A Collection of Science Fiction by Comic Greats – Simon & Kirby

science fictionSince the beginning of comics, superheroes have dominated the comic book pages, but the creative team of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby didn’t just do superheroes, they also put science fiction genre onto the comic book format.  Titan Books has collected various science fiction stories by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s featuring the likes of “Solar Legion” and “Blue Bolt” in The Simon & Kirby Library – Science Fiction.

Kirby and Simon 00This hardback book has over 350 pages of artwork, stories, a foreword by comic book artist Davie Gibbons and each decade has an introduction by comic historian Peter Sanderson.  The strips are beautifully restored with every page flip.  If you’re a fan of comics and history this is a must buy and reference book on your library shelf.  And most of all, it’s good old-fashioned science fiction stories with artwork.

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Hardback Artbook:  The Simon & Kirby Library – Science Fiction

Publisher:  Titan Books

MSRP:  $49.95USD

Available:  May 30, 2013

 

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