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Jack Kirby (I) (1917–1994)


Jack Kirby was born on August 28, 1917 in Lower East Side, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Jacob Kurtzberg. He is known for his work on Iron Man (2008), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Ant-Man (2015). He was married to Rosalind Goldstein-Kirby. He died on February 6, 1994 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA. See full bio »

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  Doctor Doom (character created by) (announced)
  Justice League Dark (character: Jason Blood/Etrigan) (announced)
  The Eternals (based on the Marvel comics by) (announced)
  The New Gods (characters) (announced)
  Untitled Loki TV Series (TV Series) (characters) (announced)
 2019 Silver Surfer: Prodigal Son (characters) (announced)
 2019 Dark Phoenix (comic book created by) (post-production)
 2019 Avengers: Endgame (based on the Marvel comics by) (post-production)
 2017-2019 The Gifted (TV Series) (based on the Marvel comics created by - 23 episodes)
- eneMy of My eneMy (2019) ... (based on the Marvel comics created by)
- gaMe changer (2018) ... (based on the Marvel comics created by)
- the dreaM (2018) ... (based on the Marvel comics created by)
- no Mercy (2018) ... (based on the Marvel comics created by)
- iMprint (2018) ... (based on the Marvel comics created by)
  Avengers Assemble (TV Series) (character created by: Captain America - 88 episodes, 2014 - 2018) (based on the Marvel Comics by - 83 episodes, 2014 - 2018)
- The Last Avenger (2018) ... (based on the Marvel Comics by) / (character created by: Captain America)
- Descent of the Shadow (2018) ... (based on the Marvel Comics by) / (character created by: Captain America)
- The Lost Temple (2018) ... (based on the Marvel Comics by) / (character created by: Captain America)
- The Good Son (2018) ... (based on the Marvel Comics by) / (character created by: Captain America)
- Mask of the Panther (2018) ... (based on the Marvel Comics by) / (character created by: Captain America)
 2018 Spider-Man: Wanted (Short) (based upon the comic books of)
 2018 Lego DC Super-Villains (Video Game) (character: Darkseid)
 2018 The Death of Superman (Video) (characters created by: Fourth World)
 2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp (based on the Marvel Comics by)
 2018 LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Black Panther - Trouble in Wakanda (TV Short) (based on the marvel comics by)
 2013-2018 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series) (based on the Marvel comics by - 109 episodes)
- The End (2018) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
- The Force of Gravity (2018) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
- The One Who Will Save Us All (2018) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
- Option Two (2018) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
- All Roads Lead... (2018) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
 2018 Lego DC Super Hero Girls: Super-Villain High (characters created by: Lashina and Oberon)
 2015-2018 Guardians of the Galaxy (TV Series) (character created by: Groot - 65 episodes)
- You Don't Own Me (2018) ... (character created by: Groot)
- Long Distance Runaround (2018) ... (character created by: Groot)
- Gotta Get Outta This Place (2018) ... (character created by: Groot)
- Happy Together (2018) ... (character created by: Groot)
- Fame (2018) ... (character created by: Groot)
 2018 Avengers: Infinity War (Captain America created by) / (Groot created by) / (based on the Marvel comics by)
 2018 Black Panther (based on the Marvel Comics by)
  Justice League Action (TV Series) (characters created by: Fourth World - 5 episodes, 2017 - 2018) (character created by: Klarion the Witch Boy - 2 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (character created by: Jason Blood/Etrigan - 2 episodes, 2017) (characters created by: Steppenwolf, Big Barda & Virman Vundabar - 1 episode, 2017)
- Watchtower Tours (2018) ... (characters created by: Fourth World)
- System Error (2017) ... (characters created by: Fourth World)
- It'll Take a Miracle! (2017) ... (characters created by: Fourth World)
- Superman's Pal, Sid Sharp (2017) ... (characters created by: Fourth World)
- Supernatural Adventures in Babysitting (2017) ... (character created by: Klarion the Witch Boy)
 2017 Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 (Video Game) (character created by: Groot)
 2017 Inhumans (TV Series) (based on the Marvel comics by - 8 episodes)
