American comic book artist, writer and editor
Jack Kirby (August 28, 1917 – February 6, 1994) was a famous comic book artist. He worked with Stan Lee to create superhero characters The Fantastic Four, X-Men, and The Hulk. Kirby worked with Joe Simon to create Captain America.
Jack Kirby in 1982
August 28, 1917
|Died||February 6, 1994 (aged 76)|
|Awards||Alley Award, Best Pencil Artist (1967), plus many awards for individual stories, Shazam Award, Special Achievement by an Individual (1971)|
- "United States Social Security Death Index," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VMK5-CPJ : accessed 15 Feb 2013), Jack Kirby, 6 February 1994; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
- Famous Funnies #62 (Eastern Color Printing, September 1939).