100 episodes

Join Jack Kirby fans Mike D & Tommy Lombardozzi as they invite weekly guests to discuss and explore the work and contributions of the comic book industry's greatest creator, with lots of laughs along the way!
All hail the King of Comics!

Jacked Kirby Cultural Compulsive Disorder

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 53 Ratings

Join Jack Kirby fans Mike D & Tommy Lombardozzi as they invite weekly guests to discuss and explore the work and contributions of the comic book industry's greatest creator, with lots of laughs along the way!
All hail the King of Comics!

    Episode 128- “The Genocide Spray!”

    Episode 128- “The Genocide Spray!”

    Superman meets the Universal monsters… kind of. For our second Jacktober episode of 2021, we discuss the wackiness that is Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen issues 142 & 143 (DC Comics, 1971). Plus we explore Kirby’s brain & wild output, Universal & Hammer horror flicks, SFX, and, Mike D. recaps his NYCC ‘21 experience. 
     
    For links to listen to us everywhere, plus our socials, visit our FlowPage;
    www.flow.page/jackedkirby
     
    For Mike’s horror-themed IG page;
    @master_sardus_archive
     
    https://instagram.com/master_sardus_archive?utm_medium=copy_link
     
    To check out Tommy’s art;
    @tommylombardozzi
     
    https://instagram.com/tommylombardozzi?utm_medium=copy_link

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Episode 127- “Black Magic!”

    Episode 127- “Black Magic!”

    Joe Simon and Jack Kirby delve into “the strangest stories ever told” with their Prize Comics anthology book BLACK MAGIC (1950-‘61)… and we discuss it! Mike talks about the Miskatonic Institute, Tommy talks about Dr. Dildo, they both talk about horror anthology movies and tv shows… plus lots more spooky fun on our Jacktober 2021 kick-off episode! 

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Episode 126- “With Barry McClain Jr!”

    Episode 126- “With Barry McClain Jr!”

    Artist Barry McClain Jr. joins us to discuss his upcoming Blue Juice Comics series Billy The Kit, his NYCC’21 debut appearance, getting advice from Neal Adams, NY/NJ rivalries, ‘90s hip-hop, villains & MF Doom, digital comics, Kirby’s influential work ethic, “Sweet Tit Syndrome”, and so much more! 
    4 Colors 4 life!
     
    Follow Barry on Instagram;
    @stay_broke
     
    For all things Jacked Kirby, visit our FlowPage;
    www.flow.page/jackedkirby

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Episode 125- “Invasion!”

    Episode 125- “Invasion!”

    Tommy & Mike D. discuss an early Kirby anthology work, “Invasion From Outer Space!”, from Tales Of Suspense issue 2 (March 1959). Cold War antics, movie connections, post war paranoia, and the hierarchy of early Marvel anthology comics is also discussed all with the usual Jacked Kirby NSFW flare!
     
    For links to listen and all of our socials, visit our FlowPage;
    www.flow.page/jackedkirby
     
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 124- “Gorgilla!”

    Episode 124- “Gorgilla!”

    We discuss one of our favorite Kirby beasts, Gorgilla! Introduced in Marvel’s anthology book Tales To Astonish (issue 12, October 1960), Gorgilla would have a long history in Marvel’s comic universe, but he debuted here! We also talk about white people and space travel, ‘50s anthology comics, Tone Lōc, and, we recommend some monkey movies for you to watch! 
     
    For links to listen and our socials, visit our FlowPage;
    www.flow.page/jackedkirby

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Episode 123 - “With Paul Kupperberg!”

    Episode 123 - “With Paul Kupperberg!”

    Long-time comic book writer and editor Paul Kupperberg joins Tommy & Mike D. to discuss his career, ‘50s DC, the importance of Superman, Vince Colletta, Charlton Comics, early Marvel criticisms, “Jack Vs Stan”, Kirby’s Super Powers’ pencils, Weekly World News, Brooklyn, marble notebooks, and so much more!

    Check out Paul’s websites;
    www.paulkupperberg.com (where you can buy his books), and www.crazy8press.com (where you can buy his friend’s books!)
    He’s also on Instagram; @paulkupperberg

    For all things Jacked Kirby, including links to listen and our social media pages, visit our FlowPage;
    www.flow.page/jackedkirby

    And of course, visit our sponsor for all your comic book buying and selling needs! www.ninepanel.com
    IG; @ninepanel

    • 1 hr 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
53 Ratings

53 Ratings

Kirby Comics Store ,

The Best King Kirby Podcast

Mike and Tommy are the most entertaining and informative podcast on Jack Kirby. I’ve been reading since 1978 and I learn something new every episode! The guests are amazing but I enjoy just listening to their memories of reading Kirby Comics! My highest recommendations for any comic fan!

Cornbluth ,

Jacked Kirby holds it down for The King!

Tommy and Mike are the truest of true scholars when it comes to comics and it shines in every episode. Their love and loyalty to Jack Kirby is the heart of the show while banter and wit serve as the brains. Not only do Tommy and Mike have a profound respect and knowledge of comic book history, but they work as a wonderful on-air duo.

craigermiester ,

Kirbytastic

One of the best Podcasts out there!! Super informative yet very personal. These guys are great! They always keep me laughing and I’ve learned a lot about the King of Comics.

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