Born: 1917 August 28 in Lower East Side, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States

Died: 1994 February 6 in Thousand Oaks, California, United States

Notes: To be confirmed against the Who's Who entry.

Jack Kirby signed 1978 Marvel covers with fellow creator Joe Sinnott as K/S. Jon Henri is a pen name with Joe Simon.


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Name:

    Jack Kirby Type: Changed Name
    Given name: Jack Family name: Kirby

Other Names:

  1. Bob Brown Type: Pen Name
  2. Jack Cortez Type: Pen Name
  3. Jack Curtiss Type: Pen Name
  4. Curt Davis Type: Pen Name
  5. Ted Grey Type: Pen Name
  6. Michael Griffith Type: Pen Name
  7. Jon Henri Type: Pen Name
  8. Floyd Kelly Type: Pen Name
  9. Lance Kirby Type: Pen Name
  10. Jacob Kurtzberg Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Jacob Family name: Kurtzberg
  11. Richard Lee Type: Pen Name
  12. Charles Nicholas Type: Pen Name
  13. Fred Sande Type: Pen Name
  14. Teddy Type: Pen Name

Signatures:

  1. J. K. [generic]
  2. J. Kirby [generic]
  3. J. Kirby
  4. Jack [generic]
  5. Jack Kirby [generic]
  6. Jack Kirby
  7. Jack Kirby [circle]
  8. Jack Kirby [signature]
  9. Jack over Kirby-cursive
  10. JK [generic]
  11. Jon Henri
  12. K [generic]
  13. Kirby [generic]
  14. Kirby
  15. Lance Kirby
  16. Lance Kirby [generic]
  17. Simon [generic]

Awards:

  1. 1967: Alley Awards - Best Pencil Artist
  2. 1971: Shazam Award - Special Achievement by an Individual
  3. 1974: Inkpot Award - [no name]
  4. 1974: Shazam Award - Hall of Fame
  5. 1979: Eagle Awards - Roll of Honour
  6. 1987: Kirby Award - Hall of Fame
  7. 1990: UK Comic Art Award - Career Achievement Award
  8. 1993: Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award - [no name]
  9. 2002: National Book Awards (UK) - Incognito Award for Best Artist Ever
  10. 2017: Bill Finger Award - (Deceased Creator)

Awards for Issues:

  1. 1963: Alley Awards - Favorite Annual
    Fantastic Four Annual (1963 series) #1
  2. 1966: Alley Awards - Best Combination New & Reprint Material Title
    Fantastic Four Annual (1963 series) #4
  3. 1968: Alley Awards - Best Full-Length Story
    The Silver Surfer (1968 series) #1
  4. 1998: Eisner Award - Best Archival Collection
    Jack Kirby's New Gods (1998 series)
  5. 1998: Harvey Award - Best Domestic Reprint Project
    Jack Kirby's New Gods (1998 series)

Awards for Stories:

  1. 1963: Alley Awards - Favorite Short Story
    The Human Torch Meets... "Captain America" (Human Torch) comic story, 18p
  2. 1964: Alley Awards - Best Novel
    Captain America Joins... The Avengers! (The Avengers [superhero]) comic story, 23p
  3. 1965: Alley Awards - Best Short Story
    The Fantastic Origin of the Red Skull (Captain America) comic story, 10p

Art Influences:

