REMEMBERING THE KING OF COMICS – JACK KIRBY!

Jack-Kirby

Comic book legend Jack Kirby would have been 98 on 28th August 2015. He passed away in 1994 at the age of 76 and at that time, his work was not recognised by the company that had benefited most from his creativity viz. Marvel Comics. It’s certainly fair to say that Jack Kirby (and not Stan Lee) is the father of the Marvel Universe. Even without getting into the arguments about who created what, there’s no denying that Kirby is the originator of the visuals that proved so popular initially with comic book fans, and ultimately moviegoers worldwide. So let’s take a look at what Kirby had done in the 60s/70s, that now form the foundation of the billion dollar Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise. Long live the King!

Kirby FF

Kirby Cap

Kirby X-Men

Kirby Iron Man

Kirby Ant-Man

Kirby Hulk

Kirby Thor

Kirby black_panther_v1_02_01

Kirby Inhumans

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