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The Sgt. Rock Archives, Volume 3
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Bob Haney and Robert Kanigher, Joe Kubert, Haney and Robert Kanigher, Bob, Kubert, Joe, Very Fine/Very Fine, DC Comics, New York, 2005, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 224 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Our Army at War #111-125 (1961–1962). From the publisher: An intense portrait of combat and conflict, this volume reprints the classic World War...

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Very Good+ (one spine crease otherwise Fine, pages flat, binding tight, clean), Harvey Kurtzman, Kurtzman, Harvey, Prentice Hall, 1991, 1st, 15 inches, 11 inches, 96 pages, about 400 illustrations, most in color , Softcover, wraps, English

Harvey Kurtzman's very personal history of American comic books culled from his experiences and memories. This copy was has a light crease to the spine...

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Goodman Beaver (Signed)
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Inscribed by Kurtzma, Very Good (nicks and scratches to covers, mild wear to corners, binding and interior solid), Harvey Kurtzman, Will Elder, Kurtzman, Harvey, Kitchen Sink, 1984, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 160 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

This copy was personally signed by Kurtzman! Reprints the four classic Goodman Beaver stories from Kurtzman's Help magazine. In this reprint each panel is...

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Harvey Kurtzman, Kurtzman, Harvey, Very Fine, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2014, 1st, 978-1-61655-563-4, 11.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Harvey Kurtzman's Jungle Book (#26 on The Comics Journal's Top 100 Comics) is a "lost" classic. Crumb, Spiegelman, and Gilliam, among others, were...

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Limited to 2500 copies, Near Fine, Harvey Kurtzman, Kurtzman, Harvey, Cartoon Art Museum, 1995, 1st, 11.25 inches, 7.5 inches, 40 pages, 9 color and about 50 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

The catalogue for an exhibition. Reproduces plenty of rare and unpublished pieces all from the originals.

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Monster Of The Year
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Fine, Harvey Kurtzman, Coville, Bruce, Kurtzman, Harvey, Minstrel/Pocket, 1989, 6th, 7.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 138 pages, 8 full-page black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Kurtzman illustrates this young readers’ fiction book.

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Harvey Kurtzman, Signed by Denis Kitchen, VF/VF, Kitchen and Paul Buhle, Denis, Kurtzman, Harvey, Abrams, 2009, 1st, cloth spine

A massive collection of Kurtzman rarities beautifully reproduced in color. Loads of original art and never before published and never previously reprinted...

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Betsy's Buddies (Signed)
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Signed by Kurtzman on the front free end pape, Slight bump to the top of the spine otherwise Fine without dustjacket as issued, Harvey Kurtzman & Sarah Downs, Kurtzman & Sarah Downs, Kitchen Sink, 1988, 1st, 878160299, 46 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards

This collects Betsy's Buddies one-page strips from the pages of Playboy magazine. Sexual content. Signed by Kurtzman: "From Cutesy Poo Kurtz(man symbol).

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Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Davis, Will Elder, Al Jaffee, & Arnold Roth, Limited to 600 copies with a special, limited edition bookplate signed by Jack Davis, Al Jaffee and Arnold Roth, VF in a VF slipcase, Kurtzman, Jack Davis, Will Elder, Al Jaffee, & Arnold Roth, Harvey, Fantagraphics, 2009, 1st, 9781560978923, pictorial boards

"Harvey Kurtzman changed the face of American humor when he created the legendary MAD comic. As editor and chief writer from its inception in 1952, through...

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Mad: Artist's Edition
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Very Fine, Harvey Kurtzman, Wally Wood, Bill Elder, Jack Davis, Basil Wolverton, et al., Kurtzman, Harvey, Kurtzman, Wally Wood, Bill Elder, Jack Davis, Basil Wolverton, et al., Harvey, IDW, 2013, 1st, 9781613775448, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is possibly the best Artist's Edition yet, as big as the Wally Wood Artist's Edition and even thicker, with 192 pages of original artwork from Harvey...

