Jack "King" Kirby is without a doubt one of the most important creators in comic book history, and on Monday, August 28, would be his 100th BIRTHDAY! That said, we are going to celebrate Kirby's legacy that entire week -- Wednesday, August 23 - Tuesday, August 29! We will have a special display in his honor, with numerous of his most beloved and influential comics.
For those who don't know Jack Kirby created, or co-created, many of the iconic superheroes seen in the movies today, such as Captain America, The Fantastic Four, The X-Men, The Avengers, Thor, The Silver Surfer, and countless others. His three-dimensional artwork and story lines revolutionized the comic book industry. Jack Kirby has been recognized as one of the most influential and prolific comic book artists and creators of his time.
Come by the week of his birthday to celebrate and check out some of his most beloved creations!