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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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Jack Kirby at Cal State Northridge

Jack Kirby at Cal State Northridge

(p.361) Jack Kirby at Cal State Northridge
Comic Art in Museums

Doug Harvey

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter includes a 2015 review of Comic Book Apocalypse: The Graphic World of Jack Kirby at California State University Northridge by Los Angeles based writer and artist Doug Harvey, providing a detailed look at the exhibition. This chapter discusses narrative in exhibitions, full issues of Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth #14 and Thor #155 on display and the stories behind them, Kirby’s painting Dream Machine, examples of work from every period in Kirby’s lengthy career, touching on genre forays into romance, war, occult, westerns, espionage, autobiography, and science fiction. Image: Dream Machine painting by Jack Kirby

Keywords:   Dream Machine Jack Kirby, Kamandi #14, Thor #155, Narrative in exhibitions, Genre in Jack Kirby’s career

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