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Mad: Artist's Edition (Variant Cover)
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Limited to 250 copies, Very Fine, Harvey Kurtzman, Wally Wood, Bill Elder, Jack Davis, Basil Wolverton, et al., Kurtzman, Harvey, Kurtzman, Wally Wood, Bill Elder, Jack Davis, Basil Wolverton, et al., Harvey, IDW, 2013, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Basil Wolverton graces the variant cover edition limited to 250 copies. From the publisher: Before MAD Magazine was read in nearly every household,...

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Harvey Kurtzman, Will Elder, Kurtzman, Will Elder, Harvey, Near Fine (very light wear to upper corners otherwise Very Fin, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, OR, 2000, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 224 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first volume in the complete Little Annie Fanny reprinting the first 45 stories, many for the first time ever, with annotations. Layouts by Kurtzman,...

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Harvey Kurtzman, Will Elder, Kurtzman, Will Elder, Harvey, Very Fine, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, OR, 2000, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 464 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

A Mint set of both volumes reprinting every Little Annie Fanny comic story. 107 in all. Both volumes are out of print and increasingly hard to find in high...

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Dick Locher, Fine, Collins, Max Allan, Locher, Dick, Dragon Lady Press, 1987, 1st, color wraps

Reprints a daily storyline "Dick Tracy Meets Big Brother".

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The Cisco Kid Volume 1
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VF, Jose Luis Salinas, Reed, Rod, Luis Salinas, Jose, Classic Comics Press, 2011, 1st, Softcover, color wraps, English

The first volume reprints The Cisco Kid from the comic strip's start on January 15, 1951 to January 31, 1953! Also included is an Introduction by Sergio...

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Rick O'Shay, Hipshot, And Me
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NF (slightest wear to the bottom corners otherwise V, Stan Lynde, Lynde, Stan, Cottonwood Publishing, 1990, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

A memoir by the Western strip cartoonist. The bulk of the book--220 pages--reproduces Rick O'Shay strips from 1957 to 1977 when Lynde retired the...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Russ Manning, Dubois, Gaylord, Manning, Russ, Dark Horse, 2013, 1st, 978-1-61655-095-0, 1-61655-095-3, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: The son of the jungle lord gets his own title, in spinoff from longtime Tarzan writer Gaylord DuBois and fan-favorite artist Russ...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Russ Manning, Dubois, Gaylord, Manning, Russ, Dark Horse, 2013, 1st, 978-1-61655-096-7, 1-61655-096-1, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English


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Gaylord Dubois, Russ Manning, Dubois, Gaylord, Manning, Russ, Very Fine/Very Fine, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2012, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 296 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: Experience three of Edgar Rice BurroughsÂ’ Tarzan novels as drawn by Russ Manning, the most beloved comic-book interpreter of the...

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Tarzan: The Jesse Marsh Years, Volume 1
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Robert P. Thompson, Gaylord DuBois, Jesse Marsh, Thompson, Gaylord DuBois, Robert P., Marsh, Jesse, Very Fine/Very Fine, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2009, 1st, 10.375 inches, 6.875 inches, 256 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: In 1947, artist Jesse Marsh left Walt Disney Studios-where he had worked on Pinocchio, Fantasia, and various animated shorts-to...

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Tarzan: The Jesse Marsh Years, Volume 2
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Gaylord DuBois, Jesse Marsh, DuBois, Gaylord, Marsh, Jesse, Very Fine/Very Fine, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2009, 1st, 10.375 inches, 6.875 inches, 224 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: The original Tarzan comics are finally back in print after sixty years! This second volume reproduces six, big Golden Age issues...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Jesse Marsh, DuBois, Gaylord, Marsh, Jesse, Dark Horse, 2009, 1st, 9781595823922, 1595823921, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: In the late 1940s, Dell Publishing assembled a new comics team that would leave an indelible impression on millions of young readers....

