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Jack Kirby

Kirby in 1992
Born Jacob Kurtzberg
(1917-08-28)August 28, 1917
New York City, New York, United States
Died February 6, 1994(1994-02-06) (aged 76)
Thousand Oaks, California, United States
Nationality American
Area(s)

Writer
Penciller
Artist
Inker
Editor

Pseudonym(s) Jack Curtiss, Curt Davis, Lance Kirby, Ted Grey, Charles Nicholas, Fred Sande, Teddy
Notable works
Captain America, Fantastic Four, Fourth World, Hulk, Kamandi, Manhunter, Newsboy Legion, Thor, Silver Surfer, X-Men
Awards Alley Award, Best Pencil Artist (1967), plus many awards for individual stories, Shazam Award, Special Achievement by an Individual (1971)
Spouse(s) Roz Goldstein
(m. 1942–1994; his death)
Children

Susan, b. December 6, 1945[1]
Neal, b. May 1948[2]
Barbara, b. November 1952[3]
Lisa, b. September 1960[1][4]

Life at best is bittersweet.
Perfectionists are their own devils.
I was handed a chocolate bar and an M-1 rifle and told to go kill Hitler.