Jack Kirby (b. 1917) stated influences by:
  1. Hal Foster (b. 1892)
  2. Frank Paul (b. 1884)
  3. Alex Raymond (b. 1909)
  4. Joe Simon (b. 1913)
Influences by Jack Kirby (b. 1917) were stated by:
  1. Enrique Alcatena (b. 1957)
  2. Mark Alexander (b. 1955)
  3. Brian Apthorp (b. 1955)
  4. Gary Barker (b. 1957)
  5. Joe Barney
  6. Terry Beatty (b. 1958)
  7. Joe Bennett (b. 1968)
  8. Al Bigley (b. 1965)
  9. Jon Bogdanove (b. 1958)
  10. Tim Boxell (b. 1950)
  11. Steve Brooks (b. 1966)
  12. Jeffrey Brown (b. 1975)
  13. Rich Buckler (b. 1949)
  14. Bob Budiansky (b. 1954)
  15. Butch Burcham (b. 1952)
  16. Sal Buscema (b. 1936)
  17. Kurt Busiek (b. 1960)
  18. John Byrne (b. 1950)
  19. Michael Chen (b. 1955)
  20. Paris Cullins (b. 1960)
  21. Alan Davis (b. 1956)
  22. Dan Day (b. 1956)
  23. J. M. DeMatteis (b. 1953)
  24. Dale Eaglesham (b. 1962)
  25. Danny Fingeroth (b. 1953)
  26. Dan Fraga (b. 1973)
  27. Kerry Gammill (b. 1954)
  28. Dave Garcia (b. 1952)
  29. Keith Giffen (b. 1952)
  30. Michael T. Gilbert (b. 1951)
  31. Bo Hampton (b. 1954)
  32. Michael Heisler (b. 1962)
  33. Fred Hembeck (b. 1953)
  34. Gilbert Hernandez (b. 1957)
  35. Jaime Hernandez (b. 1959)
  36. Phil Hester (b. 1966)
  37. Richard Howell (b. 1955)
  38. Dave Johnson (b. 1966)
  39. Arvell Jones (b. 1952)
  40. Barbara Kaalberg (b. 1959)
  41. Jon Lewis (b. 1971)
  42. Rob Liefeld (b. 1967)
  43. Steve Lightle (b. 1959)
  44. Rick Magyar (b. 1954)
  45. Chris Marrinan
  46. Scott McCloud (b. 1960)
  47. Luke McDonnell (b. 1959)
  48. Todd McFarlane (b. 1961)
  49. Marc McLaurin (b. 1964)
  50. Will Meugniot (b. 1951)
  51. Grant Miehm (b. 1960)
  52. Tony Monzo (b. 1967)
  53. Rik van Niedek (b. 1961)
  54. Jerry Ordway (b. 1957)
  55. Mark Pacella
  56. Tim Perkins (b. 1959)
  57. Paul Pope (b. 1970)
  58. Whilce Portacio (b. 1963)
  59. R. David Price (b. 1961)
  60. Brian Pulido (b. 1961)
  61. Paul Dale Roberts (b. 1955)
  62. Mike Rockwitz (b. ????)
  63. Tone Rodriguez (b. 1966)
  64. John Romita Jr. (b. 1956)
  65. David Ross (b. 1956)
  66. Steve Rude (b. 1956)
  67. Paul Ryan (b. 1949)
  68. Scott Shaw (b. 1951)
  69. Steve Sherman (b. 1949)
  70. Greg Shoemaker (b. 1961)
  71. Jim Shooter (b. 1951)
  72. Bill Sienkiewicz (b. 1958)
  73. Marc Silvestri (b. 1959)
  74. Walter Simonson (b. 1946)
  75. Aaron Sowd (b. 1970)
  76. Rick Stasi (b. 1952)
  77. Eric Stephenson (b. 1968)
  78. Bryan Talbot (b. 1952)
  79. Carl Taylor (b. 1954)
  80. Ty Templeton (b. 1962)
  81. Roy Thomas (b. 1940)
  82. Jim Valentino (b. 1952)
  83. Neil Vokes (b. 1954)
  84. Mike Vosburg (b. 1947)
  85. Bob Wiacek (b. 1953)
  86. Barry Windsor-Smith (b. 1949)
  87. Mike Witherby (b. 1957)
  88. Dennis Woodyard (b. 1950)

Relations:

  1. Employee of - Eisner and Iger Studio (b. 1936)
    Notes: Did pencils and inks for the studio during 1937-38.
  2. User - Jon Henri
    Notes: With Joe Simon.
  3. Parent of - Susan Kirby
  4. User - Charles Nicholas