Grant Morrison on Jack Kirby

One of the most popular recent comic authors said of one of the most popular comic authors of all time

Kirby told us that humanity’s better nature would inevitably prevail. That was the story, and we all knew it deep in our hearts. Kindness and understanding could turn even a demon into a holy warrior, but an angel could never be broken to the Devil’s service and would always find ways to soar and to be free. The war would never end, but the outcome was never in any doubt.

That’s why I read comics. And that’s also why I could never write them, to be as concise yet as revelatory as that is a special talent.


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