Tag Archives: Joe Simon

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Joseph Henry Simon: October 11, 1913 – December 14, 2011

If Joe Simon had only created Captain America, he would still be a comic book legend. But his career lasted for decades and encompassed dozens of memorable characters and thousands of pages of comics. Continue reading

 
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Joe Simon, Jack Kirby and Mort Meskin in Slumberland

Looking at the artistic psychodrama of the Simon and Kirby studio’s most unusual title: The Strange World of Your Dreams. Continue reading

 
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The Joe Simon Interview

In this brief interview, Joe Simon talks to Gary Groth about co-creating Captain America with Jack Kirby, as well as many other titles they worked on together. Continue reading

 
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Taking Things Too Seriously

Some (more) thoughts on old comics. Continue reading

 
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Preview: Fighting American

A preview of Titan’s new edition of the complete Fighting American by Simon and Kirby. Continue reading

 
Issue 219

The Comics Journal No. 219, January 2000

Featuring interviews with Kyle Baker and Pierce Rice; Ted White on Heavy Metal magazine; Bruce Chrislip on Steve Willis. Continue reading

 
Issue 134

The Comics Journal No. 134, February 1990

Featuring interviews with Jack Kirby and Joe Simon; an essay on Jack Kirby; the Gerhard sketchbook. Continue reading