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.
The website too?! Dammit! Reading the latest issue was always a highlight when going over to my grandma's house. (Maybe she was the only person in the world buying them? Ha.) Bat Boy you will be missed.