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  Gil Kane Obituary - MISFITS - Chris Jones   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Born in 1926, Kane had worked in the comics field since the "Golden Age" of the 1940's but was best known for his work in comics' "Silver Age" of the 1960's.
Kane's dynamic, unique style proved as popular as ever, even as many Silver Age contemporaries were having a hard time finding an audience and work as a new generation of comics artists began to dominate the scene.
Kane and Grant were also working on a hardcover Superman graphic novel that was unfinished at the time of Kane's passing.
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 eBay Guides - Comics Buying Guide
From the early days of newspaper comic strips, crime stories, and tales of suspense, to the reign of superheroes, horror stories, and adult themes, comic books have both chronicled and become part of pop culture history in the United States.
Comics evolved from newspaper comic strips and were first sold as comic books during the early 1930s, ushering in the platinum age.
Comic book values typically depend on a number of factors, including how hard to find a particular issue is and the condition of the comic book.
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 Fanzing 25 - Feb/Mar 2000 - Gil Kane: In Memorium
Kane, and the wide-eyed and appreciative reader -- Telling the Bloody Story was one skill at which the former was a past master; plain and simple.
Kane's work on the covers of the "western" comics of the Marvel line, during this period, was particularly fine and evocative stuff; full of "worm's-eye" POVs and tilted, slightly askew backgrounds.
All of this, mind, was accompanied by a sly, wicked sense of humor with which the inexhaustible Mister Kane suitably leavened even the direst of storytelling proceedings; with the end result being as idiosyncratically cheery and accessible as it was eye-catching and engaging.
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 TMe:Bob Kane Dies at 83
"Bob Kane is a giant in the field of popular culture, one of a handful of people who launched the comic book industry and who gave the world a group of characters so colorful and inventive that they continue to captivate every new generation," said Jenette Kahn, president and editor in chief of DC Comics.
The background is well-known to fans of Kane and Batman: Teenager Bruce Wayne, traumatized by witnessing his parents' murder, vows to avenge their deaths and uses his vast fortune to study criminology, perfect his athletic body and acquire clever vehicles and weapons to fight crime in his hometown of Gotham.
Kane, who changed his surname from Kahn early in his career, assembled a staff to work with him on the comic strip, but remained the principal artist through the 1940s and closely supervised the work for many years after that.
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 Talent Pool 05 - Gil Kane (Feb 1999)
In a sense, one traces the history of the comics medium itself in tracing this man's career, although it took some twenty years of working, on and off, in the industry, both for minor and major players, before comics bigwigs and fans alike recognized the specialness of the man and his work.
Kane's work here demonstrates an energy lacking from his peers in other titles; Murphy Anderson, Curt Swan, Carmine Infantino, Ross Andru, and lesser names doing DC art all, between them, failed to match this grade of four-color mayhem, regardless of their recognizeable ability as artists and newsprint cinematographers.
Kane's dynamism does not owe, in a recognizeable form, to the sixties Kirby style; Gil Kane invented his own means of making action jump from panel to panel and from the page well into the faces of his readers.
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 Gil Kane, Space-Age Comic Book Artist, Dies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Born in Latvia in 1926, Kane was best known for creating the space-age look of DC Comics' "Silver Age" superhero Green Lantern.
The Silver Age of comics began in 1956 with the re-imagining of various superheroes from the Golden Age of the 1940s.
Of his best known artistic achievement, Kane once wrote, "it was during the run of Green Lantern that I first began to apply myself to the idea of craft.
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 Kane - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kane bells are Japanese, Buddhist bells that ring when struck.
Solomon Kane, a fictional 16th century Puritan adventurer created by Robert E. Howard, continued by others, with appearances in comics.
Pandurang Vaman Kane (1880–1972), a Sanskrit scholar and an awardee of the Bharat Ratna
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 Comic creator: Bob Kane
Bob Kane was the original artist of the 'Batman' comic, which was an immediate hit and has been in continuous publication since 1940, with new stories almost every month.
Kane drew a couple of adventure features written by Bill Finger, such as 'Rusty and his Pals' in Adventure Comics and 'Clip Carson' in Action Comics.
Kane would illustrate 'Batman' until the mid 1940s, and although his name appeared on the strip until 1964, the work was done mostly by other artists, initially Robinson, and later also Stan Kaye, Sheldon Moldoff, Dick Sprang, Jack Burnley, and Carmine Infantino.
www.lambiek.net /artists/k/kane.htm   (419 words)

 Movie Poop Shoot - COMICS 101
Kane took the designs to Finger, who suggested changing the mask to a full-head cowl with bat ears, changing the wings to a scalloped cape, and changing the red tights to a more moody gray color.
