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.
One of the slowest weeks in comics that I can remember, but I can see why, considering what's on the slate for next week. But Marvel has one major comic up its sleeve and it's... INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #19: