Brian Truitt at USA Today speaks with Max Allan Collins about the legacy of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby ahead of the release of The Simon & Kirby Library: Crime.
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The creators of Captain America and the Boy Commandos produced some of the hardest-hitting crime comics of the 1950s. Often featuring real-world criminals like Ma Barker, Al Capone, and Pretty Boy Floyd, and true-to-life events like the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, these adventures were torn from post-prohibition headlines. Explosive enough to draw the attention of the congressional committee on juvenile delinquency, they remain action-packed for today's graphic novel audience. These are the best of the Simon and Kirby Crime comics, fully restored and collected for the first time, with a brand new introduction from bestselling crime writer, Max Allan Collins.