King Kirby

King Kirby

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Heroes aren’t born, they’re made. This is the epic tale of Jack Kirby, the most famous cartoonist you never heard of: Born in the Lower East Side slums, veteran of the battlefields of France, co-creator of CAPTAIN AMERICA, THE AVENGERS, THE X-MEN, Kirby had his biggest fight after his comic books became an international sensation: He had to fight for his name, and the recognition he was denied. An audio version of the New York Times Critics’ Pick play by award-winning Crystal Skillman and Fred Van Lente, starring the original New York cast of Steven Rattazzi, Amy Lee Pearsall, Nat Cassidy, Joseph Mathers and Timothy McCown Reynolds. Part of the Broadway Podcast Network. Forbes magazine’s Rob Salkowitz moderates this Zoom roundtable of the full cast and crew of the epic comic book podcast drama KING KIRBY about the impact and influences of the show, including stars Steven Rattazzi, Amy Lee Pearsall, Nat Cassidy, Joseph Mathers and Timothy McCown Reynolds, writers Crystal Skillman and Fred Van Lente, and composer/editor Bobby Cronin. The cast talks about bringing the conflict between Marvel Universe co-creators Jack Kirby and Stan Lee to life, the difference between doing the show as a live stage performance and a podcast, how they’ve been keeping their sanity during the COVID-19 pandemic, and more! KING KIRBY is the epic story of the greatest superhero cartoonist whoever lived, and what happened to his legacy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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