Comics creators similar to or like Jack Kirby

American comic book artist, writer and editor, widely regarded as one of the medium's major innovators and one of its most prolific and influential creators. Wikipedia

  • Stan Lee

    American comic book writer, editor, publisher, and producer. He rose through the ranks of a family-run business to become Marvel Comics' primary creative leader for two decades, leading its expansion from a small division of a publishing house to a multimedia corporation that dominated the comics and movie industries. Wikipedia

  • Steve Ditko

    American comics artist and writer best known as the artist and co-creator, with Stan Lee, of the Marvel Comics superheroes Spider-Man and Doctor Strange. Ditko studied under Batman artist Jerry Robinson at the Cartoonist and Illustrators School in New York City. Wikipedia

  • John Buscema

    American comic book artist and one of the mainstays of Marvel Comics during its 1960s and 1970s ascendancy into an industry leader and its subsequent expansion to a major pop-culture conglomerate. Also a comic book artist. Wikipedia

  • Carmine Infantino

    American comics artist and editor, primarily for DC Comics, during the late 1950s and early 1960s period known as the Silver Age of Comic Books. Among his character creations are the Silver Age version of DC super-speedster the Flash with writer Robert Kanigher, the stretching Elongated Man with John Broome, Deadman with writer Arnold Drake, and Christopher Chance, the second iteration of the Human Target with Len Wein. Wikipedia

  • Joe Simon

    American comic book writer, artist, editor, and publisher. Simon created or co-created many important characters in the 1930s–1940s Golden Age of Comic Books, such as Captain America, and served as the first editor of Timely Comics, the company that would evolve into Marvel Comics. Wikipedia

  • John Romita Sr.

    American comic book artist best known for his work on Marvel Comics' The Amazing Spider-Man and for co-creating characters including the Punisher and Wolverine. Inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2002. Wikipedia

  • John Byrne (comics)

    British-born American writer and artist of superhero comics. Since the mid-1970s, Byrne has worked on many major superheroes, with noted work on Marvel Comics' X-Men and Fantastic Four as well as the 1986 relaunch of DC Comics' Superman franchise, the first issue of which featured comics' first variant cover. Wikipedia

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    Prolific comics creator who created many American comic books and characters, particularly for Marvel Comics and DC Comics. Sources: Wikipedia

  • Gene Colan

    American comic book artist best known for his work for Marvel Comics, where his signature titles include the superhero series Daredevil, the cult-hit satiric series Howard the Duck, and The Tomb of Dracula, considered one of comics' classic horror series. Portrayed by Brie Larson in the MCU; and the non-costumed, supernatural vampire hunter Blade, who went on to appear in a series of films starring Wesley Snipes. Wikipedia

  • Roy Thomas

    American comic book writer and editor, who was Stan Lee's first successor as editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics. Possibly best known for introducing the pulp magazine hero Conan the Barbarian to American comics, with a series that added to the storyline of Robert E. Howard's character and helped launch a sword and sorcery trend in comics. Wikipedia

  • Captain America

    Superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by cartoonists Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, the character first appeared in Captain America Comics #1 (cover dated March 1941) from Timely Comics, a predecessor of Marvel Comics. Wikipedia

  • Joe Sinnott

    American comic book artist. Inker, Sinnott is best known for his long stint on Marvel Comics' Fantastic Four, from 1965 to 1981 , initially over the pencils of Jack Kirby. Wikipedia

  • Marvel Comics

    Brand name and primary imprint of Marvel Worldwide Inc., formerly Marvel Publishing, Inc. and Marvel Comics Group, a publisher of American comic books and related media. In 2009, The Walt Disney Company acquired Marvel Entertainment, Marvel Worldwide's parent company. Wikipedia

  • John Severin

    American comics artist noted for his distinctive work with EC Comics, primarily on the war comics Two-Fisted Tales and Frontline Combat; for Marvel Comics, especially its war and Western comics; and for his 45-year stint with the satiric magazine Cracked. One of the founding cartoonists of Mad in 1952. Wikipedia

  • Herb Trimpe

    American comics artist and occasional writer, best known as the seminal 1970s artist on The Incredible Hulk and as the first artist to draw for publication the character Wolverine, who later became a breakout star of the X-Men. Born May 26, 1939, in Peekskill, New York, the son of Anna and Herbert Trimpe. Wikipedia

  • Gil Kane

    Latvian-born American comics artist whose career spanned the 1940s to the 1990s and virtually every major comics company and character. Kane co-created the modern-day versions of the superheroes Green Lantern and the Atom for DC Comics, and co-created Iron Fist with Roy Thomas for Marvel Comics. Wikipedia

  • Silver Age of Comic Books

    Period of artistic advancement and widespread commercial success in mainstream American comic books, predominantly those featuring the superhero archetype. Interregnum in the early to mid-1950s, the Silver Age is considered to cover the period from 1956 to circa 1970, and was succeeded by the Bronze and Modern Ages. Wikipedia