Kane and Finger’s revised Batman character met with approval from Sullivan, and the character made his first appearance in DETECTIVE COMICS #27 (May 1939) in “The Case of the Chemical Syndicate,” which bears a byline by “Rob’t Kane,” and Kane alone.
In Kane’s defense, it was common practice in the early days of newspaper comics and comic books to only credit the artist and not his writers or assistants, but considering how much Finger contributed and would continue to contribute to the Batman mythology, the omission remained galling.
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 Comic creator: Gil Kane
Gil Kane was one of the masters of superhero comics, who has worked extensively for both Marvel and DC.
After a while, Kane also took up penciling comics himself, and some of the earliest features he worked on are 'Inspector Bentley of Scotland Yard' in Pep Comics, 'Scarlet Avenger', 'Blackstone the Magician' and 'The Glamorous Teen Queen Candy'.
Kane worked together with a number of great comic artists of that time, like Jack Kirby and Joe Simon, on titles like 'Wildcat' and 'Sandman' for National/DC.
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 (ADD Review)
Kane's talent was best served when he inked himself, as he usually did in the latter part of his career.
When Kane took over, I was thrilled at the news, but Bulanadi's heavy-handed inking was wholly inappropriate to the task at hand, and Kane reportedly preferred his own inking in most cases anyway.
It's good, because Kane's work will once again be in the spotlight on two of the characters he helped define, and good because perhaps it will lead to greater awareness of Kane's importance in the artform of comics.
www.simpleweblog.com /comics/addreviews/opinion_kane.php   (750 words)

It's a little ironic that the best straight police comic book on the market is written and drawn by Paul Grist, who lives in England.
Kane follows Detective Kane, who has just returned to the New Eden Police Department following the death of his partner—a death that Kane was responsible for after discovering that his partner was corrupt.
While careful readers will instantly be able to tell when the shifts occur, here's a tip—not only is Kane's hair significantly shorter in the flashbacks, but all the flashbacks have a long fl column running up and down the middle of the page.
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 Kane (comics) at AllExperts (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Kane is a comic book series created, written and drawn by Paul Grist.
Cerebus was another formative influence, particularly because it proved to Grist that self-published comics were a viable proposition; the first issue of Cerebus that Grist read was #39, hence the designation of Kane's precinct.
Kane has a difficult relationship with his co-workers due to a violent encounter with his former partner, which unfolds gradually and in flashback during the series.
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 Solomon Kane Potential - The REH Forum
A SK comic series done by Dark Horse may be what conan was to marvel in the 70s, conan is an outdated concept, just like Doc Savage and the Shadow, seen as our parents yesterday heroes.
As it is in todays'world, people rather read comics with original characters created for comics, not adapted, as if they have missed out on something and needs to catch up....
But the think so far, SK is the best REH character to be tapped in the comics medium, and i think Darkhorse can pull it off, though i don't feel the same way about their coming conan.
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 Comic Art & Graffix Gallery Artist Biographies - Gil Kane   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Gil was one of those versatile artists whose career was not particularly disturbed by the comic witch-hunt of the period and the subsequent forming of the Comics Code Authority in 1954.
He produced work of such high quality at this time that it was obvious that Gil had become one of the masters of the comic field, and many began to emulate his stylized interpretation of the comic medium.
During the last five years, he has re-entered the comic book field doing a book here and there, but his greatest contribution today is his constant appearances at comic book conventions around the country.
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 Bob Kane   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
When he is startled one night by a bat outside his window, he decides to costume himself as a "bat" man in order to strike fear in the "cowardly and superstitious" hearts of criminals.
Besides creating the Dark Knight, Kane was also the cartoonist on the comic series when Robin, the Boy Wonder, made his first appearance, as well as the Joker, the Catwoman and the Riddler, among others.
Kane is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Sanders Kane, an actress, his daughter Ms.
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 BBC News | Americas | Batman creator dies at 83
Bob Kane, the comic book artist and writer who created Batman for DC comics while still in his teens, has died at the age of 83.
The President and Editor in Chief of DC Comics, Jenette Kahn, said, "Bob Kane is a giant in the field of popular culture, one of a handful of people who launched the comic book industry and who gave the world a group of characters so colourful and that they continue to captivate every new generation.
Bob Kane, a self-proclaimed "doodler" once said he was inspired to draw Batman after studying Leonardo da Vinci's drawings.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/americas/208992.stm   (535 words)

 The Comics Journal: Interviews
Fawcett had their own comic books, Bluebolt Comics, Fiction House had their thing there, Eisner and Iger had their studios, Quality, Manny Demby, Harry Chesler, Bernie Baily, Jack Binder were also agents.
Irving Novick came into comics from advertising, he hated comics, always held himself above it, but the economic situation was that there wasn't enough of that work out there, and all of a sudden there was this market.