- ...And Finally: Black Bolt (2017) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
- Havoc in the Hidden Land (2017) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
- The Gentleman's Name is Gorgon (2017) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
- Something Inhuman This Way Comes... (2017) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
- Make Way for... Medusa (2017) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
 2017 Justice League (Fourth World created by)
 2017 Thor: Ragnarok (based on the Marvel comics by)
 2017 Lego DC Super Hero Girls: Brain Drain (Video) (characters created by: Lashina & Mad Harriet)
 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming (Captain America created by)
 2017 Ant-Man (TV Mini-Series) (character created by: Ant-Man - 2 episodes)
- Alien Invasion (2017) ... (character created by: Ant-Man)
- Science Fair (2017) ... (character created by: Ant-Man)
 2017 DC Super Hero Girls: Intergalactic Games (Video) (characters created by: Fourth World)
 2017 Rocket & Groot (TV Mini-Series) (character created by: Groot - 12 episodes)
- That New Ship Smell (2017) ... (character created by: Groot)
- Desperate Measures (2017) ... (character created by: Groot)
- It's the Little Things (2017) ... (character created by: Groot)
- Golden Nuggets (2017) ... (character created by: Groot)
- Distractions (2017) ... (character created by: Groot)
 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series (Video Game) (character created by: Groot)
 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Groot created by)
 2017 Team Thor: Part 2 (Video short) (characters)
 2017 Justice League Dark (Video) (character created by: Jason Blood/Etrigan)
 2016 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot (TV Mini-Series) (based on the Marvel comics by - 6 episodes)
- Deal Breaker (2016) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
- Justicia (2016) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
- Reunion (2016) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
- Progress (2016) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
- John Hancock (2016) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
 2016 Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell (Video) (based on the marvel comics by)
  Ultimate Spider-Man (TV Series) (character created by: Captain America - 7 episodes, 2012 - 2016) (character created by: Groot - 1 episode, 2016)
- Return to the Spider-Verse: Part 2 (2016) ... (character created by: Groot)
- The Symbiote Saga: Part 3 (2016) ... (character created by: Captain America)
- The Symbiote Saga: Part 2 (2016) ... (character created by: Captain America)
- Contest of the Champions: Part 4 (2015) ... (character created by: Captain America)
- Contest of the Champions: Part 2 (2015) ... (character created by: Captain America)
 2016 DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year (Video) (characters created by: Fourth World)
 2016 Team Thor (Video short) (characters)
 2016 X-Men: Apocalypse (based on characters created by - uncredited)
 2016 Captain America: Civil War (based on the Marvel comics by)
 2016 Hulk in Traffic (Short) (characters)
 2016 DC Super Hero Girls: Super Hero High (TV Short) (characters created by: Fourth World)
  Agent Carter (TV Series) (based on the Marvel comics by - 18 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (concept: The Howling Commandos - 1 episode, 2015)
- Hollywood Ending (2016) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
- A Little Song and Dance (2016) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
- The Edge of Mystery (2016) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
- Monsters (2016) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
- Life of the Party (2016) ... (based on the Marvel comics by)
 2016 Marvel Avengers Academy (Video Game) (based on the marvel comics by)
 2016 Lego Marvel's Avengers (Video Game) (comic book created by: Avengers)
 2015 Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Frost Fight! (Video) (Captain America created by)
 2015 Lego DC Super Heroes: Justice League - Attack of the Legion of Doom! (Video) (character created by: Darkseid)
 2015 Fantastic Four (Marvel comic book)
 2015 Justice League: Gods and Monsters (Video) (characters created by: New Gods)
 2015 Ant-Man (based on the Marvel comics by)
 2015 Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. (TV Series) (based on comics by - 2 episodes)
- Days of Future Smash, Part 2: Smashguard (2015) ... (based on comics by)
- Days of Future Smash, Part 1: The Dino Era (2015) ... (based on comics by)
