- Full Description
Includes an illustrated (with Capt #7) bookplate Joe signed for us for Capt. America: The Classic Years in 1998. Selected by Mark Evanier, the foremost authority on S&K, artwork photographed from the original art in Joe Simon's private archive. Here are lots of wonderful Stuntman pages, sci-fi, horror and crime comics from 1950s, Boy's Ranch, Bullseye, The Fly and Double Life of Private Strong and far, far more. Many complete stories. A monster of a book, thick and packed with never-before-seen original artwork.
This showcases their amazing work as it has never been seen before, from the Golden Age to the early 1960s. Together S&K created memorable characters such as Captain America and The Boy Commandos, re-invented Sandman and Manhunter, invented romance comics, and raised the standard for the genres of western, crime, and horror comic books. In nearly 400 pages here, you get the inside look at the amazing ORIGINAL artwork from throughout their career, including, stunning double-page spreads from Stuntman, and work inked by Al Williamson and other great collaborators.
Compiled from three decades and thousands of stories, many of which are reproduced in this oversized volume covering all aspects of their amazing careers.
Joe Simon (1913-2011) and Jack Kirby (1917-1994) helped establish the visual language of comics. Mark Evanier, a writer and historian, has three Emmy Award nominations and received the Lifetime Achievement Award for animation from the Writers Guild of America. He lives in Los Angeles.
Afterword by Jim Simon, Joe Simon's son and publisher of serveral books on his father. Foreword by Mark Evanier.
- Additional Information
Item Code ARSKHS Publisher Abrams Publish Date 2014 ISBN 9781419711602 Print Status Out of Print Condition These have some minor wear/bump to corners. Binding Hard Cover Dimensions 9x12 # Pages 384pg Color Full Color
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