October 2010

New Feature: Previous/Next, Simple but...

October 23, 2010

What if Kirby has improved comic art browsing with the addition of previous/next links. It sounds simple and an obvious thing to have but it required much more Drupal programming than yours truly could do. So with the help of the Plymouth Design Group, a Drupal web development firm in Plymouth, Maine, this new feature was added.

What if Kirby reaches the 200th Kirby Comic Art Page

October 23, 2010

Today What if Kirby announces having reached the 200th Kirby comic art page, displayed in the Gallery section of the site. Launched in late August with 100 pages, WiK has doubled the amount of pages available for research, viewing, and with free membership, zooming into high resolution scans. The more pages archived the more valuable the site will become to scholars and researchers, allowing for detailed searching and sorting.

NYCC 2010 Report: Three 4th World Covers and Golden Age Pages Archived

October 17, 2010
Forever People, Issue 1, Cover

The New York Comic Convention was held over 3 days from October 8-10th at the Jacob K. Javits Center, 655 West 34th Street in Midtown Manhattan. The Con is NYC's biggest. It's estimated attendance was between 70-80,000 people. For the Original Art Digital Archive, this year we had the power of 2 scanners with Rand Hoppe of the Jack Kirby Museum scanning at the Jack Kirby Museum booth at one end of the convention hall and me. 

Share the "Like"

October 6, 2010

facebookAll detail comic art pages in the Gallery and Creations sections and artists in the Artist section can now be "liked" or "shared" to Facebook. If you like a page of beautiful Kirby comic art or if you like you're favorite artist in the Artist section, share it with your friends on Facebook. Spread the Kirby word!