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (based on the Marvel comics by) / (character created by: Captain America)
 2015 Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League vs. Bizarro League (Video) (characters created by: Darkseid & Desaad)
 2014 Eternals (TV Mini-Series) (characters - 10 episodes)
- Journey's End ... (characters)
- Modified Rapture ... (characters)
- Gods, Heroes and Others ... (characters)
- Right to Life ... (characters)
- Revelations ... (characters)
 2014 Iron Man and Captain America: Heroes United (Video) (Captain America created by)
 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - uncredited)
 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (based on the Marvel comics by)
 2014 Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher (Video) (based on the marvel comics by)
 2014 Justice League: War (Video) (characters created by: Darkseid, Desaad & Parademons)
 2013 Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United (Video) (characters)
 2013 Thor: The Dark World (based on the Marvel comics by)
 2013 The Avengers Lego Adventure (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk (TV Mini-Series) (character: Bruce Banner/The Hulk - 2 episodes)
- Part 3 ... (character: Bruce Banner/The Hulk - uncredited)
- Part 1 ... (character: Bruce Banner/The Hulk - uncredited)
 2013 Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (Video) (character created by: Etrigan the Demon)
 2013 Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter (Video short) (characters)
 2013 Marvel Heroes (Video Game) (character created by: Captain America)
 2013 Inhumans (Video) (characters)
 2013 Iron Man 3 (based on the Marvel comic book by)
 2013 Iron Man: Rise of Technovore (Video) (comic books)
 2013 Loki's Plot: An Easter Special (Video short) (characters - uncredited)
  Young Justice (TV Series) (character created by: G. Gordon Godfrey - 8 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (character created by: Klarion - 2 episodes, 2012) (character created by: Bruno Mannheim - 1 episode, 2012) (character created by: Dubbilex - 1 episode, 2012) (character created by: Guardian - 1 episode, 2012) (characters created by: New Gods - 1 episode, 2011) (characters created by: The Forever People - 1 episode, 2011)
- Endgame (2013) ... (character created by: G. Gordon Godfrey)
- The Hunt (2013) ... (character created by: G. Gordon Godfrey)
- True Colors (2013) ... (character created by: G. Gordon Godfrey)
- Cornered (2013) ... (character created by: G. Gordon Godfrey)
- Before the Dawn (2013) ... (character created by: G. Gordon Godfrey)
 2013 Thor and Loki in Wigan (Video short) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 Thor in the Playroom (Video short) (characters - uncredited)
 2011-2012 Iron Man: Armored Adventures (TV Series) (characters - 15 episodes)
- The Dragonseed (2012) ... (characters)
- Iron Monger Lives (2012) ... (characters)
- The Makluan Invasion Part 2: Unite! (2012) ... (characters)
- The Makluan Invasion Part 1: Annihilate! (2012) ... (characters)
- Rage of the Hulk (2012) ... (characters)
 2010-2012 The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes (TV Series) (comic book - 22 episodes)
- Emperor Stark (2012) ... (comic book)
- Yellowjacket (2012) ... (comic book)
- Ultron Unlimited (2012) ... (comic book)
- Assault on 42 (2012) ... (comic book)
- Powerless (2012) ... (comic book)
 2011 X-Men: Destiny (Video Game) (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - uncredited)
 2011 Marvel One-Shot: The Consultant (Video short) (characters)
 2011 Captain America: Super Soldier (Video Game) (based on the marvel comics by - uncredited)
 2011 Captain America: The First Avenger (comic books)
 2011 X-Men (TV Mini-Series) (comics - 12 episodes)
- Destiny (2011) ... (comics)
- Revenge (2011) ... (comics)
- Countdown (2011) ... (comics)
- Revelations (2011) ... (comics)
- Lost (2011) ... (comics)
 2011 X: First Class (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - uncredited)
 2010-2011 Smallville (TV Series) (characters created by: Fourth World - 9 episodes)
- Finale (2011) ... (characters created by: Fourth World)
- Prophecy (2011) ... (characters created by: Fourth World)
- Dominion (2011) ... (characters created by: Fourth World)
- Scion (2011) ... (characters created by: Fourth World)
- Masquerade (2011) ... (characters created by: Fourth World)
 2011 Thor: Tales of Asgard (Video) (characters)
 2011 Thor (comic book)
 2011 Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds (Video Game) (characters created by: Iron Man, The Hulk, Captain America, Doctor Doom, Super Skrull, Thor, M.O.D.O.K., Magneto, Jean Grey, Sentinels & Galactus)
