The Best of Simon and Kirby (2009) Over the course of their 18-year partnership in comic books, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby worked in — and, in many cases, defined — just… 2009-05-12 Comic Books/Graphic Novels Fiction Titan Books
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The Best of Simon and Kirby (2009)

The Best of Simon and Kirby by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby
The Best of Simon and Kirby by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby
EW's GRADE
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Details Release Date: May 12, 2009; Writers: Jack Kirby, Joe Simon; Genres: Comic Books/Graphic Novels, Fiction; Publisher: Titan Books

Over the course of their 18-year partnership in comic books, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby worked in — and, in many cases, defined — just about every genre and style imaginable. 
After creating Captain America, they stretched the once-staid comic page into a dynamic canvas, in which figures flew from one panel to the next; when the action still couldn't be contained, they concocted the centerfold spread. Then they invented the romance
 comic (Roy Lichtenstein sends his thanks), and steamrolled their way through science fiction, crime, horror, and more. It's all sampled in The Best of Simon and Kirby, a 
gloriously oversize tome. A

Originally posted May 19, 2009 Published in issue #1049 May 29, 2009 Order article reprints