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The Resource The best of Simon and Kirby, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby ; introduction by Joe Simon ; essays by Mark Evanier ; art restoration by Harry Mendryk ; edited by Steve Saffel

The best of Simon and Kirby, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby ; introduction by Joe Simon ; essays by Mark Evanier ; art restoration by Harry Mendryk ; edited by Steve Saffel

Label
The best of Simon and Kirby
Title
The best of Simon and Kirby
Title part
The best of Simon and Kirby
Statement of responsibility
Joe Simon and Jack Kirby ; introduction by Joe Simon ; essays by Mark Evanier ; art restoration by Harry Mendryk ; edited by Steve Saffel
Title variation
Best of Simon and Kirby
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the very beginning in the late 1930s, Simon and Kirby produced the finest stories around, creating dramatic new super heroes, western action, gruesome horror, explosive detective fiction, and the very first romance comics. This title brings together the best of their work
Summary
From the very beginning in the late 1930s, Simon and Kirby produced the finest stories around, creating dramatic new super heroes, western action, gruesome horror, explosive detective fiction, and the very first romance comics. This title brings togetherthe best of their work
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
322663
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Simon, Joe
Dewey number
741.5973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1917-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kirby, Jack
  • Saffel, Steve
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Superhero comic books, strips, etc
  • Science fiction comic books, strips, etc
Target audience
adult
Label
The best of Simon and Kirby, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby ; introduction by Joe Simon ; essays by Mark Evanier ; art restoration by Harry Mendryk ; edited by Steve Saffel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Assignment: find the king of the crime syndicate" (from 'Fighting American' #2, Jun. 1954)
  • "Come into my parlor" (from 'Adventures of the Fly' #1, Aug. 1959)
  • Cover: 'Adventures of the Fly' #3, Nov. 1959.
  • Way out science fiction :
  • Introduction
  • Solar Patrol: "The tree men of Uranus" (from 'Silver Streak Comics' #2, Jan. 1940)
  • Blue Bolt (from 'Blue Bolt Comics' #4, Sep. 1940)
  • "The thing on Sputnik 4" (from 'Race for the Moon' #4, Sep. 1958)
  • Cover: 'Blue Bolt' #3, Aug. 1940.
  • War and adventure :
  • Introduction
  • Introduction
  • "Satan wears a swastika" (from 'Boy Commandos' #1, Winter 1942)
  • The duke of Broadway: "My city is no more" (from 'Black Cat Comics' #5, Apr. 1947)
  • Booby trap (from 'Foxhole' #2, Dec. 1954)
  • Cover: 'Foxhole' #1, Oct. 1954.
  • The birth of romance :
  • Introduction
  • "Weddin' at Red Rock!" (from 'Western Love' #1, Jul. 1949)
  • "The savage in Me!" (from 'Young Romance Comics' #22, Jun. 1950).
  • Crime drama :
  • Joe Simon
  • Introduction
  • "Trapping New England's chain murderer!" (from 'Headline Comics' #24, May 1947)
  • "Mother of Crime" (from 'Real Clue Crime Stories', Vol. 2, No. 4, Jun. 1947)
  • "The case against Scarface" (from 'Justice Traps the Guilty' #1, Oct. 1947).
  • The great western :
  • Introduction
  • "Apache justice!" (from 'The Kid Cowboys of Boys' Ranch' #2, Dec 1950)
  • Remember the Alamo! (from 'The Kid Cowboys of Boys' Ranch' #6, Aug 1951)
  • "Doom town" (from 'Bulls Eye' #4, Feb. 1955).
  • Oh! The horror! :
  • The heroes :
  • Introduction
  • "The scorn of the faceless people!" (from 'Black Magic' #2, Vol. 1, No. 2, Dec. 1950)
  • "Up there!" (from 'Black Magic' #13, Vol. 2, No. 7, Jun. 1952)
  • "The woman in the tower!" (from 'The Strange World of Your Dreams' #3, Nov. 1952)
  • Cover: 'Black Magic' #29 (Vol. 4, No. 5, Mar. 1954).
