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.
Secret Invasion week also saw some other comic gems. COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS #04: If you didn't ever think you'd see Darkseid just lounging on a couch in a dingy apartment, well this is YOUR issue! Seriously, this issue's a total crock.