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LIVE FROM KIRBY PLAZA



Jack ‘The King’ Kirby not only co-created much of the Marvel Universe, including Captain America and The X-Men, but also created the Fourth World epic for DC and pioneered romance and kid gang genres in American comic books.

His legend and legacy are celebrated by Paul Gambaccini, Mike Lake and Chrissie Harper, editor of the 15th anniversary edition of Jack Kirby Quarterly. Hosted by Paul Gravett, with live transatlantic links to Greg Theakston, Kirby confidante and author of the new biography Jack Magic, Vertigo artist James Romberger and Kirby Museum archivist Rand Hoppe.

Supported by Jack Kirby Quarterly & Quality Communications.

All three of today’s talks - £15, £12 concs, £9 members

Tickets: £6, £5 concs, £4 members
Where: Nash & Brandon Rooms, ICA, The Mall, London
When: Sunday, November 23, 2008 - 5.30pm to 7pm

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"5 Stars... a superb exhibition."
Time Out

"I had a wonderful time and really enjoyed the presentation. It was so impressive!"
Helen McCarthy

"It was a real learning experience."
Tom Humberstone

"...another very successful event providing a wonderful voyage into the world of graphic literature."
Dominique Le Duc

"Guibert turned out to be a captivating speaker."
Sarah McIntyre

"...hearing literary translators talk about their work reminded me of the immense difficulty, creativity and importance of the task."
The Financial Times

"Yet another fabulous evening."
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"...one of the most interesting and high quality celebrations of comics the country has ever seen."
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