A format befitting the King…
Jack Kirby’s work has been reprinted many times over in many different formats.
Add a new one to the mix: On Monday, DC announced a new series of Absolute Editions collecting Jack Kirby’s Fourth World stories.
The first installment is due in May 2020 – and here’s the official solicitation blurb, accompanied by placeholder art:
ABSOLUTE FOURTH WORLD BY JACK KIRBY VOL. 1 HC
Written by JACK KIRBY
Art by JACK KIRBY, VINCE COLLETTA and MIKE ROYER
New cover by RIAN HUGHES
For the first time, DC collects Jack Kirby’s legendary run of the Fourth World titles in oversized Absolute editions! These comics spanned galaxies, from the streets of Metropolis to the far-flung twin worlds of New Genesis and Apokolips, as cosmic-powered heroes and villains struggled for supremacy, and the world-conquering
Darkseid adventured across Earth for the deadly Anti-Life Equation. Collects SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN #133-145, FOREVER PEOPLE #1-6, NEW GODS #1-6, MISTER MIRACLE #1-6, plus extra features.
ON SALE 05.13.20
$150.00 US | 8.25” x 12.5” | 816 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-7795-00861
Only 10 months away, folks!
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July 22, 2019
This is pretty fascinating news. 🙂