(May 2009)

Titan, 2009 Series
 
Volume:
?
Price:
39.95 USD; 45.00 CAD; 24.99 GBP
Pages:
248
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Steve Saffel
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
12.5" x 9.2"
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

The Fighting American figure is from the cover of Fighting American (Prize, 1954 series) #2; the background is taken from the cover of Justice Traps the Guilty (Prize, 1947 series) #v2#1 [v1][1]. Under the dustjacket, as a wraparound cover to the book itself, is the two-page spread from "The Rescue of Robin Hood" from Stuntman (Harvey, 1946 series) #2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Fighting American

The Best of Simon and Kirby (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Promotional blurb on flap covering part of inside front cover.

Social Night in Town (Table of Contents)

Boys' Ranch / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Illustration from the centerfold pinup from Boys' Ranch (Harvey, 1946 series) #3, in bluetones, on the inside front cover and first endpaper. Pencil credit from Harry Mendryk of kirbymuseum.org.

The Best of Simon and Kirby (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Frontispiece. Illustrated with detail from the splash page to "Bulls Eye Finds Major Calamity in Doom Town" from Bulls-Eye (Mainline, 1954 series) #4. Pencil credit from Harry Mendryk of kirbymuseum.org.

The Best of Simon and Kirby (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Title page. Illustrated with detail from "Killer in the Big Top" from Stuntman (Harvey, 1946 series) #1.

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with detail from "Assignment: Find the King of the Crime Syndicate" from Fighting American (Prize, 1954 series) #2.

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon; Al Avison; Al Gabriele; Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from Stuntman (Harvey, 1946 series) #2, a detail from Blue Bolt Comics (Novelty Press, 1940 series) #v1#5 [5], the cover of Adventure Is My Career (Street and Smith, 1945 series) #[nn], an example of the comic strip True Comics, a two-page spread from Stuntman (Harvey, 1946 series) #2, the cover of Young Romance (Prize, 1947 series) #1, the cover to Black Magic (Prize, 1950 series) #v1 #1 [1], the centerfold pinup from Boys' Ranch (Harvey, 1950 series) #2, and photos.

The Heroes (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Evanier
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from the cover of Double Life of Private Strong, The (Archie, 1949 series) #2, a splash page from Daring Mystery Comics (Marvel, 1940 series) #6, the cover of Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #78, the cover of Stuntman (Harvey, 1946 series) #1, the cover of Fighting American (Prize, 1954 series) #1, the cover of Adventures of the Fly, The (Archie, 1959 series) #1, and a detail from Stuntman (Harvey, 1946 series) #1.

Captain America and the Riddle of the Red Skull (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Simon (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

["Through smoke, the gateway to the supernatural world, steps the Vision..."] (Table of Contents)

The Vision / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Simon (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Villain from Valhalla (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Killer in the Big Top! (Table of Contents)

Stuntman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Leon Harvey (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Assignment: Find the King of the Crime Syndicate (Table of Contents)

Fighting American / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Simon (Original Editor); Jack Kirby (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Come Into My Parlor (Table of Contents)

The Fly / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
John Goldwater (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Fly / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
John Goldwater (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Way Out Science Fiction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Evanier
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Mort Meskin?; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon; Al Williamson?; George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from the cover of Science Comics (Fox, 1940 series) #4, an illustration from the pulp Marvel Stories #v2#2, the cover to Race for the Moon (Harvey, 1958 series) #1, the cover from Blue Bolt Comics (Novelty Press, 1940 series) #v1#1 [1], and the cover to Alarming Tales (Harvey, 1957 series) #1.

["This is the story of Ken Kurage, who lives in the year 2065..."] (Table of Contents)

Solar Patrol / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon
Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Lev Gleason (Original Editor)

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Called "The Tree Men of Uranus" in the Table of Contents.

["Doctor Bertoff is completing final tests on his latest experiment..."] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon; Al Avison; Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
David Adams (Original Editor)

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Reprints:

The Thing on Sputnik 4 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Marvin Stein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Leon Harvey (Original Editor)

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
David Adams (Original Editor)

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Reprints:

War and Adventure (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Evanier
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from Fox Hole (Charlton, 1955 series) #5, the cover to Boy Commandos (DC, 1942 series) #2, the cover to Boy Explorers Comics (Harvey, 1946 series) #1, the cover to Warfront (Harvey, 1951 series) #28, and a detail from Foxhole (Mainline, 1954 series) #2.

