Handwritten notes signed by Jack Kirby – page 1

Captain America

Formulated in 1939 by myself and Joe Simon – Created in Joe’s apartment + submitted to “Atlas”

Published in 1941

Fantastic Four – Hulk – Spiderman – Thor – Sgt. Fury

When I arrived at Marvel in 1959, it was closing shop that very afternoon, according to what was related to me by “Stan Lee”

The comic book dept. was another victim of the Dr. wertham negative cycle + definitely was following in the wake of E.C. Comics, “The Gaines Publishing House.”

In order to keep working I suggested to “Stan Lee” that to initiate a new line of Super heroes he submit my ideas to Martin Goodman the publisher of Marvel

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