Attributes: Signed attributed to Jack Kirby - Media: Graphite - crayon on paper Condition: Good condition - Provenance: Private collection, South America - Dimensions (inches): 11 by 7 1/4 - Biography: Jacob Kurtzberg, artistically known as Jack Kirby (New York, August 28, 1917-Thousand Oaks, California, February 6, 1994) was an American cartoonist. He is considered one of the most influential authors in the history of the American comic book, and the draftsman of superheroes by antonomasia. Along with Stan Lee, created during the sixties much of the most important characters of Marvel Comics, such as The Fantastic 4, Thor, The Avengers or X-Men, propelling the rebirth of the genre during the so-called Silver Age of comics -books.1?This is one of the pieces from those collections. Please note: This work is being sold "In the style of" the named artist. Â“In the style ofÂ” works are works by an unknown creator whose style is strongly under the influence of the style of the named master artist. Please use photos as part of the description. The absence of condition report does not guarantee excellent condition. Please contact us for an evaluation or for additional photos.CONDITION: Overall excellent condition. Little to no signs of age or wear. Colors remain vibrant and bold. Please examine photos for further detail.
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