Jack Kirby Was the King of Comics

Felix Quiñonez Jr.
12 min readOct 27, 2020

So, Why Isn’t He a Household Name?

Photo Credit: Susan Skaar — Kirby Museum Website

In most cases, calling someone the king of anything would be hyperbole, but for Jack Kirby, it’s an understatement. He didn’t just create or co-create some of the most famous fictional characters of all time; he helped define the comic book medium’s visual language. The fruits of his labor can be seen in comics even decades after he passed away. His work shaped the…

Felix Quiñonez Jr.