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.


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. Floyd Kelly Type: Pen Name
  8. Lance Kirby Type: Pen Name
  9. Jacob Kurtzberg Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Jacob Family name: Kurtzberg
  10. Richard Lee Type: Pen Name
  11. Charles Nicholas Type: Pen Name
  12. Fred Sande Type: Pen Name
  13. Teddy Type: Pen Name

Signatures:

  1. J. Kirby [generic]
  2. Jack Kirby [generic]
  3. K [generic]
  4. Kirby [generic]
  5. Lance Kirby [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. 1987: Kirby Award - Hall of Fame
  6. 1993: Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award - [no name]
  7. 2002: National Book Awards (UK) - Incognito Award for Best Artist Ever
  8. 2017: Bill Finger Award - (Deceased Creator)

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

Relations:

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