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11 Facts About Jack Kirby, the Artist Behind the Marvel Universe

11 Facts About Jack Kirby, the Artist Behind the Marvel Universe

“If you’ll notice the way the Thing talks and acts, you’ll find that the Thing is really Jack Kirby,” Kirby once said. Other artists frequently redrew Jack Kirby’s Superman faces to make them fit DC’s “house style.”Forever People and Mister Miracle were among Jack Kirby's creations for DC Comics. There was a short-lived “Kirbyverse” based on original Jack Kirby characters. Though Marvel still owns the characters Jack Kirby created, it's assumed his heirs now have the financial security he had always been after. In 2006, Marvel published Jack Kirby's Galactic Bounty Hunters, a six-issue miniseries based on one of Kirby’s unfinished stories and concepts.

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