Jack Kirby’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 28, 1917

Death Date

February 6, 1994

Age of Death

76 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure


Comic Book Artist

The comic book artist Jack Kirby died at the age of 76. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Comic book artist, writer, and editor who co-created the superhero Captain America in 1940 with Joe Simon. The character was an instant hit with readers, selling more than one million copies with his second issue.

He married Roz Goldstein in 1942. They had four children together: Susan, Neal, Barbara, and Lisa.



“Life at best is bittersweet.” (Jack Kirby)


“I was handed a chocolate bar and an M-1 rifle and told to go kill Hitler.” (Jack Kirby)