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

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

Notes: A full list of works credited to Jack Kirby is at The Jack Kirby Digital Archive, https://kirbymuseum.org/oada/ .

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.


Sample Scan:


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: House Name
  5. Ted Grey Type: Pen Name
  6. Michael Griffith Type: House Name
  7. Jon Henri Type: Pen Name
  8. Jolly Jack Type: Pen Name
  9. Floyd Kelly Type: House Name
  10. Kirby Type: Common Alternative Name
  11. J. Kirby Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: J. Family name: Kirby
  12. Lance Kirby Type: Pen Name
  13. Jacob Kurtzberg Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Jacob Family name: Kurtzberg
  14. Richard Lee Type: Pen Name
  15. Charles Nicholas Type: House Name
  16. Fred Sande Type: House Name
  17. Teddy Type: Pen Name

Signatures:

  1. Curt Davis [generic]
  2. Davis [generic]
  3. Hank Christy [generic]
  4. J. K. [generic]
  5. J. Kirby [generic]
  6. J. KIRBY
  7. Jack [generic]
  8. Jack Curtiss [generic]
  9. Jack Kirby [generic]
  10. JACK KIRBY
  11. Jack Kirby Inc. [generic]
  12. Jack Kirby [circle]
  13. Jack Kirby [signature]
  14. Jack over Kirby-cursive
  15. JACK [over] KIRBY [generic]
  16. JK [generic]
  17. JON HENRI
  18. K [generic]
  19. K. [generic]
  20. K/S [generic]
  21. Kirby [generic]
  22. KIRBY
  23. LANCE KIRBY
  24. Lance Kirby [generic]
  25. Michael Griffith [generic]
  26. Simon [generic]
  27. Simon and Kirby [generic]
  28. Teddy [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. 2011: ComicsPRO Industry Memorial Award - [no name]
  11. 2017: Comic-Con Icon Award - [no name]
  12. 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. 1998: Eisner Award - Best Archival Collection
    Jack Kirby's New Gods (1998 series)
  4. 1998: Harvey Award - Best Domestic Reprint Project
    Jack Kirby's New Gods (1998 series)
  5. 2022: Eisner Award - Best Publication Design
    The Marvel Comics Library: Spider-Man (2022 series) #1 - 1962–1964

