The Jack Kirby Omnibus #1

DC Comics

United States

Published
July 2011
Page count
308
Cover price
49.99 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
ISBN
978-1-4012-3107-1
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/880206

Credits

Editing
Scott Nybakken (collected edition)
Jack Schiff (original editor)
Whitney Ellsworth (originl editor)
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide 1. The Jack Kirby Omnibus Volume One Starring Green Arrow (Green Arrow) Insert or dust jacket, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow

Credits

Script
None
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Mike Royer
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from The Green Arrow by Jack Kirby (DC, 2001 series) [nn] (2001) [Green Arrow figure only]
from House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #11 (July-August 1958) [partial cover]
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #78 (September 1958) [partial cover]
from House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #4 (May-June 1957) [part of page 4 of "Master of the Unknown"]
from Real Fact Comics (DC, 1946 series) #1 (March-April 1946)[cover]
from My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #18 (November-December 1957) [partial cover]
from House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #12 (Sspetember 1958) [partial cover]

Notes

Front of dust jacket. The front has a figure of Green Arrow with partial covers and comic pages as a background.

Show/hide 2. Long Live the King! Insert or dust jacket, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Script
Scott Nybakken
Art
None
Colours
None
Letters
typeset
Editing
None

Synopsis

Publicity blurb.

Notes

Front flap of dust jacket.

Show/hide 3. Jack Kirby (Jack Kirby) Insert or dust jacket, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jack Kirby
Genre
Biography

Credits

Script
Scott Nybakken
Art
Jack Kirby
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
typeset
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #85 (April 1959) [partial cover]

Synopsis

Brief account of Jack Kirby's comics career.

Notes

Black flap of dusy jacket. Illustration continues on back page of dust jacket.

Show/hide 4. The King of Comics! (Jack Kirby) Insert or dust jacket, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jack Kirby
Genre
Fact

Credits

Script
Scott Nybakken
Art
Jack Kirby
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
typeset
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #85 (April 1959)[partial cover]

Synopsis

Promotional blurb about Jack Kirby's comics career.

Notes

Reprinted art serves as background for text. Art is continued from back flap.

Show/hide 5. No title recorded Cover, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #85 (April 1959) [page 6, panel 3 of "The Stone Sentinels of Giant Island"]
Show/hide 6. The Jack Kirby Omnibus Volume One Illustration, 1 page

Credits

Script
None
Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 951 series) #84 (March 1959) [page 3, panel 2 of "The Negaive Man"]

Synopsis

First title page.

Show/hide 7. The Jack Kirby Omnibus Volume One Starring Green Arrow (Green Arrow) Credits, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow

Credits

Script
None
Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #253 (October 1958) [page 2, panel 1 of "Prisoners of Dimension Zero"]

Synopsis

Second title page.

Show/hide 8. Table of Contents Table of contents, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact
Characters
Green Arrow

Credits

Script
Scott Nybakken
Art
Jack Kirby
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #84 (March 1959) [page 3, panel 5 of "The Negative Man" as background for pages 4 and 5 of book
page 3, panel 4 of "The Negative Man" as background for pages 6 and 7 of book]
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #250 (July 1958) [ part of page 4, panel 4 of "The Green Arrows of the World" as background for page 8 of book]

Synopsis

Listing of the stories contained in this book, the personnel involved in producing this volume amd copyright notices and publication data.

Notes

Table of Contents is on pages 4-8 of the book.

Show/hide 9. Introduction Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Script
Mark Evanier
Art
Jack Kirby
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
typeset
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #250 (July 1958) [part of page 4, panel 4 of "The Green Arrows of the World" as background for page 9
part of page 4, panel 2 of "The Green Arrows of the World" as background for page 12]
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #84 (March 1959) [part of page 3, panel 1 of "The Negative Man" used as background for pages 10 and 11]

Synopsis

A brief history of Jack Kirby's work at DC Comics.

Notes

Introduction is pages 9-12 of this volume.

Show/hide 10. Cover for Real Fact Comics No. 1 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Fact; adventure

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Dick Sprang
Inks
Joe Simon
Dick Sprang
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Real Fact Comics (DC, 1946 series) #1 (March-April 1946)
Show/hide 11. The Rocket Lanes of Tomorrow (Just Imagine) Comic story, 2 pages
Show/hide 12. A World of Thinking Robots (Just Imagine) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Just Imagine
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Joe Simon
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Real Fact Comics (DC, 1946 series) #2 (May-June 1946)
Show/hide 13. Backseat Driver Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Script
Joe Simon
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Real Fact Comics (DC, 1946 series) #9 (July-August 1947)
Show/hide 14. Cover for House of Secrets No. 3 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #3 (March-April 1957)
Show/hide 15. The Three Prophecies Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #3 (March-April 1957)
Show/hide 16. The Thing in the Box Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #61 (April 1957)
The Thing in the Box
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #26 ([August 1963?])
The Thing in the Black Box
 
United States
Super DC Giant (DC, 1970 series) #S-20 (October-November 1970)
The Thing in the Box
From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #61 (April 1957)
Show/hide 17. The All-Seeing Eye Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #12 (April 1957)
The All-Seeing Eye
Printed in
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #10 ([February 1959?])
The All-Seeing Eye
From GCD
from Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #12 (April 1957)
Show/hide 18. Master of the Unknown Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 19. I Found the City under the Sea Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #15 (May-June 1957)
Show/hide 20. Cover for Tales of the Unexpected No. 13 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Mystery

