Articles

Welcome to the Articles Page!

Here you’ll find in-depth musings on anything and everything comics related, from historical essays to character celebrations, and even critical studies of just what makes the four-color medium so unique amidst its peers. If you love the “Who’s” and “What’s” of comics, then you’re sure to get a kick out of the “How’s” and “Why’s” of them as well! Enjoy, FourColour Scholars!

Fantasy
With Great Power: The Secret Origin of Origin Stories
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True Believers: Creating Longevity in a Disposable Medium
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Wielding the Shield: Examining Legacy in a Superhero Narrative
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Wielding the Shield: A Follow-Up
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The King: How One Man Defined a Medium
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The Fantastic Four: A Cosmic-Sized Masterpiece
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Captain America: The Original American Marvel
Thor
Thor: Kirby’s Mighty Third World
New Gods
The Fourth World: Kirby’s Magnum Opus
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Kamandi: The Last DC Epic
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OMAC: One Man’s Awesome Concept
Kirby Superman
DC Comics: Kirby’s Final Years
Marvel Heroes
Marvel Comics: Kirby’s Farewell Tour
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Independence: Kirby’s Final Battle Cry