COMMENTS: Kirby cover/art; 1st meeting X-Men & Avengers (movie announced)
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Kirby cover/art; 1st meeting X-Men & Avengers (movie announced)It has been leaked thet Disney has an X-Men v Avengers movie slated sometime in the future, giving this issue a lot of extra importance and value. Tricked into battling one another by the nefarious Lucifer, the world's greatest superhero team duke it out with the uncanny mutants, after resolving the confusion it is revealed that Lucifer is the one responsible for Charles Xavier's injuries that have confined him to a wheelchair. Illustrated by Jack Kirby and inked by Chic Stone, this is another important early X-Men issue.
Jack Kirby is called 'The King of Comics' for a reason, during his career that spanned six decades he gave us many of most iconic characters the medium would ever see. From his introduction of Captain America at the height of World War II it was clear he wasn't your ordinary comics artist. But it was his creative explosion at Marvel Comics in the 1960's that cemented his legacy, over a short period of time Kirby would give us The Fantastic Four, Iron Man, The Hulk, The X-Men, Thor, Ant-Man and Nick Fury just to name a few. Kirby would then go to DC and create his Fourth World, introducing Darkseid, Mister Miracle, The New Gods and a host of cosmic supporting players. Long live The King.