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Comic Art in Museums$
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Kim A. Munson

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781496828118

Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2021

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.001.0001

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Introduction to Comic Book Apocalypse: The Graphic World of Jack Kirby

Introduction to Comic Book Apocalypse: The Graphic World of Jack Kirby

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(p.356) Introduction to Comic Book Apocalypse: The Graphic World of Jack Kirby
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Comic Art in Museums
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Charles Hatfield

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.003.0041

This chapter includes a 2016 article by California State University Northridge professor and author of Hand of Fire: The Comic Art of Jack Kirby, Charles Hatfield, explaining the genesis of and his curatorial strategy for the exhibition Comic Book Apocalypse: The Graphic World of Jack Kirby at CSUN. This chapter discusses the culture of collectors of original Kirby art, narrative in exhibits, displaying the complete Kamandi #14 and Thor #155, and the importance of murals and color in exhibit design. Images: 2 exhibit photos

Keywords:   Culture of Kirby collectors, Original Kirby art, Narrative in exhibitions, Kamandi #14, Thor #155

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