Joe Simon passed away today at 98. Joe co-created Captain America with artist Jack Kirby back in 1941 for Timely Comics. Many current comic book professionals are expressing their condolences and remembrances of Joe’s work and generous heart; a comic book legend who will be remembered fondly.
Also in sad news, artist Eduardo Barreto passed away today at age 57, after a long battle with meningitis. Barreto was best known for his work on several Batman titles and Teen Titans.
They will be missed.