joe simon Archives

Silver for Timely's Golden Age and Gold for Marvel's Silver Age
Joe Simon, Jack Kirby, Alex Schomburg and others weren't afraid to ruffle feathers by turning real-world threats into a limitless rogue's gallery of villains. The comic book covers were action packed and stories contained the kind of reckless abandon you wouldn't find in a DC comic Timely's flavor had spice, if not at the cost of[...]
Captain America Lives On: Remembering Joe Simon
In 1941, Jack Kirby and my grandfather, Joe Simon, dreamt of Captain America in an attempt to keep their heads above the turbulent waters of the comic book industry Much to their surprise and joy, the character went on to receive worldwide fame. [Me and my grandfather after his book My Life in Comics was published] I[...]
Nine Glorious Pages From October's A1 Annual
It will include work by Joe Simon, Jack Kirby, Al Williamson, Jim Steranko, Alan Moore, Michael T Gilbert, Sandy Plunkett, Scott Hampton, Bill Sienkiewicz, Dave Johnson, Garry Leach, Stanley Lau, Toby Cypress, Dave Elliott, Barnaby Bagenda, Norman Felche, Alex Shiekman, Mark Kneece, Dominic Regan, Madeline Holly-Rosing, Emily Hu, Sakti Yuwono, Jessica Kholinne, Bambos Georgiou and[...]
Wednesday Runaround – When The FBI Tried To Get Joe Simon's Artwork Back
FedWatch: When the FBI went after stolen Joe Simon artwork. Towards the end even Joe Simon clearly had enough cause to believe that his own daughter might have been the culprit as he admitted as much to the F.B.I, but this might have been an admission of a man who wasn't up to facing yet another[...]
Joe Simon, Co-Creator Of Captain America, Passes At 98
Longtime comic book creator Joe Simon passed away earlier today at 98, according to a Facebook post from Joe's son. Simon is best known for his work as the co-creator of Captain America with artist Jack Kirby, but that is just one of scores of contributions he made to the industry, both as a writer and[...]
Captain America Comics #1 Sells For Record $343,000
 The iconic comic book by creators Jack Kirby and Joe Simon was released on the newsstands in December 1941 — showing Captain America punching Hitler on its cover a year before the US entered World War II — and solidifying the creative team of Simon & Kirby as key ingredients in the chemistry of what[...]
Free Simon And Kirby Story From 1954
To promote the 480-page  Simon And Kirby Superheroes hardcover volume published by Titan Books on Friday in the UK and next week in the US, this is Poison Ivan by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, originally printed in 1954 It is © Simon & Kirby The book has an introduction by Neil Gaiman… Open publication –[...]