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Jesse Marsh, DuBois, Gaylord, Marsh, Jesse, Dark Horse Books, 2010, 1st, 9781595824264, 159582426X, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: In this volume, Tarzan fends off a scientist's unnaturally sized jungle animals; protects Cathne, "the city of gold," and its people...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Jesse Marsh, DuBois, Gaylord, Marsh, Jesse, Dark Horse Books, 2010, 1st, 9781595824974, 1595824979, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: Rediscover a legendary team-up in adventure comics, collected for the first time! Former Walt Disney Studios artist Jesse Marsh...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Jesse Marsh, DuBois, Gaylord, Marsh, Jesse, Dark Horse Books, 2010, 1st, 9781595825476, 1595825479, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: Join Tarzan, Jane, Boy, and their animal companions as they encounter new friends, old enemies, and undiscovered lands in the wilds of...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Jesse Marsh, DuBois, Gaylord, Marsh, Jesse, Dark Horse Books, 2011, 1st, 9781595825483, 1595825487, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: The collections of this landmark golden age series continue! In this volume, Tarzan befriends the peace--loving “stork...

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The Idea + Story Without Words
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Frans Masereel, Fine in a VG+ box (box has rubbed edges), Masereel, Frans, Redstone Press, 1986, 2nd, cloth, English

Two of Frans Masereel's picture novels, back to back, in one handsome volume.

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Winsor McCay, Very Fine, McCay, Winsor, Sunday Press, 2008, cloth spine, pictorial boards

This new collection presents more of those famed Sunday newspaper pages - a "best of" collection from 1906 to 1924, with examples from all three...

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Bringing Up Father, Vol. 1
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Very Fine/Very Fine, George McManus, McManus, George, IDW, 2010, 1st, 272 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth

From the publisher: "George McManus's classic Art Deco comedy strip gets the deluxe treatment in this Library of American Comics edition. The spectacular...

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Carlos Meglia A-Go-Go
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Carlos Meglia, Meglia, Carlos, Near Fine (light shelfwear, interior new and unread), Buenos Aires, Napoleones Sin Batallas, 2010, 13.2 inches, 9.2 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Spanish

An incredible full color art book on this phenomenal artist. If you are a fan of Meglia, you will be happy with this book. There are nine pages of text...

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Out of the Shadows
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Very Fine, Mort Meskin, Meskin, Mort, Fantagraphics, 2012, 1st, 9781606995327, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: One of the greatest visual storytellers in the history of comics. That was Mort Meskin, famed Golden Age artist whose name belongs in...

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Jim Hardy
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Dick Moores, Fine, Moores, Dick, Classic Comic Strips, 1989, 1st, wraps, English

The complete first year of the crime-adventure strip 1936 - 1937 by the creator of Gasoline Alley.

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James Lawrence, Gray Morrow, Lawrence, James, Morrow, Gray, Very Good+ (corners rubbed otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Quick Fox, New York, 1981, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 180 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

A collection of the 1979-1980 revival of the classic Buck Rogers comic strip. Foreword by Buster Crabbe. This book is from the estate of Dave...

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Big Ben Bolt: Dailies Vol. One
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Very Fine, John Cullen Murphy, Murphy, John Cullen, Classic Comics Press, 2010, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11 inches, 249 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

This is the first volume of Big Ben Bolt, created by John Cullen Murphy (Prince Valiant) and Elliot Caplan (The Heart of Juliet Jones, Abbie and Slats,...

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The Adventures of Buck O'Rue
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Very Fine, Paul Murry, Huemer, Dick, Murry, Paul, Classic Comics Press / US Nutrigenetics, 2012, 1st, 9780985049911, 098504991X, Softcover, color wraps, English

This handsome book contains a complete run of this forgotten classic, biographical information, unpublished artwork, and more. From the publisher:...

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Christopher Zavisa, Alex Nino, Zavisa, Christopher, Nino, Alex, #22 of 1000 copies signed by the artist, Fine/Near Fine (pages bright, binding tight, only a few nicks to the top edge of the dustjacket), Land of Enchantment, Detroit, 1977, 1st, 13.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 302 pages, 30 color plates and over 250 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A massive art book devoted to this unique Filipino comic artist. Only produced in this deluxe signed & numbered edition. Only 1000 copies produced....