Some publishers were already established who didn't have a comics department but overnight wanted a comics department.
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 Comic Art & Graffix Gallery Artist Biographies - Bob Kane   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
At the age of 15 he entered a drawing into a contest where the object was to copy the characters from the strip Just Kids (by Gene Byrne) and won second prize which was a Just Kids original.
But Kane had smartly been advised by a relative who was an attorney that when he sold the first Batman story to DC which appeared in Detective Comics #27 dated May 1939, that he insist on owning a copyrighted interest in Batman and he would reap a large salary throughout the decades from this advice.
Bob Kane as a comics creator helped to contribute to the tremendous explosion and popularity of costumed heroes since his creation of the Batman.
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 Solomon Kane - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
A 16th century Puritan, Solomon Kane is a somber looking man who wanders the world with no apparent goal other than to vanquish evil in all its forms.
At the 2006 San Diego Comic Con, it was announced that a feature film based upon the character of Solomon Kane was in development at Davis Films, with Michael J. Bassett directing.
It was announced at the 2006 Comic Con that Paradox Entertainment has completed a publishing deal with Dark Horse Comics for a Solomon Kane comic series.
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 Index to Comic Art Collection: "Kami" to "Kane, Brian"
The Reds are holding his parents to force him to be a spy, but when he learns that his parents have been killed he takes off and does a kamikaze mission against a North Korean supply dump.
National Lampoon Presents French Comics (The Kind Men Like) / edited by Peter Kaminsky ; translated by Sophie Balcoff, Valerie Marchant, and Sean Kelly ; original French material compiled by David Pascal and Jean-Pierre Dionnet ; copy edited by Susan Devins ; lettered by Bruce Paterson ; art directed by Peter Kleinman.
246) in Comics, vom Massenblatt ins multimediale Abenteuer, by Andreas C. Knigge (Reinbeck bei Hamburg : Rowohlt, 1996).
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 Alphabetti Fumetti: K is for Kane
Bob Kane, of course, is one of the few who could, and who quite famously did.
He was heavily influenced by his love of pulp characters when creating a new superhero at the behest of National Publications (which is what your great-grandad called DC), and the Zorro influence is clearly visible in the early Batman adventures, which DC have begun to collect under the guise of Batman Chronicles.
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 Comic Book Art And Gil Kane | Comics Comic Books | Comic Book Wallpaper | Comic Book Pricing (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
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 Batwoman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The fact that he named her "Kathy Kane" supports this statement; however, Kane used "ghost pencillers" such as Sheldon Moldoff and Dick Sprang to draw most Batman comics in the 1950s, and the question of how much input Kane actually had to the Batman stories is disputed.
The late Kathy Kane and her murder by the Bronze Tiger were mentioned on occasion.
Unlike the Silver Age Kathy Kane, who was written as being romantically attracted to Batman, the new version of Kane is portrayed as a "lipstick lesbian", though still hiding this fact from nearly everyone she knows.
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 The Comics Reporter
Mark Evanier's unearthing of an illustration's blog's dissection of a noteworthy Batman panel has led to a pretty decent discussion of Bob Kane's motivations and the tendency in early comic book to swipe like mad.
The panel in question is noteworthy because, as Evanier points out, it's one of the more famous panels actually ascribed to Kane as opposed to more directly to one of the artists working with him.
I've always thought it would be funny to read a Batman comic where he runs across a more extreme version of Bob Kane as he come across in such stories, but that will never happen.
www.comicsreporter.com /index.php/crucial_kane_panel_exposed_as_swipe   (262 words)

 Batman (and Robin) by Bob Kane
Neal Adams appeared on the comics scene in the 1960s and his inspired design and remarkable talent were an immediate inspiration to fellow creators.
We are now carrying titles from DC Comics masterful reprinting of the best of its past.
Batman was growing in popularity and his appearances throughout comics grew more frequent, along with an increasing sophistication in the subject matter.
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 Madeleine Begun Kane, Humor Columnist, Comics' Relief: Late Night Comedians Begin Group Therapy (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
COMICS' RELIEF: Late Night Comedians Begin Group Therapy
Deprived of their customary targets, late night TV talk show hosts are at their wits' end, struggling to find a new humorous voice that entertains without offending.
Here's the transcript of their first joint therapy session, leaked to me by someone I'll simply call Deep Doc.
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 eBay Store - Kane's Comics and More: Marvel Comics, Collectibles More, Other Comics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Daredevil Issue #22 = Original Comic = Marvel = Vintage
Daredevil Issue #21 = Original Comic = Marvel = Vintage
Daredevil Issue #20 = Original Comic = Marvel = Vintage
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