Monday, October 11, 2010

Joe Simon turns 97

Jack Kirby's longtime partner, Joe Simon, turns 97 today!  Happy Birthday, Joe, you are immortal!

Joe and his most famous creation, Captain America

Joe does "The Last Supper" his way

In the 1970s, Sandman #1 was the final Simon and Kirby collaboration.  The first issue was a tremendous seller, so the Simon&Kirby team ended on a high note:

Alternate unused cover based on a design by Jerry Grandenetti
Jack Kirby-pencils/Joe Simon-inks

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