“The Best of Simon and Kirby”

This is the latest by Joe Simon, Jack Kirby, and Steve Saffel and put out by Titan Books.

The product description notes the following items are included:

“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”

In Titan Books’ press release:

“is the first volume in The Official Simon and Kirby Library, the only collected editions authorized by Joe Simon and the estate of Jack Kirby, featuring the work of the most lauded creative team in the history of comics.”
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