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Helen McCarthy Helen McCarthy, Osamu Tezuka Osamu Tezuka, Helen McCarthy, Helen McCarthy, Osamu Tezuka, Osamu Tezuka, Very Fine/Very Fine, Abrams, New York, 2009, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 272 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Osamu Tezuka has often been called "the god of manga" and "the Walt Disney of Japan," but he was far more than that.Tezuka was Walt Disney, Stan Lee, Jack...

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VIP: The Mad World of Virgil Partch
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Jonathan Barli, Virgil Partch, Barli, Jonathan, Partch, Virgil, Very Fine, Seattle, Fantagraphics Books, 2013, 1st, 9781606996645, 10.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 208 pages, Over 200 color and black and white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the back cover: Virgil Partch burst onto the scene in the nation's magazines with his zany, sometimes surreal, but always hilarious cartoons,...

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Bob Powell, Powell, Bob, Fine, IDW, San Diego, 2011, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 148 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Cult favorite Bob Powell was a master 1950s horror cartoonist delineating some of the most imaginative and incredibly drawn comics in the genre. His...

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The Doom Patrol Archives Volume 2
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Very Fine/Very Fine, Bruno Premiani, Drake, Arnold, Premiani, Bruno, DC Comics, 2004, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7.25 inches, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Reprints The Doom Patrol #90-97.

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The Doom Patrol Archives Volume 3
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Bruno Premiani, Drake, Arnold, Premiani, Bruno, Very Fine in Very Fine Dustjacket, New York, DC Comics, 2006, 1st, 978-1401207663, 10.5, 7, 240, color, Hardcover, leatherette

Reprints The Doom Patrol #98-105.

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One of 100 numbered copies, Very Fine, Ruben Procopio, Procopio, Ruben, Moonstone, 2007, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 32 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

A preview of the upcoming Phantom anthology book illustrated by longtime Disney artist-sculptor (and lifelong Phantom fan) Ruben Procopio. In this...

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Antonio Prohias, VG (covers yellowed and show moderate wear), Prohias, Antonio, Warner Books, 1978, 3rd, color wraps

A collection from the freaky files of Mad Magazine. What’s cooking…? A tasty potpourri of some of the best “Spy vs. Spy”...

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Antonio Prohias, VG+ (light shelf wear), Prohias, Antonio, Mad, 1982, 1st thus, wraps

A collection from the freaky files of Mad Magazine. What’s cooking…? A tasty potpourri of some of the best “Spy vs. Spy”...

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Green Lama Archives, Volume 1
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Mac Raboy, Raboy, Mac, Very Fine/Very Fine, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2008, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 208 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. Chanting "Om Mani Padme Hum," the wealthy Jethro Dumont transformed into the Green Lama-a flying freedom fighter made famous in comics by...

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Green Lama Archives, Volume 2
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Mac Raboy, Raboy, Mac, Very Fine/Very Fine, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2008, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 172 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

The emerald-clad freedom fighter returns to mete out further justice courtesy of famed artist Mac Raboy and writer/editor Joseph Greene! In fact, the pair...

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Mac Raboy, VG+ (covers lightly rubbed & worn, binding tight, pages flat & sharp), Raboy, Mac, Special Edition, 1975, 1st, color wraps

The only Mac Raboy collection ever produced reprints 16 Captain Marvel Jr. stories from Master Comics 27 - 42. Five Raboy covers are reproduced in color....

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The Shazam! Family Archives, Volume 1
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Mac Raboy, Raboy, Mac, Near Fine/Near Fine (lower corners lightly bumped), DC Comics, New York, 2006, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 228 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

A stunning Golden Age Archive featuring the adventures of Captain Marvel, Jr. and the origin of Mary Marvel from Master Comics #23-32; Captain Marvel Jr....

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