• WEATHER ALERT Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Famous deaths 2011

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2011 file photo, Joe Simon, co-creator of Captain America comic, is shown at the New York Comic Con fan convention in New York. Simon's family said Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, that the 98-year-old artist and writer died Wednesday night in New York after a brief illness. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)
December 30, 2011 2:40:50 PM PST