Jacob Kurtzberg (August 28, 1917 – February 6, 1994), better known by the pen name Jack Kirby, was an American comic book artist, writer and editor. Growing up poor in New York City, Kurtzberg entered the nascent comics industry in the 1930s. He drew various comic strips under different pseudony
McCloud was born in Boston, Massachusetts and spent most of his childhood in Lexington, Massachusetts. He obtained his B.F.A in illustration from Syracuse University. McCloud created the light-hearted science fiction/superhero comic book series Zot! in 1984, in part as a reaction to the increasingly
Elzie Crisler Segar was an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of Popeye, a character who first appeared in his newspaper comic strip "Thimble Theater," in 1929.
Segar was born and raised in Chester, Illinois, USA, a small town near the Mississippi River. The son of a handyman, his earl