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[American Illustrator, 1917-1994]
Jack Kirby Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Comic Art CommunityMiscellaneous Sites:
A total of about 5 800x600 wallpaper images or Kirby's art are available here
InterCom International Comics Discussion
Some lesser-known stuff. The scans for the "Marvelman" story are enormous.
Additional Image Search Tools: NEW!
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Jack Kirby Research CenterArticles and Reference Sites:
This group have a few online exhibitions worth viewing, but they don't have a physical location
The Jack Kirby Comics Weblog
Lots of eclectic information here, although it's a blog so the structure is a little disorganized.
cover for Fantastic Four #92
Imakinarium (in Spanish)
Click on the volume for a few detail images. Many of these Marvel Masterworks feature art by Jack Kirby.
Another chronology of Kirby's work at Marvel
Marvel Universe Master List
Illustrated index of hundreds of characters created by Jack Kirby. Marvel comics only, I assume.
POV Online's Jack Kirby FAQ
The Unofficial Handbook of Marvel Comics Creators
Extensive list of Kirby's work at Marvel as both a writer and artist
Tom Hart dot net
Street Code, words and artwork by Jack Kirby
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Bud Plant Illustrated Books
Biography with sample images
Jack Kirby Collector Magazine
Many of the issues shown have an article or two readable online
The Comics Journal
A couple of articles related to Kirby's legal battles with Marvel Comics
The New York Times
Click on "Close Reading" for an analysis of Jack Kirby's art
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
|Look Inside Books:||Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.|| |
|Search Inside Books:||Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.|
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
The Comics Journal Library: Jack Kirby
Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, and the American Comic Book Revolution
Collected Jack Kirby Collector, Vol. 3
Collected Jack Kirby Collector, Vol. 4
Collected Jack Kirby Collector, Vol. 5
The Essential Thor