Jack to be named Disney Legend
Late comic book writer and artist Jack Kirby, co-creator of Captain America, Fantastic Four, Avengers, Hulk, Iron Man and Black Panther, will be named a Disney Legend at the D23 Expo 2017. He will posthumously receive the honour on July 14 from Disney CEO Bob Iger. D23 Expo, a Disney Fan Event, brings together the worlds of Disney under one roof for three-packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts and sneak peeks. The event will take place on July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center, California. Kirby will be one of two initial Marvel honorees for the Disney award, Stan Lee being the other, hollywoodreporter. com says.