The Simon and Kirby Superheroes
Publication Date: September 28, 2010
List Price: $49.95*
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This large format hardcover collects the duo's most exciting characters: "Fighting American," their cold-war take on the patriotic hero, "The Fly," with origins in an unknown Spider-Man prototype, "Lancelot Strong, " the man with the double life, and the Hollywood swashbuckler known as "Stuntman."
This is the only edition authorized by both Joe Simon and the estate of Jack Kirby, gathered from the official Simon and Kirby archives.
Jack Kirby (1917-1994)isone of the unqualified giants in American comic book history.His most famous co-creation, Captain America, is in a major motion picture film franchise from Marvel Studios.
"A beautiful and expansive book that collects so much of [Jack] Kirby and Joe Simon's great efforts." - Washington Post
"As much a valuable historical artefact as it is a compilation of fantastic comic book classics. 10/10. An essential collection." - Total Sci-Fi Online
"A gorgeous volume..." - LA Times
"The Stuntman stories are some of the best superhero material this pair ever produced." - Blog Critics
"... another homerun produced by Titan Books. It’s an eye popping and lovingly produced tribute to some of the best talent that the Golden Age had to offer. Go out and pick it up if you love classic superhero stuff. It’s worth its weight in gold and more." - Ain't It Cool
"The ultimate collection for Simon and Kirby’s work..." - Comic Attack