Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Inviting 100 Artists to Draw 100 Kirby Characters to Celebrate 100th Anniversary

In this 100th year celebration of Jack Kirby, how about we get a hundred artists to draw 100 characters created by The King; whom we all draw inspiration from in our comicbook art. One hundred characters or teams have been carefully selected to represent all periods from The King’s career. Digital files will be submitted at the proportional size of 6.625“ x 10.25“ and will be 300 dpi. One character per artist. We then put it together as a plain vanilla .CBR and an interactive PDF with everyone getting the credit they deserve The layout of the issue will be roughly: 1. Cover 2. A short text piece about Kirby 3. Bio about Kirby. 4. The pin-ups or sequential pages created by the 100 artists. However, you want to pay tribute to him based on the character selected. 5. Credit pages with each artist providing name or username, country, favorite Kirby issue, your web-site link. 6. Back cover This will not be printed or sold. It is strictly for download by the participating artists and whoever has the link. Due date to submit completed art is May 31st. Art can be in color or black & white. Do what you are best at; drawing or painting. Completed book and links to be provided on July 30th.


Okay, lets celebrate!

Start by putting in your bid for the character you want to draw in the comments below. Indicate your request by name. I've added some alternative choices to the list that you can find here.

*Note: Artists should use Kirby's designs of the characters, not their own redesigns or that of any artists who drew the characters after Kirby. The original post will be updated as slots are filled by artists.

Final files size of 6.625“ x 10.25“ and will be 300 dpi (25 MB max file size) can be uploaded to Dropbox.
A Absorbing Man - Luis Vives Ajax - Leonardo Colapietro Annihilus - NewYorkPicasso
Angry Charlie - Kurt Stoskopf Ant-Man - Santosh Tiwari B Big Barda - Jeloschi Black Bolt - BeeCo Black Panther (comics) - ** Black Racer (DC Comics) - Crimson Spider Boy Commandos (entire team) - Marty Nozz Brotherhood of Evil Mutants (original team) Bucky Barnes - Luis Germosen Jr C Captain America - bedtime143 Celestials (any one or all) - Anthony Pugh Challengers of the Unknown (entire team) - D Darkseid - ** Deep Six (DC Comics, entire team) Devil Dinosaur - ** Doctor Doom - ** Dragon Man - Ekotek E Ego the Living Planet - Dan 3000 Enchantress (Marvel Comics) - Wender1 Eternals (any one or entire team) - Exoravant Etrigan the Demon - Dann Executioner (comics) - Hangman F Fantastic Four (entire original team) - Veritas71 Female Furies (entire team) - Eran Aviani Fighting American - Bong Kimyan Fin Fang Foom - Wilson Ramos, Jr. Fly (Archie Comics) - Shaw Forager (comics) - ramon714 Forever People (any one or entire team)) - Earl Crump II (Divine Art Online) Frightful Four (entire original team) - Stoat Nick Fury (S.H.I.E.L.D agent) - Lord Dubu G Galactus - Fatmancomics Giant-Man (Hank Pym) - Solanki Granny Goodness - D.C. Groot - Einar Guardian (DC Comics) - Tom (Robin) Lyle H Hela - ** Hercules (Marvel Comics) - Marcus  Kelligrew High Evolutionary - Christopher Chamberlain Hulk - Scmarooney I Infinity-Man - Darrell Goza Inhumans (entire original team) - Richard Dominguez Iron Man - Ratcrack J Gabe Jones Juggernaut - CrazyMobius K Kamandi - Howard Simpson Kang the Conqueror - Golgotha Klarion the Witch Boy - reedrothchild29 Klaw (Marvel Comics) - Joe Martino Krang (Marvel Comics) - WILLETT L Lockjaw - John Paterson Lightray - Loki - JC Immortal M Machine Man - David McClain Mad Thinker - Pete Tha Creep Magneto - MetaAbe Manhunter - Tom Kelly Medusa - **
Metron - Southpaw Mister Miracle - Sdowner M.O.D.O.K. - Pencilero Mole Man - Basilisk N New Gods (any one or entire team) - Ian Dorian Newsboy Legion (entire team) - Michael Kasinger O Odin (comics) - Daniele Garbugli OMAC (Buddy Blank) - Gregory Giordano (Flameape) Orion - Mike James P Parademon - LucaBulgheroni Psycho-Man - Crazyjedichicken
Puppet Master - Q Quasimodo (comics) - James Reddington Quicksilver (comics) - Josh Figueroa

R Radioactive Man (comics) - Juan Manuel Almirón (J.M.A.) Red Skull - Hadesillustration Ronan the Accuser - VagabondX S Sandman (DC Comics) - Jon (Superman) Bogdanove Scarlet Witch - Seithe Sentinel - ChrisH Sharon Carter (Agent 13) - ** Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos (entire team) - letsgowijaya Sif (comics) - Hawkswift
Silver Star - Michael Gerlich Silver Surfer - Slyaguilar Sky Masters (entire team) Super-Skrull - Teratophile T Thing - Battlewraith Thor (Marvel Comics) - Almayer
Tigra (DC Comics) - Fallenangel Two-Gun Kid - ** U Uatu - RonB V Vision (Timely Comics) - Brian Romero W Adam Warlock - Shane Campos Warriors Three (entire team) - Paul (X-Men) Smith Wasp - Always Drawing Wonder Man - Joseph Dredd X X-Men (entire original team) - ** Z Arnim Zola - 1peace Baron Zemo - Rick Lucey


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