Visit The Jack Kirby Musuem To Witness Pure Comic Book Genius

-jack-kirby-museumIf you live in New York City you have a fantastic chance to feast your eyes on pure awesomeness.  From November 4th through November 10th you can visit the “pop-upcropped-header_spaceart_150museum featuring the work of one of comic books greatest legends, Jack Kirby.

Here is how they describe their mission: The Jack Kirby Museum and Research Center is organized exclusively for educational purposes; more specifically, to promote and encourage the study, understanding, preservation and appreciation of the work of Jack Kirby by:

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  • illustrating the scope of Kirby’s multi-faceted career,
  • communicating the stories, inspirations and influences of Jack Kirby,
  • celebrating the life of Jack Kirby and his creations, and
  • building understanding of comic books and comic book creators.

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To this end, the Museum will sponsor and otherwise support study, teaching, conferences, discussion groups, exhibitions, displays, publications and cinematic, theatrical or multimedia productions.

-jack-kirby-the-dream-machineYou can find this wonderful exhibit at 178 Delancey Street, New York City.  Admission is FREE but there is a suggested donation $2 for adults.  Here is what they have planned so far:

  • Opening Night Celebration! with a brief presentation by Rand Hoppe – Monday, November 4th @ 7pm
  • “Ya’akov Kurtzberg, King of Comics” by Arlen Schumer – a presentation by Arlen Schumer – Tuesday, November 5th @ 7pm
  • A conversation with James Romberger – Sunday, November 10th @ 5pm

Screen Shot 2013-11-04 at 9.38.44 AMKirby’s legacy in comic books is the stuff of legends.  As the co-creator of some of the most enduring and iconic characters in comic book history: Captain America, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, the Silver Surfer, the Hulk, and many others, Kirby has left an indelible mark on pop culture. Kirby Fans of Kirby’s work should FLOCK to this exhibit and “Marvel” at the accomplishments of this special man.

Screen Shot 2013-11-04 at 9.41.55 AMTo get more info about this awesome exhibit you can follow them via:

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