PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Simon, who along with Jack Kirby co-created Captain America and was one of the comic book industry's most revered writers, artists and editors, has died. He was 98.
Simon's family relayed word of his death Thursday, posting a short statement on Facebook and telling The Associated Press through a spokesman that the 98-year-old Simon died Wednesday night in New York City after a brief illness.
I think that happens in a lot of areas. In my area, Gannett does all the local newspapers. Click that link and look at the Wisconsin newspapers. Just like you say, it's 11 different newspapers that look exactly the same and are about 12 pages long.