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The newsboy legion

Joe Simon

The newsboy legion

by Joe Simon

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Published by DC Comics in New York .
Written in English


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A comic series about a group of newspaper-peddling orphans who become tangled in the superhero world of their friend and father figure, policeman Jim Harper (aka the Guardian).

Edition Notes

Statementstories, covers and art by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby
ContributionsKirby, Jack
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6727.S51576 N49 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination360 p. :
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24495727M
ISBN 101401225934
ISBN 109781401225933
LC Control Number2010281058
OCLC/WorldCa426793543

The issue then features a classic Kirby’s Grabbers story, a reprint of an old Newsboy Legion story by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby themselves! Thoughts on the issue: Unlike the previous New Gods Special, this book is designed for existing fans of The Newsboy Legion and The Boy Commandos.   Newsboy Legion By Simon And Kirby Vol. 2 by Jimmy Palmiotti, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7).

With its bracing mix of streetwise urchins, graft-fueled gangsters and panel-busting action, the Newsboy Legion was an instant smash. The adventures of Gabby, Scrapper, Tommy, Big Words and Officer Harper ran for nearly five years and cemented Simon and Kirby’s reputations as two of the medium’s most innovative and prolific practitioners.   The Newsboy Legion (with The Guardian) was a Golden Age feature created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby that first appeared in Star Spangled Comics #7 (April ). It ran until issue #67 of that title (cover-dated January ), though The Guardian (Jim Harper) seems to have disappeared from the covers a couple of issues before then.

Abe "The Newsboy" Hollandersky (December 3, – November 1, ) became the second American boxer to win the Panamanian Heavyweight Title when he defeated Californian Jack Ortega in nine rounds in Panama City on American congressmen, Naval personnel, and canal workers were among the crowd of nearly two thousand who watched Hollandersky gain victory over .   The Newsboy Legion was featured in Jimmy Olsen back during Kirby’s tenure on the book in the early s, but as supporting players only. So when DC chose to recognize Jack Kirby’s th birthday with a series of one-shots in his honor, Howard Chaykin created a .


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The team of Simon and Kirby created the most popular comic-book kid gangs, including the Newsboy Legion—Tommy, Big Words, Gabby, and Scrapper—who peddled papers in Suicide Slum under the watchful eye of policeman Jim Harper, who also fought crime as the costumed Guardian/5(13).

The team of Simon and Kirby created the most popular comic-book kid gangs, including the Newsboy Legion—Tommy, Big The newsboy legion book, Gabby, and Scrapper—who peddled papers in The newsboy legion book Slum under the watchful eye of policeman Jim Harper, who also fought crime as the costumed Guardian/5(13).

Set in the early s, the Newsboy Legion is the first of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby's very successful "kid gang" comics, featuring a group of scrappy pre-teen boys who work together to stop crime in their home of Suicide Slum/5.

(from the publisher) Originally featured in STAR SPANGLED COMICS # (), The Newsboy Legion stars a group of scrappy boys who fight crime in their home of Suicide Slum. The Newsboy Legion is early Kirby, so you shouldn't expect the same narrative drive and polish of, say, his classic Fantastic Four/Captain America/Thor sagas, nor his stunningly creative Fourth World, Demon, and Komandi work done at DC.

But that in no way means this work isn't entertaining and worthy of any Kirby fan's attention/5(6). With its bracing mix of streetwise urchins, graft-fueled gangsters and panel-busting action, the Newsboy Legion was an instant smash.

The adventures of Gabby, Scrapper, Tommy, Big Words and Officer Harper ran for nearly five years and cemented Simon and Kirby’s reputations as two of the medium’s most innovative and prolific : DC Comics. Newsboy Legion Origin. The Newsboy Legion consisted of four orphans who lived on the streets of Suicide Slum, attempting to support Creation.

The Newsboy Legion was created in by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. They were changed for the post- Crisis Team Evolution. The original Newsboy Legion. The Newsboy Legion is a group of orphans who sold newspapers on the streets of Suicide Slum in Metropolis.

They frequently got into trouble, and had adventures with the local superhero Guardian. Their original members were the genius Big Words, the talkative Gabby, the tough kid Scrapper, and the leader Tommy Thompkins.

Jack Kirby’s two wartime kid gangs share their first adventure together in a novel-length tale written and illustrated by Howard Chaykin. When the Boy Commandos arrive in New York on the trail of a secret Axis agent, they’re greeted as turf invaders by the crime-fighting Newsboys!Author: Howard Chaykin.

The Newsboy Legion and the Boy Commandos Special» The Newsboy Legion and the Boy Commandos Special #1 - A Seperate Peace In Pieces!; Kirby "Grabber"; Cabbages and Comics released by DC Comics on. The Newsboy Legion and The Boy Commandos Special #1.

Jack Kirby’s 2 wartime kid gangs share their 1st adventure together. DC Comics' The Newsboy Legion and The Boy Commandos Special #1 by.

THE NEWSBOY LEGION VOL. HARDCOVER GRAPHIC NOVEL JACK KIRBY & JOE SIMON 1st PRINTING. DC COMICS COLLECTS STORIES ORIGINALLY PRESENTED IN STAR SPANGLED COMICS # THIS IS THE EXACT BOOK YOU WILL Rating: % positive. The Newsboy Legion is one of Simon and Kirby's first ongoing collaborations.

This book beautifully collects + pages of comics from the early s. These hardcovers are great, especially because the paper inside looks and feels like real comics pages. The stories themselves are formulaic and definitely a product of their time/5.

Set in the early s, the Newsboy Legion is the first of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby's very successful kid gang comics, featuring a group of scrappy pre-teen boys who. In comic books of the early s, a lot of people think the best kid gangs were the ones by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America, Young Romance and many other influential comics.

The Newsboy Legion is the second such feature Simon and Kirby did, debuting in Star Spangled Comics #7 (April,the same issue that introduced Robotman), about eight months after The Young Allies.

A member of the new incarnation of the Newsboy Legion, and clone of the original Tommy Thompkins. Tommy Tompkins He was later cloned during his work at Project Cadmus, and served as a mentor and. In these s tales from STAR-SPANGLED COMICS #, the scrappy inner city boys known as the Newsboy Legion work together to stop crime in their home of Suicide Rating: % positive.

Set in the early s, the Newsboy Legion is the first of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby's very successful "kid gang" comics, featuring a group of scrappy pre-teen boys who 1/5(1). The newsboy legion. Volume 1. [Joe Simon; Jack Kirby] -- A comic series about a group of newspaper-peddling orphans who become tangled in the superhero world of their friend and father figure, policeman Jim Harper (aka the Guardian).

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With its bracing mix of streetwise urchins, graft-fueled gangsters and panel-busting action, the Newsboy Legion was an instant smash. The adventures of Gabby, Scrapper, Tommy, Big Words and Officer Harper ran for nearly five years and cemented Simon and Kirby's reputations as two of the medium's most innovative and prolific practitioners.The Newsboy Legion stars a group of scrappy boys who fight crime in their home of Suicide Slum.

Watched over by adult hero The Guardian, The Newsboy Legion battles crime through their own newspaper, taking on crooked politicians, slum lords, fifth column agents and much more. Hardcover, pages, full color. Cover price $  Odds are you'll know whether or not The Newsboy Legion And The Boy Commandos Special #1 is "your kind of comic" before you even give it a glance at your LCS.

If it's not, then it won't be. If it is, then it will be " and may even exceed your expectations/10(7).