Today is the 100th birthday of comics legend Jack Kirby, the artist who co-created many of Marvel’s most famous superhero characters, including Thor. In the video below, hall-of-fame creator Walt Simonson talks about Kirby and the impact his work had on his own career, and the medium of comics overall.
Some creators are meant to make myth. They're supposed to stride into humanity's shared stream of meaning and re-interpret the flow. Or boil it into something elemental.