The best of Simon and Kirby

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A collection of complete comic book stories from the legendary team of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, covering every genre in which they made their mark.From the very beginning in the late 1930s, Simon and Kirby produced the finest stories around, creating dramatic new super heroes (Captain America,Blue Bolt, Fighting American, The Fly), western action (Boy’s Ranch), gruesome horror (Black Magic), explosive detective fiction (Justice Traps the Guilty), and the very first romance comics (Young Romance). They were the dream team.• The only edition authorised by both Joe Simon and the estate of Jack Kirby• Hand-picked by Joe Simon himself, with introductory material by him• The images are fully restored to their original vibrancy by Harry Mendryk and presented in an impressive, collectible package• Contains more than two-dozen tales, presented in their entirety, including stories from Simon and Kirby’s time at DC and Marvel• Includes some of the most famous S&K creations, including Captain America, Fighting American, The Fly, Boy’s Ranch, Bullseye,and Stuntman• The beginning of a planned collection of the entire Simon and Kirby Library• With illustrated essays by Mark Evanier, author of Kirby: King of Comics
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table_of_contents "20,000 lugs under the sea" (from 'From Here to Insanity' #11, Aug. 1955) --, "A rainy day with House-Date Harry" (from 'My Date' #4, Jan. 1948) --, "Apache justice!" (from 'The Kid Cowboys of Boys' Ranch' #2, Dec 1950) --, "Assignment: find the king of the crime syndicate" (from 'Fighting American' #2, Jun. 1954) --, "Captain America and the riddle of the Red Skull" (from 'Captain America Comics' #1, Mar. 1941) --, "Come into my parlor" (from 'Adventures of the Fly' #1, Aug. 1959) --, "Doom town" (from 'Bulls Eye' #4, Feb. 1955)., "Killer in the big top" (from 'Stuntman Comics' #1, Apr. 1946) --, "Lenny Bruce" (from 'SICK', Vol. 1, No. 2, Oct 1960) --, "Mother of Crime" (from 'Real Clue Crime Stories', Vol. 2, No. 4, Jun. 1947) --, "Satan wears a swastika" (from 'Boy Commandos' #1, Winter 1942) --, "The case against Scarface" (from 'Justice Traps the Guilty' #1, Oct. 1947)., "The savage in Me!" (from 'Young Romance Comics' #22, Jun. 1950)., "The scorn of the faceless people!" (from 'Black Magic' #2, Vol. 1, No. 2, Dec. 1950) --, "The thing on Sputnik 4" (from 'Race for the Moon' #4, Sep. 1958) --, "The woman in the tower!" (from 'The Strange World of Your Dreams' #3, Nov. 1952) --, "Trapping New England's chain murderer!" (from 'Headline Comics' #24, May 1947) --, "Up there!" (from 'Black Magic' #13, Vol. 2, No. 7, Jun. 1952) --, "Weddin' at Red Rock!" (from 'Western Love' #1, Jul. 1949) --, A Simon and Kirby checklist., Blue Bolt (from 'Blue Bolt Comics' #4, Sep. 1940) --, Booby trap (from 'Foxhole' #2, Dec. 1954) --, Cover: 'Adventures of the Fly' #3, Nov. 1959., Cover: 'Black Magic' #29 (Vol. 4, No. 5, Mar. 1954)., Cover: 'Blue Bolt' #3, Aug. 1940., Cover: 'Foxhole' #1, Oct. 1954., Cover: 'SICK' #42, Crime drama :, Editorial page (from 'SICK', Vol. 1, No. 2, Oct 1960) --, Oh! The horror! :, Remember the Alamo! (from 'The Kid Cowboys of Boys' Ranch' #6, Aug 1951) --, Sick humor :, Solar Patrol: "The tree men of Uranus" (from 'Silver Streak Comics' #2, Jan. 1940) --, The Sandman: "The villain from Valhalla" (from 'Adventure Comics' #75, Jun. 1942) --, The Vision (from 'Marvel Mystery Comics' #14, Dec. 1940) --, The birth of romance :, The duke of Broadway: "My city is no more" (from 'Black Cat Comics' #5, Apr. 1947) --, The great western :, The heroes :, War and adventure :, Way out science fiction :
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title The best of Simon and Kirby
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