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The Centennial of the King of Comics, Jack Kirby

Arlen Schumer

Captain America. Iron Man. The Avengers. Names that the American public recognizes as the leading Marvel Comics superheroes that Hollywood has made billion-dollar film franchises out of.

What most people don’t recognize is the name of the comic book artist and storyteller whose limitless imagination spawned all those superheroes: Jack Kirby. Join comic book art historian and illustrator Arlen Schumer as we celebrate the centennial birthday of the man considered by both professionals and fans alike as the single greatest artist and storyteller in the history of comic books.

Arlen Schumer

Arlen Schumer is an award-winning comic book-style illustrator for the advertising and editorial markets, a member of The Society of Illustrators and a recognized expert on American popular culture.

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