Jack Kirby Museum

Disney Announces TV Adaptation of Marvel’s LES Hero ‘Moon Girl’

Posted August 26, 2019 at 5:03 am

Over the weekend at its D23 Conference, Disney announced the adaptation of a teenage Marvel superhero who protects the Lower East Side. Ordered by the Disney Channel cable network, and executive produced by Laurence Fishburne, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur follows the adventures of Lunella Lafayette (aka Moon Girl), a 13-year-old prodigy, and her ten-ton […]

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Jack Kirby Museum Eyeing Permanent Lower East Side Location Next Year

Posted January 8, 2016 at 5:17 am

You hear a lot about Stan Lee whenever talk of Marvel commences. He’s the one who reaps much of the credit for the comics universe. Yet, the guy behind the guy, Jack Kirby, is equally important, if not more so. He was the illustrator who put pen to paper in co-creating juggernauts like Captain America, the […]

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Jack Kirby Museum Returns to Native LES for 2-Week Pop-Up

Posted November 13, 2015 at 5:12 am

For the second time in as many years, the Jack Kirby Museum and Research Center again joined forces with the miLES initiative for a storefront pop-up. This time, the show is more narrowly focused, highlighting Kirby’s illustrations of “heroic combat” in various comic books. For the next two weeks, the miLES incubator space at 103 […]

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Marvel’s ‘AKA Jessica Jones’ Netflix Series Filming on the Bowery Today

Posted June 17, 2015 at 5:18 am

Marvel Comics is headed back to the neighborhood that helped birth so many of its famous characters and story lines of yore. Back to the roots of Jack Kirby – born at 147 Essex Street – whose superhero creations included Captain America, X-Men, and the Incredible Hulk. The comic book company teamed up with Netflix […]

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Recap: Jack Kirby Museum Pop Up Opens on Delancey

Posted November 5, 2013 at 10:28 am

Last night was the opening of miLES newest storefront project, the Jack Kirby Museum pop up. Lots of Kirby fans were in attendance to check out the amazing artwork on display and to meet museum trustee Rand Hoppe. There was also a cool timeline showing Kirby’s life on the LES, which included census records from […]

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Jack Kirby Museum Opens Week-Long Exhibit at 178 Delancey Tonight

Posted November 4, 2013 at 5:33 am

After an uber-successful Kickstarter campaign for its “Storefront Transformer,” the miLES initiative from Fourth Arts Block is kicking off the season with a pop-up exhibit featuring the late, iconic illustrator Jack Kirby. This is the first of seven week-long installments aimed at transforming the under-used 178 Delancey Street into a “neighborhood hub” with various themes. […]

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