taking it on the chin at 70

by Jesse Marinoff Reyes ( Jesse Marinoff Reyes Design, Maplewood, N.J.)

June 1975 issue, #104
Illustration: Joe Simon (1913-2011)

JMR Design

Yes, THE Joe Simon of Simon & Kirby-fame (co-creator of Captain America and one of the giants of the history of comics). And yes, The Champ lost a few in his day. Who knew?

---JMR Design---

Sports Illustrated
December 23, 1974 issue
Photograph: Neil Leifer (b. 1942)
Art Director: Richard Gangel (1918-2002)

JMR Design

Sports Illustrated
March 15, 1971 issue
Photograph: Tony Triolo (1930-2006)
Art Director: Richard Gangel (1918-2002)

Suffering his first defeat, vs. the late Smokin’ Joe Frazier (1944-2011).

This entry was posted in Shake Your Hips and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>