lower East Side neighborhood. And… »11/12/13 5:50pm11/12/13 5:50pm

Alan Moore's lost ‘80s project resurfaces in This Week’s Comics

When Alan Moore wasn’t busy making Watchmen in the '80s, he was writing a screenplay for a twisted version of Beauty and the Beast titled Fashion Beast. This lost epic finally arrives as a graphic novel this week, along with Jeff Lemire’s new Vertigo series, the Dark Tower finale, a Robocop you never saw and more! »8/06/13 6:20pm8/06/13 6:20pm

What if Jack Kirby and Ed Wood teamed up to fight wizards during WWII?

In the midst of World War II, Future comics legend Jack Kirby and future so-bad-it's-entertaining director Ed Wood wake up far from their regiments and find themselves caught in a mystical battle for the fate of the world. In the strange short film The King & the Worst, take on sorcerers and gets some ideas for… »7/28/12 2:00pm7/28/12 2:00pm