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'd just like to say that the Riverword series is probably my third favorite series in SF/Fantasy (behind LOtR and McCaffery's Dragons, and just ahead of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever). Thanks, Mr Farmer.