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Tuesday, September 9, 2008
Kamandi, One Of Jack Kirby's Great Ideas!
Mood:  a-ok
Topic: Comic Book History



One Of Jack Kirby's Great Ideas!


We recently picked up more Jack Kirby comics including his 1970's series of Kamandi for DC Comics and The Eternals for Marvel Comics. After reading and then grading them I've listed them for sale.

For those that don't about Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth, it was published from 1972 to 1978 by DC Comics.

Kamandi himself was portayed as a young 'hero' in a Post-Apocalyptic future, which was set in a parallel Earth of the DC Universe's future.

It was set in a period after an event called "The Great Disaster". In that period humans are a persecuted minority in a world ruled by intelligent, highly evolved animals.

If that sounds familiar to you, then remember that an earlier 1968 movie 'Planet of the Apes'  also portrayed an animal-ruled world!

Indeed, the cover of Kamandi #1, showing a demolished Statue of Liberty, was posibly inspired by a similar scene in the 'Planet of the Apes' movie just before it ended!

However, if you were to think that Jack Kirby was 'aping' the movie, he actually had drawn a similiar theme in a comic book story in 'Alarming Tales' #1 back in September 1957.

In that comic book Jack drew a story entitled "The Last Enemy."

In that story, he has a man traveling in time to the year 2514, where he finds that humans are extinct! That time traveler finds that the world is ruled by tribes of intelligent tigers, dogs, and rats!

Jack's drawings of these intelligent animals are very much similar to his later drawings in Kamandi 15 years later!

This series was one of the last that Jack Kirby wrote and drew for DC Comics before returning to Marvel Comics. Some of my favorite artists of the Silver Age took over the book after Jack left to go back to Marvel Comics. Those included Chic Stone and Dick Ayers!

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Busts of Presidents Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon are featured on the exciting comic book cover show above from the Kamandi series by Jack Kirby!

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We currently have two CGC Graded Kamandi Comics available for sale...  Just click the above pic to see them and our other CGC Graded Comics listed for sale!


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Posted by makeitsomarketing at 1:31 PM PDT
Updated: Tuesday, September 9, 2008 1:40 PM PDT
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