 2010 Iron Man (TV Series) (characters - 12 episodes)
- The Light in the Distance (2010) ... (characters)
- Mastermind (2010) ... (characters)
- Iron Will (2010) ... (characters)
- VS Iron Man (2010) ... (characters)
- Girl (2010) ... (characters)
  Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series) (character created by: Darkseid - 1 episode, 2010) (character created by: Kalibak - 1 episode, 2010) (character created by: Mantis - 1 episode, 2010)
- Darkseid Descending! (2010) ... (character created by: Darkseid)
- The Knights of Tomorrow! (2010) ... (character created by: Kalibak)
- Cry Freedom Fighters! (2010) ... (character created by: Mantis)
 2010 Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (Video) (characters created by: Darkseid & The New Gods)
 2010 Iron Man 2 (Marvel comic book)
 2010 Iron Man: Extremis (TV Mini-Series) (character: Iron Man - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (character: Iron Man - uncredited)
 2010 Planet Hulk (Video) (The Incredible Hulk created by)
 2010 Black Panther (TV Mini-Series) (character created by: Captain America - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (character created by: Captain America)
 2009 Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 (Video Game) (based on the marvel comics by - uncredited)
 2009 Hulk Vs. (Video) (comic book - segment "Hulk vs. Thor")
 2008 The Incredible Hulk (Video Game) (characters)
 2008 The Incredible Hulk (Marvel comic book)
 2008 Iron Man (Video Game) (characters)
 2008 Iron Man (characters)
 2008 The Spectacular Spider-Man (TV Series) (illustration: "Amazing Fantasy #15" - 1 episode)
- Survival of the Fittest (2008) ... (illustration: "Amazing Fantasy #15" - uncredited)
 2008 Justice League: The New Frontier (Video) ("Challengers of the Unknown" created by - uncredited)
 2007 The Invincible Iron Man (Video) (comic book)
 2006 Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (Video Game) (based on the marvel comics by - uncredited)
 2006 Ultimate Avengers II (Video) (comic book & character: Captain America)
 2006 X-Men: The Official Game (Video Game) (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - uncredited)
 2006 Ultimate Avengers (Video) (comic book & character: Captain America)
 2005 X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse (Video Game) (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - uncredited)
 2005 The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction (Video Game) (based on the marvel comics by - uncredited)
 2005/I Fantastic Four (Marvel comic book)
  Justice League Unlimited (TV Series) (character created by: Mister Miracle - 1 episode, 2005) (character created by: Etrigan the Demon - 1 episode, 2004)
- The Ties That Bind (2005) ... (character created by: Mister Miracle)
- Kids' Stuff (2004) ... (character created by: Etrigan the Demon)
 2004 X-Men Legends (Video Game) (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - uncredited)
 2003 Hulk (Marvel comic book character)
 2002 X-Men: Next Dimension (Video Game) (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - uncredited)
 2001 Justice League (TV Series) (creator)
 2000 X-Men: Mutant Academy (Video Game) (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - uncredited)
 2000 X-Men: Evolution (TV Series) (comic book & characters - uncredited)
 1999-2000 Avengers: United They Stand (TV Series) (based on the marvel comics by - 13 episodes)
- Earth and Fire: Part Two (2000) ... (based on the marvel comics by - uncredited)
- Earth and Fire: Part One (2000) ... (based on the marvel comics by - uncredited)
- The Sorceress's Apprentice (2000) ... (based on the marvel comics by - uncredited)
- Egg-Streme Vengeance (2000) ... (based on the marvel comics by - uncredited)
- What a Vision Has to Do (2000) ... (based on the marvel comics by - uncredited)
  Superman (TV Series) (characters created by: Darkseid and the New Gods - 3 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (character created by: Darkseid - 2 episodes, 2000)
- Legacy: Part II (2000) ... (character created by: Darkseid)
- Legacy (2000) ... (character created by: Darkseid)
- Apokolips... Now!: Part II (1998) ... (characters created by: Darkseid and the New Gods)
- Apokolips... Now! (1998) ... (characters created by: Darkseid and the New Gods)
- Father's Day (1997) ... (characters created by: Darkseid and the New Gods)
 1998 Silver Surfer (TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes)
- The Forever War (1998) ... (creator)
- The End of Eternity (1998) ... (creator)
