(1917 - 1994)
Jack Kirby was active/lived in New York, California. Jack Kirby is known for cartoons, comic-book art, illustration.
Jack Kirby, the "king" of American comic books and comic strips as an artist, writer and editor, was born Jacob Kurtzburg on August 28, 1917 in "Hell's Kitchen," in New York City. His career began in 1935 as an illustrator for Max Fleischer's animation studio. A year later, he was creating "Abdul Jones", "Socko the Seadog" and the "Black Buccaneer" for the Lincoln Newspaper Syndicate, until 1938 when the company went out of business. Briefly with the Eisner-Iger studios in 1939, he worked on Jungle and Jumbo Comics. Also with other companies, he drew the complete first issue of Captain Marvel.
Kirby, and his partner, Joe Simon, working together in a common studio, were approached early in 1941 by Martin Goodman, the publisher ... Displaying 750 of 6384 characters.