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Jack Kirby

Born
Jacob Kurtzberg , New York City, New York, USA
Birthday
1917-08-28
Occupation
Screenplay
Spouse(s)
Rosalind Goldstein (23 May 1942 - 6 February 1994) (his death) (4 children)
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Jack Kirby (August 28, 1917 – February 6, 1994), born Jacob Kurtzberg, was an American comic book artist, writer and editor. Growing up poor in New York City, Kurtzberg entered the nascent comics industry in the 1930s. He drew various comic strips under different pen names, ultimately settling on Jack Kirby. In 1941, Kirby and writer Joe Simon created the highly successful superhero character Captain America for Timely Comics. During the 1940s, Kirby would create a number of comics for various publishers, often teaming with Simon.
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