The Art Of The Simon And Kirby Studio

October 28, 2016|
The Art Of The Simon And Kirby Studio by Joe Simon
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The names Joe Simon and Jack Kirby are synony­mous with comic books, and their partnership ush­ered in the Golden Age of comics starting in the 1940s. Together they created memorable characters such as Captain America and Sandman, invented romance com­ics, and raised the standard for the genres of western, crime, and horror comic books. Over the course of three decades they wrote and illustrated several hundred comics, many of which are reproduced in this oversized volume covering all aspects of their amazing career. Selected and with an introduction by Mark Evanier, the foremost authority on the work of Simon and Kirby, and an afterword by Jim Simon, son of Joe Simon, the book includes artwork photographed from the original art in Joe Simon’s private archive and showcases the seminal work of Simon and Kirby and their artistry as it has never been seen before.
Joe Simon (1913–2011) and Jack Kirby (1917–1994) cre­ated many of comics’ most enduring super heroes, such as Captain America. Together they 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 a...
Title:The Art Of The Simon And Kirby Studio
Product dimensions:384 pages, 12.75 X 9.5 X 1.75 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 12.75 X 9.5 X 1.75 in
Published:October 28, 2016
Publisher:Harry N. Abrams
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781419711602

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