  • Sick humor :
  • Introduction
  • "A rainy day with House-Date Harry" (from 'My Date' #4, Jan. 1948)
  • "20,000 lugs under the sea" (from 'From Here to Insanity' #11, Aug. 1955)
  • "Lenny Bruce" (from 'SICK', Vol. 1, No. 2, Oct 1960)
  • Introduction
  • Editorial page (from 'SICK', Vol. 1, No. 2, Oct 1960)
  • Cover: 'SICK' #42
  • (Vol. 6, No. 2), Feb. 1966
  • A Simon and Kirby checklist
  • "Captain America and the riddle of the Red Skull" (from 'Captain America Comics' #1, Mar. 1941)
  • The Vision (from 'Marvel Mystery Comics' #14, Dec. 1940)
  • The Sandman: "The villain from Valhalla" (from 'Adventure Comics' #75, Jun. 1942)
  • "Killer in the big top" (from 'Stuntman Comics' #1, Apr. 1946)
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9781845769314
Isbn Type
(hb)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)315081529
  • 1/574874
  • OCoLC
Label
The best of Simon and Kirby, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby ; introduction by Joe Simon ; essays by Mark Evanier ; art restoration by Harry Mendryk ; edited by Steve Saffel
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Assignment: find the king of the crime syndicate" (from 'Fighting American' #2, Jun. 1954)
  • "Come into my parlor" (from 'Adventures of the Fly' #1, Aug. 1959)
  • Cover: 'Adventures of the Fly' #3, Nov. 1959.
  • Way out science fiction :
  • Introduction
  • Solar Patrol: "The tree men of Uranus" (from 'Silver Streak Comics' #2, Jan. 1940)
  • Blue Bolt (from 'Blue Bolt Comics' #4, Sep. 1940)
  • "The thing on Sputnik 4" (from 'Race for the Moon' #4, Sep. 1958)
  • Cover: 'Blue Bolt' #3, Aug. 1940.
  • War and adventure :
  • Introduction
  • Introduction
  • "Satan wears a swastika" (from 'Boy Commandos' #1, Winter 1942)
  • The duke of Broadway: "My city is no more" (from 'Black Cat Comics' #5, Apr. 1947)
  • Booby trap (from 'Foxhole' #2, Dec. 1954)
  • Cover: 'Foxhole' #1, Oct. 1954.
  • The birth of romance :
  • Introduction
  • "Weddin' at Red Rock!" (from 'Western Love' #1, Jul. 1949)
  • "The savage in Me!" (from 'Young Romance Comics' #22, Jun. 1950).
  • Crime drama :
  • Joe Simon
  • Introduction
  • "Trapping New England's chain murderer!" (from 'Headline Comics' #24, May 1947)
  • "Mother of Crime" (from 'Real Clue Crime Stories', Vol. 2, No. 4, Jun. 1947)
  • "The case against Scarface" (from 'Justice Traps the Guilty' #1, Oct. 1947).
  • The great western :
  • Introduction
  • "Apache justice!" (from 'The Kid Cowboys of Boys' Ranch' #2, Dec 1950)
  • Remember the Alamo! (from 'The Kid Cowboys of Boys' Ranch' #6, Aug 1951)
  • "Doom town" (from 'Bulls Eye' #4, Feb. 1955).
  • Oh! The horror! :
  • The heroes :
  • Introduction
  • "The scorn of the faceless people!" (from 'Black Magic' #2, Vol. 1, No. 2, Dec. 1950)
  • "Up there!" (from 'Black Magic' #13, Vol. 2, No. 7, Jun. 1952)
  • "The woman in the tower!" (from 'The Strange World of Your Dreams' #3, Nov. 1952)
  • Cover: 'Black Magic' #29 (Vol. 4, No. 5, Mar. 1954).
  • Sick humor :
  • Introduction
  • "A rainy day with House-Date Harry" (from 'My Date' #4, Jan. 1948)
  • "20,000 lugs under the sea" (from 'From Here to Insanity' #11, Aug. 1955)
  • "Lenny Bruce" (from 'SICK', Vol. 1, No. 2, Oct 1960)
  • Introduction
  • Editorial page (from 'SICK', Vol. 1, No. 2, Oct 1960)
  • Cover: 'SICK' #42
  • (Vol. 6, No. 2), Feb. 1966
  • A Simon and Kirby checklist
  • "Captain America and the riddle of the Red Skull" (from 'Captain America Comics' #1, Mar. 1941)
  • The Vision (from 'Marvel Mystery Comics' #14, Dec. 1940)
  • The Sandman: "The villain from Valhalla" (from 'Adventure Comics' #75, Jun. 1942)
  • "Killer in the big top" (from 'Stuntman Comics' #1, Apr. 1946)
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9781845769314
Isbn Type
(hb)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)315081529
  • 1/574874
  • OCoLC

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