Satan Wears a Swastika (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson
Editing:
Jack Schiff (Original Editor)

Genre:
war
Reprints:

My City Is No More (Table of Contents)

The Duke of Broadway / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Leon Harvey (Original Editor)

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for this story from Harry Mendryk of kirbymuseum.org.

Booby Trap (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (Original Editor)

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit from Harry Mendryk of kirbymuseum.org.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit from Harry Mendryk of kirbymuseum.org.

The Birth of Romance (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Evanier
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; ? (photos)
Inks:
Jack Kirby; ? (photos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from the cover to Young Love (Prize, 1949 series) #12, the cover to Young Love (Prize, 1949 series) #1, the cover to In Love (Mainline, 1954 series) #1, the cover to Young Romance (Prize, 1947 series) #14, the cover to Western Love (Prize, 1949 series) #1, and a detail from Young Romance (Prize, 1947 series) #7.

Weddin' at Red Rock! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (Original Editor)

Genre:
romance; western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit from Harry Mendryk of kirbymuseum.org.

The Savage in Me! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (Original Editor)

Genre:
romance
Reprints:

Crime Drama (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Evanier
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; ? (photo)
Inks:
Jack Kirby; ? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from the cover to Justice Traps the Guilty (Prize, 1947 series) #v2#1 [v1][1], the cover to Headline Comics (Prize, 1943 series) #37, and the two-page spread from Headline Comics (Prize, 1943 series) #24.

Trapping New England's Chain Murderer! (Table of Contents)

Red-Hot Blaze / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson
Editing:
Joe Simon (Original Editor); Jack Kirby (Original Editor)

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Mother of Crime (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson
Editing:
Ed Cronin (Original Editor)

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

The Case Against-- Scarface (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (Original Editor)

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit from Harry Mendryk of kirbymuseum.org.

The Great Western (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Evanier
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from the cover to Bulls-Eye (Mainline, 1954 series) #2, the splash page from Boys' Ranch (Harvey, 1950 series) #2, the cover to Bulls-Eye (Mainline, 1954 series) #5, the cover to Boys' Ranch (Harvey, 1950 series) #2, a two-page spread from Boys' Ranch (Harvey, 1950 series) #4, and a detail from the cover to Boys' Ranch (Harvey, 1950 series) #1.

Apache Justice! (Table of Contents)

Boys' Ranch / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (Original Editor)

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit from Harry Mendryk of kirbymuseum.org.

Remember the Alamo! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (Original Editor)

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit from Harry Mendryk of kirbymuseum.org.

Bulls Eye Finds Major Calamity in Doom Town (Table of Contents)

Bulls Eye / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (Original Editor)

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit from Harry Mendryk of kirbymuseum.org.

Oh! The Horror! (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Evanier
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon?
Inks:
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from the cover to Black Magic (Prize, 1950 series) #v2 #11 [17], the cover to Strange World of Your Dreams (Prize, 1952 series) #1, the cover to Black Magic (Prize, 1950 series) #v2 #2 [8], the cover to Black Cat (Harvey, 1946 series) #58, and the cover to Alarming Tales (Harvey, 1957 series) #3.

The Scorn of the Faceless People! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Simon (Original Editor); Jack Kirby (Original Editor)

Reprints:

Up There! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Simon (Original Editor); Jack Kirby (Original Editor)

Reprints:

The Woman in the Tower! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Simon ?; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon ?; Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Simon (Original Editor); Jack Kirby (Original Editor)

Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
Jack Kirby
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Simon (Original Editor); Jack Kirby (Original Editor)

Reprints:

Sick Humor (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Evanier
Pencils:
?; Jack Kirby
Inks:
?; Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with detail from the cover to Sick (Prize, 1960 series) #41, the cover to Sick (Prize, 1960 series) #v1#1 [1], the cover to From Here to Insanity (Charlton, 1955 series) #11, the cover to My Date Comics (Hillman, 1947 series) #1, and a photo.

