Machinima is teaming with online celebrity Comic Book Girl 19 to deliver Greater Creators, and in-depth look at the talents behind comics, film, and animation.
Billed as "an in-depth study of creative icons who push the boundaries of art and whose influence can still be felt today," Greater Creators takes fans on a journey into the minds of Alan Moore, Gene Roddenberry, Frank Herbert, Stephen King, and Stanley Kubrick, anime auteur/Studio Ghibli head Hayao Miyazaki, comic book artist Frank Frazetta, visual effects pioneer and stop-motion animator Ray Harryhausen, and more.
The 14-episode first season of Greater Creators launches on Tuesday, January 31st with an episode devoted to the life and work of the legendary King of Comics, Jack Kirby (who would have turned 100 this year). New episodes will launch weekly on Tuesdays and are available for free only on go90.
Check out the trailer for Greater Creators above, and below, a first look inside the opening minutes of the show's Jack Kirby episode.
With nearly 700K fans across her social channels, Comic Book Girl 19 has become known world-wide for her commentaries on comics, films, books and television shows.
With Greater Creators, CBG19 brings viewers into a virtual classroom to dive deep into the important works, new genres and technological advancements of the most influential artists and creative thinkers -- and Comic Book Girl 19 fans will be thrilled to see her familiar sidekicks Robot and Space Brain in the classroom with them.
You can get a sense for other creators who might be spotlighted on the series in both the trailer and the opening credits for the show, which appear within the Jack Kirby clip.
Who would you like to see featured on Greater Creators? Chime in the comments below.