Jack Kirby bio

Birth Name: Jacob Kurtzberg

Occupation: Comic Book Artist

Place Of Birth: New York City, NY

Date Of Birth: August28, 1917

Date Of Death: February 6, 1994

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Jack Kirby was born on the 28th of August, 1917. He was famous for being a Comic Book Artist. Comic book artist, writer, and editor who co-created the superhero Captain America in 1940 with Joe Simon. The character was an instant hit with readers, selling more than one million copies with his second issue.

Jack Kirby was born in New York City, NY. He briefly attended the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn before serving in World War II. He then worked for virtually every publisher in town, including DC, Harvey Comics, Crestwood Publications, and Hillman Periodicals. He left Marvel for DC in 1970, where he devised the Fourth World saga, of which the New Gods became a pivotal part of DC continuity.

Jack Kirby was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jacob Kurtzberg is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Jack’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Jack Kirby’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jack Kirby’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jack Kirby kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Jack Kirby was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Jacob Kurtzberg
NICKNAME:Jack Curtiss, Curt Davis, Ted Grey



Zodiac Sign: Jack Kirby was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Jack Kirby was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Jack Kirby had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Jack Kirby’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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