JOE SINNOTT to be Honored in Hometown Celebration

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Credit: Jack Kirby/Joe Sinnott (Marvel Comics)

The city of Saugerties, New York will honor artist Joe Sinnott in a ceremony on August 31, 2019 in which Sinnott will be presented the Pride of Ulster County Award, according to Hudson Valley One.

Sinnott is best known for his work inking Jack Kirby on Marvel Comics' Fantastic Four from #44 to #102, staying on even after Kirby left for a tenure on the title that lasted until 1981.

Sinnott announced his retirement from comic books at the age of 92 in May of this year, after 69 years in the industry.

The celebration will be held August 31, 3:30 p.m. EST at Saugerties landmark the Kierstead House.

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