(W/A) Joe Simon, More (CA) Lee Weeks
Steve Rogers might have been the prototypical 98-pound weakling, but that wasn't going to stop him from serving his country. Transformed by the Super-Soldier Serum into America's #1 fighting man, Steve became a symbol of patriotism, hope and perseverance on the eve of the nation's entrance into World War II. Never before and never since has comics seen a hero as timely as - Captain America! Now you can experience the original Golden Age adventures of the Sentinel of Liberty from his 1941 inaugural appearance! You'll meet Bucky Barnes and the Red Skull for the first time, behold Simon and Kirby's trend-setting brand of storytelling, and even read Stan Lee's very first comics tale! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #1-12. 848 PGS./Rated T
(W) Joe Simon & Various (A) Jack Kirby & Various (CA) Stephane Roux
The Marvel Universe has always reflected the world outside your window - from the moment Captain America charged into battle in World War II, to the present day! Marvel's characters face relevant and real-life issues alongside their extraordinary adventures - from grappling with alcoholism, to participating in politics, to celebrating diversity and everything in between! These powerful stories from Marvel's 80-year history feature iconic heroes tackling heavy-hitting subjects including drug abuse, teen suicide, HIV, terrorism, school shootings and more. Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) 97, HOWARD THE DUCK (1976) 8, IRON MAN (1968) 128, NEW MUTANTS (1983) 45, ALPHA FLIGHT (1983) 106, UNCANNY X-MEN (1981) 303, INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) 420, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1999) 36, CAPTAIN AMERICA (2002) 1, ASTONISHING X-MEN (2004) 51, MS. MARVEL (2015) 13, CHAMPIONS (2016) 24; material from CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS 2, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1999) 583. Rated T+
(W/A/CA) Joe Simon, Jack Kirby
In these 1940s tales from STAR-SPANGLED COMICS #33-64, the scrappy inner city boys known as the Newsboy Legion work together to stop crime in their home of Suicide Slum. Watched over by adult hero the Guardian - a.k.a. policeman Jim Harper-the Newsboy Legion battle crime through their own newspaper reporting, taking on crooked politicians, slum lords, fifth column agents and more.
(W/A) Joe Simon & Various (CA) Joe Simon
Marvel proudly presents TIMELY'S GREATEST, a series of once-in-a-lifetime volumes featuring the best stories of the Golden Age, when Marvel was known as Timely Comics! Joe Simon and Jack Kirby entered the comic-book field separately and undoubtedly would have made major impacts on their own - but when their talents came together, it wasn't an impact, it was an earthquake. The Simon & Kirby team immediately became synonymous with innovative storytelling, powerful artwork and hit characters. They would birth some of the 1940s' most enduring creations, including the embodiment of a nation's fighting spirit: Captain America! This Omnibus collects Simon & Kirby's Timely Comics stories and covers, from the Vision to the Fiery Mask - and the rare Red Raven! Collecting material from DARING MYSTERY COMICS #1-3 and #6-8, RED RAVEN COMICS #1, MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #12-25, HUMAN TORCH COMICS #2, CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #1-10, ALL-WINNERS COMICS (1941) #1-2, USA COMICS #1-3, YOUNG ALLIES COMICS #1 and MYSTIC COMICS (1941) #7.