WorldCat Identities

Simek, Artie 1916-1975

Works: 107 works in 143 publications in 1 language and 4,729 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Fiction  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Comics (Graphic works)  Juvenile works  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Superhero comics  Young adult works  Science fiction comics 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PN6728.D33, 741.5973
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Artie Simek
Marvel masterworks: The amazing Spider-man by Stan Lee( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While attending a demonstration on radiation, high school student Peter Parker was bitten by a spider that had been exposed to radioactive rays. Learning he had gained great arachnid-like abilities, the timid teenager donned a colorful costume of his own design - seeking fame and fortune as the Amazing Spider-Man! But his Uncle Ben's death - a tragedy he could have prevented - taught Peter that with great power there must also come great responsibility ... and on that day a legend was born!
The death of Captain America by Ed Brubaker( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eager to serve his country during World War Two, Steve Rogers was transformed into a physically perfect man by the government's Super Soldier Program. Armed with an indestructible shield and the physical prowess of an Olympic athlete, Rogers fought valiantly to uphold the ideals and principles of democracy until frozen in a block of ice where he was preserved for decades. Discovered by the Avengers and revived, Steve Rogers is a man out of time, who remains vigilant in his battle to protect the innocent and uphold the American ideals of truth, justice and honor. In this fully updated re-issue of Essential Captain America Volume 1, Marvel's Sentinel of Liberty renews his mission and fights the good fight, facing off against Baron Zemo, the Red Skull, Power Man, the Swordsman, Batroc the Leaper and the Super-Adaptoid!
Essential by Chris Claremont( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dark days loom as Spider-Man faces adversaries old and new--and learns that not only does great power come with great responsibility, there must also come great heartache. This volume includes classic stories featuring Spicer-Man vs. the Hulk in Canada, the deaths of Guen Stacy and the Green Goblin, the first appearances of the Man-Wolf and the Punisher ... and the wedding of Doctor Octopus and Aunt May!!"--Page 4 of cover
The Amazing Spider-man : coming home by J. Michael Straczynski( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Spider-Man stories where Spidey tangles with the Lizard, Electro, and Captain George Stacey
Essential by Stan Lee( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary Fantastic Four stories - including the first-ever appearances of the Black Panther, the Inhumans, the Negative Zone and the Silver Surfer, and Galactus
Iron Man : demon in a bottle by David Michelinie( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Stark negotiates in boardrooms as a billionaire genius and fights super villains as his alter ego--Iron Man
Essential by Stan Lee( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-three adventures of Peter Parker as Spider-Man, written by Stan Lee and originally published in 1967 through 1969
Daredevil : Born again by Frank Miller( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents black-and-white reprints of "Daredevil" issues 1-25, spanning the years 1964-67, in which Matt Murdock, a blind attorney by day and a superhero with superior sensory abilities by night, battles such villains as Electro, the Owl, and Killgrave
The death of Captain Stacy by Stan Lee( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Captain Stacy--a former NYPD police officer, trusted friend of Peter, and Peter's girlfriend's father--dies as a result of a fight between Spider-Man and his foe Doctor Octopus, Gwen and the rest of New York turn on Spider-Man
Spider-Man : am I an Avenger? by Stan Lee( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After years of fighting crime on his own, the web-slinger became a core member of Earth's mightiest heroes! But that wasn't the first time everyone's favorite frindely neighborhood super hero joined the team! Collected here--for the first time--are the key moments in Spider-Man's tenuous history with the Avengers! Together, they face prison breakouts, the Hulk, Nebula, the Stranger, Kang, Ngh the Unspeakable and-- the end of the universe?!"--Page 4 of cover
X-Men : the hidden years by John Byrne( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of X-Men comics created by John Byrne, including adventures in the Savage Land and guest appearances by Ka-Zar, Magneto, Sauron, the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants, and Namor
Essential Iron Man( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fourth collection of black-and-white reprints of Iron Man comics, originally published in 1971-1973, including Iron Man's encounters with Drax the Destroyer, Thanos of Titan, Black Lama, the Mandarin, and others
Essential( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Featured In this volume: The return of the diabolical Dr. Octopus ; a side trip to the Savage Land that time forgot ; the first-ever appearance of Morbius the living vampire ; the death of Captain George Stacy ; plus, the wall-crawler's climatic confrontation with the grinning Green Goblin"--Page 4 of cover
Warriors Three by Bill Willingham( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Warriors Three set off on an epic journey to discover the secret to stopping Fenris Wolf, the son of Loki who was imprisoned for slaughtering an entire Viking village, exiled on an island in Niflhel for all eternity--until agents of Advanced Idea Mechanics freed the wolf in the hope of researching his genetics
Fantastic Four by Stan Lee( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Manhattan's most famous skyscraper, the Baxter Building, scientific genius Reed Richards hatches a plan that will change the lives of those he loves most -- and the very course of human history -- in a way no one could have ever imagined. Revisit the story that irrevocably altered comics and pop culture in this all-new graphic novel, modernizing the journey of Reed Richards, Susan Storm, Johnny Storm and Ben Grimm as they travel to the stars -- and return with fantastic, devastating results! Plus: Witness the FF's cataclysmic first battles with the Mole Man and Prince Namor, the mysterious Sub-Mariner, in a way you've never seen before. You only think you know the story! "--Publisher
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.17 for The Amazin ... to 0.37 for Essential ...)

Alternative Names
Artie Simek Letterer

Simek, Art 1916-1975

Simek, Arthur 1916-1975

English (38)

The death of Captain AmericaEssentialEssentialIron Man : demon in a bottleEssentialDaredevil : Born againThe death of Captain StacySpider-Man : am I an Avenger?