- Return to Zenn-La (1998) ... (creator)
- Radical Justice (1998) ... (creator)
- Second Foundation (1998) ... (creator)
 1997 Fantastic Four (Video Game) (based on the marvel comics by - uncredited)
  X-Men (TV Series) (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - 76 episodes, 1992 - 1997) (concept: The Brotherhood of Evil Mutants created by - 1 episode, 1994) (concept: Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division aka "S.H.I.E.L.D." - 1 episode, 1993) (concept: The Brotherhood of Mutants - 1 episode, 1993)
- Graduation Day (1997) ... (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - uncredited)
- Hidden Agenda (1997) ... (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - uncredited)
- Descent (1997) ... (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - uncredited)
- Old Soldiers (1997) ... (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - uncredited)
- Fifth Horseman (1997) ... (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - uncredited)
 1996 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series) (characters) / (creator)
 1995 X-Men 2: Clone Wars (Video Game) (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - uncredited)
 1994 The Death and Return of Superman (Video Game) (concept: Project Cadmus - uncredited)
 1994 X-Men: Children of the Atom (Video Game) (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - uncredited)
 1994 X-Men: Mutant Apocalypse (Video Game) (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - uncredited)
 1994 Fantastic Four (TV Series) (characters) / (creator)
 1994 The Fantastic Four (comic book - uncredited)
 1994 The Incredible Hulk (Video Game) (characters)
 1993 The Punisher (Video Game) (characters: Colonel Nicholas Joseph "Nick" Fury & Timothy "Dum-Dum" Dugan - uncredited)
 1993 X-Men (Video Game) (based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics by - uncredited)
 1992 X-Men (Video Game) (comic book & characters - uncredited)
 1990 Captain America (characters)
 1989 Pryde of the X-Men (TV Short) (characters - uncredited)
 1982 Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode)
- The Origin of Iceman (1982) ... (creator)
 1982 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series) (characters)
 1979 Captain America II: Death Too Soon (TV Movie) (characters - uncredited)
 1979 Fred and Barney Meet the Thing (TV Series) (character: The Thing - uncredited)
 1979 Captain America (TV Movie) (characters - uncredited)
 1978 The Fantastic Four (TV Series) (characters)
 1973 Three Giant Men (character: Captain America - uncredited)
 1968 Binbasi Tayfun (comic strip Captain America)
  Fantastic Four (TV Series) (comic - 4 episodes, 1967 - 1968) (based upon an idea by - 2 episodes, 1967) (based on an idea by - 1 episode, 1967)
- The Terrible Tribunal (1968) ... (comic)
- The Mysterious Molecule Man (1968) ... (comic)
- Blast Starr, the Living Bomb Burst (1968) ... (comic)
- Return of the Mole Man (1967) ... (comic)
- Prisoners of Planet X (1967) ... (based on an idea by)
 1966 Hulk (TV Series) (characters) / (creator)
 1966 Iron Man (TV Series) (characters)
 1966 Mighty Thor (TV Series) (comic book & characters - 1 episode)
- Trapped by Loki (1966) ... (comic book & characters - uncredited)
 1966 Captain America (TV Series) (comic book & characters - uncredited) / (creator - uncredited)
 1964 Captain America Battles the Red Skull (Short) (character created by - uncredited)
 1964 Captain America vs. The Mutant (Short) (character created by: Captain America - uncredited)
 1944 Captain America (character - uncredited)
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Started the romance comic genre with "Young Romance" with Joe Simon. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jack 'King' Kirby | Jack 'The King' Kirby
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Personal Quote:

I've never done anything half-heartedly; it's a disservice to me and the audience if I do it half-heartedly

Trivia:

A dispute with Stan Lee forced Kirby to leave Marvel after several years of writing and illustrating for them. Kirby then returned to Marvel's chief rival D.C. Comics (Simon & Kirby left Timely Comics, in the 1940s to jump to rival National/DC, and Kirby later worked for them in the 1950s), where he introduced his "Fourth World" series which included The New Gods, The Forever People, Mister ... See more »

Trademark:

Use of Splash panels (Large panels, sometimes taking up entire pages, often depicting big events) See more »

Nickname:

The King

Star Sign:

Virgo

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