No longer content to be read merely by bored people stuck in airports and sensibly-priced chain hotels, USA Today expanded to a TV show in 1988. It last the better part of two years and featured lots of colorful charts, famous people profiles, and real news, presented extremely lightly. (The first episode featured a story about “love: why we keep falling into it.”)
Some sad news for us comic book fans this afternoon. The legendary co-creator of Captain America, Bucky, the Red Skull, and many more passed away Wednesday night in New York City at the age of 98.
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In his time he wore the hat of writer, artist, and Editor. With his partner, the fabled Jack Kirby, the duo not only co-created the likes of Captain America but the Vision as well for Marvel Comics and during their time at DC Comics crafted the Guardian, the Newsboy Legion, the Sandman, the Boy Commandos, and Manhunter.
Joe Simon also created the Fly for Archie Comics in 1959.
Thanks to Joe Simon Studios for uploading the above video on YouTube.
A mighty thanks to USA Today’s Game Hunters for the announcement and photos posted below. Atari and Sony are gearing up for a sequel to the awesome Ghostbusters game from back in 2009. This time however it sounds as if we will not fill the jumpsuits of the classic Paranormal investigators that we all know and love. It looks as if this downloadable game has us blazing our own trails in the Ghostbusters universe ala Gauntlet 4 player!
Make sure to follow the link above to read the whole story. Ghostbuster: Sanctum of Slime is expected for Spring 2011 release on the Playstation Network, Xbox Live, and Windows Live for the PC.