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Happy Birthday Jack!

Today marks the 98th anniversary of Jack Kirby’s birth and to celebrate KIRBY-VISION proudly presents our annual portrait gallery in honour of ‘The King of Comics’.

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Ghen Martin is a Spanish illustrator and graphic designer, and at the same time a great, great fan of Jack Kirby’s art. You can know more about his comic book projects and work on his website here.

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J.A. Fludd

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Dale Martin

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Joel Gahr

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Rick Baiker

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Lanc Godwin

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Jim Engel

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Jason Garrattley

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James Burns

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Graziano Donati

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Jim Stewart

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Joe Zierman & Derek Langille

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Daniel HDR

EXTRA BIRTHDAY TREAT!! – Kirby-Vision recommends – kirbyans – a Kirby tribute blog coordinated by Daniel featuring a wealth of Brazilian artists.

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Michael Adams

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Renato Stevanato

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Sid Teles

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Marc Basile

A huge thank you to all the artists who took the time to contribute to today’s Birthday celebration. And of course a huge thank you to Jack Kirby for his continuing inspiration.
Long live The King!

 

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The very gracious Shannon Slayton got in touch with Kirby-Vision and offered to share some of the Kirby portraits she has commissioned from artists over the past few years. Many thanks Shannon, we are privileged to present your awesome gallery.

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J.K. Woodward

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Steve Rude

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Joe Sinnott

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Andrew Maclean

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Terry Beatty

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Tom Scioli

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Thomas Boatright

Happy Birthday Jack!

Today marks the 96th anniversary of Jack Kirby’s birth and to celebrate KIRBY-VISION proudly presents our annual portrait gallery in honour of ‘The King of Comics’.

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Ashley Holt

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Mike Sullivan

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Jorge Freire

Jack and thecrackle machine

Lanc Godwin

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Kenn Thomas

Jack Kirby-The Man Who Would Be KING!!!

Steven John Vasquez

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Craig Peters
Craig writes, “I’m more a writer than an artist, so I took one of my favorite pieces of Jack’s work and … well, rewrote it.” – Click Image to enlarge.

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Jason Garrattley

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Derek Langille
For an extra visual treat check out Derek’s Flickr collection of 165 Kirby Double-page spreads.

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J.A. Fludd

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James Burns

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Marc Basile

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Brendan Tobin

Also joining in the Birthday celebrations with non-portrait pieces:

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Jeff McKenzie

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Volker Stieber

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Les White

And finally, Italian Renato Stevanato gifted not one but five portraits which will form part of his own celebratory post at his blog, cartoonstherapy.

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A huge thank you to all the artists who took the time to contribute to today’s Birthday celebration, making it our biggest portrait gallery ever. And of course a huge thank you goes out to Jack Kirby for his continuing inspiration. Long live The King!