A Rainy Day with House-Date Harry, or...Sunny Day's Date with Calamity (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (Original Editor)

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit from Harry Mendryk of kirbymuseum.org.

Presenting-- Walt Chisely's 20,000 Lugs Under the Sea (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (Original Editor)

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inking credit from Harry Mendryk of kirbymuseum.org.

Lenny Bruce (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (Original Editor)

Reprints:

Sick Humor Is Growing Up (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (Original Editor)

Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (Original Editor)

Characters:
Fighting American
Reprints:

Simon and Kirby Checklist (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby; Marvin Stein
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with very small reproductions of the covers from Alarming Tales (Harvey, 1957 series) #4, Black Magic (Prize, 1950 series) #v4 #6 [30], Black Cat (Harvey, 1946 series) #60, Foxhole (Mainline, 1954 series) #3, Police Trap (Mainline, 1954 series) #2, In Love (Mainline, 1954 series) #3, Justice Traps the Guilty (Prize, 1947 series) #v1#4 [4], Race for the Moon (Harvey, 1958 series) #3, Strange World of Your Dreams (Prize, 1952 series) #3, Science Comics (Fox, 1940 series) #5, Speed Comics (Harvey, 1939 series) #23, Warfront (Harvey, 1951 series) #29, Win a Prize Comics (Charlton, 1955 series) #2, and Wonderworld Comics (Fox, 1939 series) #14.

Social Night in Town (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration from the centerfold pinup from Boys' Ranch (Harvey, 1946 series) #3, in bluetones, on the last endpaper and inside back cover. Pencil credit from Harry Mendryk of kirbymsueum.org.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

On the flap of the dustjacket over the inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon; Al Avison; Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Blue Bolt

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated with a detail from the story from Blue Bolt Comics (Novelty Press, 1940 series) #v1#4 [4].

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Best of Simon and Kirby
  3. 2. Social Night in Town
    Boys' Ranch
  4. 3. The Best of Simon and Kirby
  5. 4. The Best of Simon and Kirby
  6. 5. [Table of Contents]
  7. 6. Introduction
  8. 7. The Heroes
  9. 8. Captain America and the Riddle of the Red Skull
    Captain America
  10. 9. ["Through smoke, the gateway to the supernatural world, steps the Vision..."]
    The Vision
  11. 10. The Villain from Valhalla
    The Sandman
  12. 11. Killer in the Big Top!
    Stuntman
  13. 12. Assignment: Find the King of the Crime Syndicate
    Fighting American
  14. 13. Come Into My Parlor
    The Fly
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    The Fly
  16. 15. Way Out Science Fiction
  17. 16. ["This is the story of Ken Kurage, who lives in the year 2065..."]
    Solar Patrol
  18. 17. ["Doctor Bertoff is completing final tests on his latest experiment..."]
    Blue Bolt
  19. 18. The Thing on Sputnik 4
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Blue Bolt
  21. 20. War and Adventure
  22. 21. Satan Wears a Swastika
    The Boy Commandos
  23. 22. My City Is No More
    The Duke of Broadway
  24. 23. Booby Trap
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
  26. 25. The Birth of Romance
  27. 26. Weddin' at Red Rock!
  28. 27. The Savage in Me!
  29. 28. Crime Drama
  30. 29. Trapping New England's Chain Murderer!
    Red-Hot Blaze
  31. 30. Mother of Crime
  32. 31. The Case Against-- Scarface
  33. 32. The Great Western
  34. 33. Apache Justice!
    Boys' Ranch
  35. 34. Remember the Alamo!
  36. 35. Bulls Eye Finds Major Calamity in Doom Town
    Bulls Eye
  37. 36. Oh! The Horror!
  38. 37. The Scorn of the Faceless People!
  39. 38. Up There!
  40. 39. The Woman in the Tower!
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
  42. 41. Sick Humor
  43. 42. A Rainy Day with House-Date Harry, or...Sunny Day's Date with Calamity
  44. 43. Presenting-- Walt Chisely's 20,000 Lugs Under the Sea
  45. 44. Lenny Bruce
  46. 45. Sick Humor Is Growing Up
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
  48. 47. Simon and Kirby Checklist
  49. 48. Social Night in Town
  50. 49. [no title indexed]
  51. 50. [no title indexed]
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