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LIVE FROM KIRBY PLAZA


X-Men, Silver Surfer, Captain America, Hulk and Iron Man are just a few of the pop-icon pantheon co-created by comic artist Jack Kirby, also known as ‘The King’. To coincide with a new art book by Kirby’s biographer Mark Evanier, Comica celebrates his life and career with a slideshow and panel discussion. Speakers: TV and radio presenter and collector Paul Gambaccini; Kim Newman; Chrissie Harper, editor of Jack Kirby Quarterly. Evanier and John Morrow from Jack Kirby Collector join us via a live internet link-up, with Kirby himself (who died in 1994) appearing virtually via sound extracts from a 1993 interview. Hosted by Paul Gravett. More…

Tickets: £10, £9 Concessions, £8 ICA Members
Where: Brandon Room, ICA, Mall, London
When: Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - 7pm to 8.30pm


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“I went in a casual fan, and came out an undisputed Kirbyphile.”
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Reviews

"A Comica event - but at the V&A?!"
Jinty

"It's fun, it's informative, it's inspirational, and it's an absolute must-do."
Gosh! Comics

"...will be talked about by those who saw it for years to come."
Bart Beaty

"I went in a casual fan, and came out an undisputed Kirbyphile."
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"...Sacco had some interesting things to say about the comics form in general."
Simon Hacking

"Gives the comic form the cultural representation the UK doesn't normally see."
David Greene

"...a long-overdue celebration of graphic art and literature."
BBC Collective

"...this was awesome."
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"5 Stars... a superb exhibition."
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"It is turning into one of the best comic-related events of the year in London."
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