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #13 (May 1957)
Show/hide 21. The Face behind the Mask Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Mystery; occult

Credits

Script
France Ed Herron
Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #13 (May 1957)
Show/hide 22. Riddle of the Red Roc Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Monster

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #64 (June 1957)
Show/hide 23. I Died a Thousand Times Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

Based on
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #16 (July-August 1957)
I Died a Thousand Times
 
Australia
My Greatest Adventure (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #32 ([November 1957])
I Died a Thousand Times
Printed in
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #36 ([February 1966?])
I Died a Thousand Times
From GCD
from My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #16 (July-August 1957)
Show/hide 24. Three Wishes to Doom Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Mystery

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #15 (July 1957)
Show/hide 25. Cover for House of Mystery No. 65 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Monster

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #65 (August 1957)
Show/hide 26. The Human Dragon Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Monster

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #65 (August 1957)
Show/hide 27. The Magic Hammer Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #16 (August 1957)
The Magic Hammer
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #22 ([March 1958?])
The Magic Hammer
 
United States
DC Special (DC, 1968 series) #4 (July-September 1969)
The Magic Hammer
From GCD
from Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #16 (August 1957)
Show/hide 28. The Thief of Thoughts Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Mytery

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #66 (September 1957)
Show/hide 29. Who Is Mr. Ishtar? Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #17 (September 1957)
Show/hide 30. I Doomed the World Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #17 (September-October 1957)
Show/hide 31. Cover for Tales of the Unexpected No. 18 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #18 (October 1957)
Show/hide 32. The Man Who Collected Planets Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #18 (November-December 1957)
Show/hide 33. Cover for My Greatest Adventure No. 18 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #18 (November-December 1957)
Show/hide 34. I Tracked the Nuclear Creature Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

Based on
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #18 (November-December 1957)
I Tracked the Nuclear Creature
Printed in
Australia
My Greatest Adventure (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #36 ([March 1958])
I Tracked the Nuclear Creature
From GCD
from My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #18 (November-December 1957)
Show/hide 35. The Creatures from Nowhere Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #70 (January 1958)
Show/hide 36. The Cats Who Knew Too Much Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 37. The Mysterious Mr. Vince Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Mystery

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #21 (January 1958)
Show/hide 38. Cover for Tales of the Unexpected No. 22 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #22 (February 1958)
Show/hide 39. Invasion of the Volcano Men Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #22 (February 1958)
Show/hide 40. The Amush at Smoke Canyon (Foley of the Fighting 5th) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Foley of the Fighting 5th
Genre
Western
Characters
Lt. Dan Foley

Credits

Script
France Ed Herron
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from All-Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #99 (February-March 1958)
Show/hide 41. The Man Who Betrayed Earth Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #72 (March 1958)
Show/hide 42. I Was Big-Game on Neptune Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #20 (March-April 1958)
Show/hide 43. The Giants from Outer Space Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #23 (March 1958)
Show/hide 44. The Two-Dimensional Man Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #24 (April 1958)
Show/hide 45. We Were Doomed by the Metal-Eating Monster Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #21 (May-June 1958)
Show/hide 46. Cover for House of Mystery No. 76 Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #76 (July 1958)
Show/hide 47. The Artificial Twin Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #76 (July 1958)
Show/hide 48. Cover art for House of Secrets #11 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #11 (July-August 1958)
Show/hide 49. Cover for House of Secrets No. 12 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #12 (September 1958)
Show/hide 50. The Hole in the Sky Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #12 (September 1958)
Show/hide 51. Cover art for House of Mystery #78 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Mystery

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Secrets (DC, 1951 series) #78 (September 1958)
Show/hide 52. Cover art for House of Mystery #79 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #79 (October 1958)
Show/hide 53. The Green Arrows of the World (Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #250 (July 1958)
Show/hide 54. The Case of the Super-Arrows (Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero; science fiction
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby
Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #251 (August 1958)
Show/hide 55. Five Clues to Danger (Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 56. The Mystery of the Giant Arrows (Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 57. Prisoners of Dimension Zero! (Green Arrow) Comic story, 5.67 pages
Show/hide 58. The Menace of the Mechanical Octopus (Green Arrow) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero; science fiction
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy

Credits

Script
France Ed Herron
Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #97 (October 1958)
Show/hide 59. The Green Arrow's Last Stand (Green Arrow) Comic story, 5.67 pages
Show/hide 60. The War That Never Ended (Green Arrow) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy

Credits

Script
Dave Wood
Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #255 (December 1958)
Show/hide 61. The Unmasked Archers! (Green Arrow) Comic story, 5.67 pages
Show/hide 62. The Green Arrow's First Case (Green Arrow) Comic story, 6.67 pages
Show/hide 63. Crimes under Glass (Green Arrow) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

Based on
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #99 (February 1959)
Crimes Under Glass
Printed in
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #35 ([November 1965?])
Crimes Under Glass
Also printed
United States
The Green Arrow by Jack Kirby (DC, 2001 series) ([November] 2001)
Crimes Under Glass
From GCD
from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #99 (February 1959)
Show/hide 64. We Battled the Microscopic Menace! Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #28 (February 1959)
Show/hide 65. The Negative Man Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #84 (March 1959)
Show/hide 66. Cover for House of Mystery No. 85 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #85 (April 1959)
Show/hide 67. The Stone Sentinels of Giant Island Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #85 (April 1959)

Notes

9781401231071; 54999

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 68794

Entry created

  • 16/10/2011

Cover added

  • 16/10/2011

Index completed

  • 16/10/2011

Last updated

  • 16/10/2011