Jack Kirby, the co-creator of most of the Marvel Universe as you know it, would have turned 100 on August 28 of this year. To celebrate, The Jack Kirby Museum and Research Center is putting together a special, limited-engagement event focusing on Kirby’s life, creations, and boundless pop culture influence.
The Kirby Museum will open Jack Kirby: 100 Years at One Art Space at 23 Warren Street in New York City on August 27th. The event will run through August 30th, and will feature oversized reproductions of Kirby’s work, screens that will allow visitors to swipe through the Museum’s archive of scanned Kirby original art, talks from the Kirby Museum founders, trustees, and more. August 28th will see a fundraising effort for The Hero Initiative and Kirby4Heroes.
More details can be found at the Kirby Museum’s official website.
You can RSVP to keep up to date with what else gets announced for the event at this link. Follow The Jack Kirby Museum on Twitter for breaking updates, too.
Disclosure: I’m a trustee of the Museum. You’ll probably find me there working the gift shot during the event. Come say hello!