Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Happy Birthday Jack Kirby!

Romance! A genre of comic books synonymous with Jack Kirby -- undisputed father (along with Joe Simon) of the genre. Let's take a moment today to remember Kirby on what would have been his 95th birthday!

A big happy birthday to Kirby --
whose legacy will never be forgotten!

Image sources (all penciled by Jack Kirby, inked by Vince Colletta. These three images are from the reprint issues):

1.) "He Was Perfect -- But I Lost Him!" Originally from My Own Romance #74 (March 1960), reprinted in Our Love Story #12 (August 1971) 2.) "He Never Even Noticed!" Originally from Teen-Age Romance #86 (March 1962), reprinted in My Love #10 (March 1971) 3.) "The Summer Must End!" Originally from Teen-Age Romance #84 (November 1961), reprinted in Our Love Story #9 (February 1971).


  1. Best Wishes to you, Jack.
    Never forgotten, always admired and beloved.

  2. Kirby was the beast superhero comic artist. ever.