  • Wally Wood

    American comic book writer, artist and independent publisher, best known for his work on EC Comics's Mad and Marvel's Daredevil. One of Mads founding cartoonists in 1952. Wikipedia

  • Don Heck

    American comics artist best known for co-creating the Marvel Comics characters Iron Man, the Wasp, Wonder Man, Black Widow and Hawkeye, and for his long run penciling the Marvel superhero-team series The Avengers during the 1960s Silver Age of comic books. Born in the Jamaica neighborhood of Queens, New York City, New York, the son of Bertha and John Heck, of German descent. Wikipedia

  • American comics artist, primarily for Marvel Comics, where he enjoyed a ten-year run as artist of The Incredible Hulk. Younger brother of comics artist John Buscema. Wikipedia

  • Mike Esposito (comics)

    American comic book artist whose work for DC Comics, Marvel Comics and others spanned the 1950s to the 2000s. As a comic book inker teamed with his childhood friend Ross Andru, he drew for such major titles as The Amazing Spider-Man and Wonder Woman. Wikipedia

  • Mike Sekowsky

    American comics artist known as the penciler for DC Comics' Justice League of America during most of the 1960s, and as the regular writer and artist on Wonder Woman during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Born in Lansford, Pennsylvania, and began working in the comics medium in 1941, as an artist at Marvel Comics' predecessor, Timely Comics, in New York City. Wikipedia

  • Jim Starlin

    American comics artist and writer. Best known for space opera stories; for revamping the Marvel Comics characters Captain Marvel and Adam Warlock; and for creating or co-creating the Marvel characters Thanos, Drax the Destroyer, Gamora and Shang-Chi. Wikipedia

  • Len Wein

    American comic book writer and editor best known for co-creating DC Comics' Swamp Thing and Marvel Comics' Wolverine, and for helping revive the Marvel superhero team the X-Men (including the co-creation of Nightcrawler, Storm, and Colossus). The editor for writer Alan Moore and illustrator Dave Gibbons' influential DC miniseries Watchmen. Wikipedia

  • Jim Steranko

    American graphic artist, comic book writer/artist, comics historian, magician, publisher and film production illustrator. With the 1960s superspy feature "Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D." in Marvel Comics' Strange Tales and in the subsequent eponymous series. Wikipedia

  • Dick Ayers

    American comic book artist and cartoonist best known for his work as one of Jack Kirby's inkers during the late-1950s and 1960s period known as the Silver Age of Comics, including on some of the earliest issues of Marvel Comics' The Fantastic Four. Signature penciler of Marvel's World War II comic Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos, drawing it for a 10-year run, and he co-created Magazine Enterprises' 1950s Western-horror character the Ghost Rider, a version of which he would draw for Marvel in the 1960s. Wikipedia

  • Spider-Man

    Fictional superhero created by writer-editor Stan Lee and writer-artist Steve Ditko. He first appeared in the anthology comic book Amazing Fantasy #15 (Aug. Wikipedia

  • Marie Severin

    American comics artist and colorist best known for her work for Marvel Comics and the 1950s' EC Comics. Inductee of the Will Eisner Comics Hall of Fame and the Harvey Awards Hall of Fame. Wikipedia

  • Larry Lieber

    American comic book artist and writer best known as co-creator of the Marvel Comics superheroes Iron Man, Thor, and Ant-Man; for his long stint both writing and drawing the Marvel Western Rawhide Kid; and for illustrating the newspaper comic strip The Amazing Spider-Man from 1986 to September 2018. Editor of Atlas/Seaboard Comics. Wikipedia

  • Neal Adams

    American comic book artist who helped design the DC Comics characters Batman and Green Arrow. Co-founder of the graphic design studio Continuity Associates; and is a creators-rights advocate who helped secure a pension and recognition for Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Wikipedia

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  • In 1970, Jack Kirby moved from Marvel Comics to DC, at the end of the Silver Age of Comics, in which Kirby's contributions to Marvel played a large, integral role.DC Comics-Wikipedia
  • When Simon and his creative partner Jack Kirby left late in 1941, following a dispute with Goodman, the 30-year-old publisher installed Lee, just under 19 years old, as interim editor.Stan Lee-Wikipedia
  • Needing to fill a full comic with primarily one character's stories, Simon did not believe that his regular creative partner, artist Jack Kirby, could handle the workload alone:Captain America-Wikipedia
  • The Marvel era began in 1961, the year that the company launched The Fantastic Four and other superhero titles created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko and many others.Marvel Comics-Wikipedia
  • The company's first true editor, writer-artist Joe Simon, teamed with artist Jack Kirby to create one of the first patriotically themed superheroes, Captain America, in Captain America Comics #1 (March 1941).Marvel Comics-Wikipedia
  • Regardless, Lee received Goodman's approval for the name Spider-Man and the "ordinary teen" concept and approached artist Jack Kirby.Spider-Man-Wikipedia

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