Saturday, December 17, 2011

Toy News: Captain America co-creator Joe Simon passes away.

Captain America's co-creator Joe Simon (Born Hymie Simon) passed away today, December 15, 2011 at a ripe old age of 98. Born October 1913, Joe Simon created Captain America prior to the start of World War II along with artist Jack Kirby who first drew the Star Spangled Avenger for what would become Marvel Comics - which he would later sue for copyright control of Captain America.

During the Marvel Civil War which resulted in the Death of Captain America, Joe Simon was quoted as saying "This is a time when we need Captain America more than ever."

For more details about his death, click HERE.

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