Joe Simon my life in comics by Joe Simon

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Published by Titan Books in London .

Written in English

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Joe Simon is one of the most important figures in comics history, and half of the famous creative team Simon and Kirby. Simon began his prolific career in the Great Depression. This book reveals what it was like to bring comics out of their infancy, as they became an American art form.

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Other titlesMy life in comics
LC ClassificationsPN6727.S51576 Z46 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination246 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25071443M
ISBN 101845769309
ISBN 109781845769307
LC Control Number2011500943

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