JACK KIRBY’S 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY? — Marvel Sci-Fi, pre-July 1977 (Ben) CBTM002
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In 1968, Stanley Kubrick changed the face of science fiction cinema. In 1976, Jack Kirby adapted it into a comic book?
Yes, and it is SO Kirby.
In this episode we are going back in time to read some of the Marvel licensed sci-fi comics that were already running the month that Star Wars #1 (cover date July 1977) hit shelves. So in this episode we’re covering those three titles and looking at the issues that were released in the preceding months.
* INTRODUCTION (0:00-10:45) Introduction to how this series of solo episodes will work and what I’ll be covering
* PART ONE — Kubrick vs. Kirby (10:45-43:40) Jack Kirby’s 2001: A Space Odyssey Marvel Treasury Special and 2001: A Space Odyssey issues 1-7
* PART TWO — Man on the Run (43:40-55:35) Logan’s Run issues 1-6
* PART THREE — Welcome Back Carter (55:35-1:04:15) John Carter: Warlord of Mars #1
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