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) 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. Jim Amash (b. 1960)
  4. Brian Apthorp (b. 1955)
  5. Darren Auck (b. 1961)
  6. Gary Barker (b. 1957)
  7. Joe Barney
  8. Terry Beatty (b. 1958)
  9. Joe Bennett (b. 1968)
  10. Cliff Biggers (b. 1953)
  11. Al Bigley (b. 1965)
  12. Jerry Bingham (b. 1953)
  13. Mark Bloodworth (b. 1963)
  14. Brian Boerner (b. ????)
  15. Jon Bogdanove (b. 1958)
  16. Verl Holt Bond (b. 1949)
  17. Tim Boxell (b. 1950)
  18. Al Bradford (b. 1950)
  19. Roger Brand (b. 1943)
  20. Steve Brooks (b. 1966)
  21. Jeffrey Brown (b. 1975)
  22. Rich Buckler (b. 1949)
  23. Bob Budiansky (b. 1954)
  24. Butch Burcham (b. 1952)
  25. Sal Buscema (b. 1936)
  26. Kurt Busiek (b. 1960)
  27. John Byrne (b. 1950)
  28. Michael Chen (b. 1955)
  29. Mike Cogliandro (b. 1956)
  30. Tim Conrad (b. 1951)
  31. Paris Cullins (b. 1960)
  32. Dan Danko (b. 1966)
  33. Alan Davis (b. 1956)
  34. Daniel Davis (b. 1957)
  35. Dan Day (b. 1956)
  36. Gene Day (b. 1951)
  37. J. M. DeMatteis (b. 1953)
  38. Dale Eaglesham (b. 1962)
  39. Chris Ecker (b. 1958)
  40. Dan Eiler (b. 1947)
  41. Danny Fingeroth (b. 1953)
  42. Ronn Foss (b. 1939)
  43. Dan Fraga (b. 1973)
  44. Allen Freeman (b. 1956)
  45. Kerry Gammill (b. 1954)
  46. Dave Garcia (b. 1952)
  47. Frank Giacoia (b. 1924)
  48. Keith Giffen (b. 1952)
  49. Michael T. Gilbert (b. 1951)
  50. Paul Gravett (b. 1956)
  51. Danny Grigsby (b. 1953)
  52. Tim Gula (b. 1957)
  53. Bo Hampton (b. 1954)
  54. Dean Haspiel (b. 1967)
  55. Hugh Haynes
  56. Michael Heisler (b. 1962)
  57. Fred Hembeck (b. 1953)
  58. Gilbert Hernandez (b. 1957)
  59. Jaime Hernandez (b. 1959)
  60. Phil Hester (b. 1966)
  61. Mark Hill (b. 1958)
  62. Kevin Hopgood (b. 1961)
  63. Richard Howell (b. 1955)
  64. Dennis Jensen (b. 1952)
  65. Dave Johnson (b. 1966)
  66. Arvell Jones (b. 1952)
  67. Dan Jurgens (b. 1959)
  68. Barbara Kaalberg (b. 1959)
  69. Sam Kujava (b. 1954)
  70. Jon Lewis (b. 1971)
  71. Rob Liefeld (b. 1967)
  72. Steve Lightle (b. 1959)
  73. Rick Magyar (b. 1954)
  74. Russ Maheras (b. 1954)
  75. Chris Marrinan
  76. Don Martinec (b. 1958)
  77. Scott McCloud (b. 1960)
  78. Luke McDonnell (b. 1959)
  79. Todd McFarlane (b. 1961)
  80. Marc McLaurin (b. 1964)
  81. Will Meugniot (b. 1951)
  82. Grant Miehm (b. 1960)
  83. Tony Monzo (b. 1967)
  84. Michael Neno (b. 1961)
  85. Jeff Nicholson (b. 1962)
  86. Rik van Niedek (b. 1961)
  87. William F. Nolan (b. 1928)
  88. Turtel Onli (b. 1952)
  89. Jerry Ordway (b. 1957)
  90. Mark Pacella
  91. Carlos Pacheco (b. 1962)
  92. Jimmy Palmiotti (b. 1961)
  93. George Pérez (b. 1954)
  94. Tim Perkins (b. 1959)
  95. Steve Perry (b. 1954)
  96. Paul Pope (b. 1970)
  97. Whilce Portacio (b. 1963)
  98. Paul Power (b. 1954)
  99. R. David Price (b. 1961)
  100. Brian Pulido (b. 1961)
  101. Peter Repovski (b. 1970)
  102. Paul Rivoche (b. 1959)
  103. Paul Dale Roberts (b. 1955)
  104. Mike Rockwitz (b. 19??)
  105. Tone Rodriguez (b. 1966)
  106. John Romita Jr. (b. 1956)
  107. John Romita Jr. (b. 1956)
  108. David Ross (b. 1956)
  109. Steve Rude (b. 1956)
  110. Paul Ryan (b. 1949)
  111. Jesse Santos (b. 1928)
  112. Bill Schelly (b. 1951)
  113. Val Semeiks (b. 1955)
  114. Scott Shaw (b. 1951)
  115. Steve Sherman (b. 1949)
  116. Greg Shoemaker (b. 1961)
  117. Jim Shooter (b. 1951)
  118. Bill Sienkiewicz (b. 1958)
  119. Marc Silvestri (b. 1959)
  120. Walter Simonson (b. 1946)
  121. Don Simpson (b. 1961)
  122. Toren Smith (b. 1960)
  123. Aaron Sowd (b. 1970)
  124. Rick Stasi (b. 1952)
  125. Eric Stephenson (b. 1968)
  126. Jim Steranko (b. 1938)
  127. Bryan Talbot (b. 1952)
  128. Carl Taylor (b. 1954)
  129. Ty Templeton (b. 1962)
  130. Greg Theakston (b. 1953)
  131. Roy Thomas (b. 1940)
  132. Jim Valentino (b. 1952)
  133. Rick Veitch (b. 1951)
  134. Charles Vess (b. 1951)
  135. Bill Vigoda (b. 1920)
  136. Mark Voger (b. 1958)
  137. Neil Vokes (b. 1954)
  138. Mike Vosburg (b. 1947)
  139. Mark Welser (b. 19??)
  140. Bob Wiacek (b. 1953)
  141. Barry Windsor-Smith (b. 1949)
  142. Mike Witherby (b. 1957)
  143. Dennis Woodyard (b. 1950)
  144. Robert Zailo (b. 1968)

Memberships:

  1. Comic Art Professional Society Type: member


Relations:

  1. Employee of - Bert Whitman Associates (b. 1940)
    Notes: Per Ron Goulart, in The Comics Journal (Fantagraphics, 1977 series) #249 (December 2002), Kirby did artwork for the studio in 1940. Kirby's work for the studio probably was for Tem Publishing and Fox.
  2. Employee of - Eisner and Iger Studio (b. 1936)
    Notes: Did pencils and inks for the studio during 1937-38.
  3. User of - Michael Griffith
  4. User of - Jon Henri
    Notes: With Joe Simon.
  5. User of - Floyd Kelly
  6. Parent of - Lisa Kirby (b. 1960)
    Notes: Lisa is the youngest child/daughter of Jack.
  7. Parent of - Neal Kirby (b. 1948)
  8. Parent of - Susan Kirby (b. 1945)
  9. Ghosted by - Louis Cazeneuve (b. 1908)
  10. Relative - Robert Katz
    Notes: Robert is Jack's nephew.
  11. Spouse - Rosalind Kirby (b. 1922)
  12. User of - Charles Nicholas
  13. Owner - Simon and Kirby Studio (b. 1941)
    Notes: Co-owner 1946 to 1954.