Golden & Silver Age (1938-1970)

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Larry Young, Charlie Adlard, Young, Larry, Adlard, Charlie, Inscribed by the autho, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket lightly rubbed), San Francisco, AiT/Planet Lar, 2003, 1st, 9781932051124, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 288 pages, black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

This is the omnibus edition of Astronauts in Trouble, and includes the graphic novels Live from the Moon, Space: 1959, and One Shot, One Beer.

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Marv Wolfman, Sal Amendola, Murphy Anderson, Gray Morrow, Joe Orlando, Wolfman, Marv, Amendola, Murphy Anderson, Gray Morrow, Joe Orlando, Sal, Very Fine, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2011, 1st, 9781595826213, 10.25 inches, 6.625 inches, 112 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

A pristine copy of this out of print ERB comic collection. From the publisher: Since his serialized debut in All-Story magazine in 1912, the...

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Chris Claremont, Brent Anderson, Claremont, Chris, Anderson, Brent, Direct Market Edition limited to 1917 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Marvel, 2007, 1st, 9780785128038, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Collects X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills, originally published in 1982. This is the Direct Market Edition with a variant dustjacket and limited to one printing.

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Murphy Anderson, Anderson, Murphy, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Neshannock, PA, Hermes Press, 2014, 1st, 9781613450697, 14.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Murphy Anderson was one of the seminal comic book storytellers who defined the Silver Age. In addition to his work on the Buck Rogers...

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R.C. Harvey, Murphy Anderson, Harvey, R.C., Anderson, Murphy, Very Fine, TwoMorrows, Raleigh, 2003, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, black & white with 16 pages in color, softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. The Life and Art of Murphy Anderson is a lavishly illustrated autobiographical memoir of the artist's varied career in cartooning. His...

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Fine, Alfred Andriola, Saunders, Allen, Andriola, Alfred, Blackthorne, 1987, 1st, Softcover, color wraps, English

A collection of this long-running adventure comic strip reprinting a 1946 anti-drug story.

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Mike Esposito, Dan Best, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Esposito, Dan Best, Mike, Andru, Mike Esposito, Ross, Fine, Hermes Press, Nesshanock, PA, 2006, 1st thus, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 161 pages, over 160 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This title is sold out in all versions! From the publisher: Penciler Ross Andru and inker Mike Esposito were one of the most famous, prolific, and...

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Dick Wood, Jim Aparo, Pat Boyette, Frank McLaughlin, Bill Lignante, Wood, Dick, Aparo, Pat Boyette, Frank McLaughlin, Bill Lignante, Jim, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Neshannock, PA, Hermes Press, 2012, 1st, 978-1613450062, 10.25 inches, 8 inches, 224 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print! The late 1960s comic book adventures of The Phantom return in full, glorious color! Hermes Press is collecting, all 74 issues of The...

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Mark Evanier, Sergio Aragones, Evanier, Mark, Aragones, Sergio, Very Fine, Raleigh, TwoMorrows Publishing, 2002, 1st, 9781893905153, 1893905152, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 200 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

The out-of-print collecton of Mark's POV columns. From the back cover: Mark Evanier has been writing comic books since 1969 when he apprenticed with...

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It Rhymes with Lust
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Leslie Waller, Matt Baker, Waller, Leslie, Baker, Matt, Very Fine, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2007, 1st thus, 9781593077280, 7.5 inches, 5.25 inches, 136 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

A "replica" edition of a 1949 graphic novel written by Waller with art by Matt Baker. The story is a noir soap opera along the lines of The Strange Love of...

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The Carl Barks Library #4
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Carl Barks, 3 VF volumes in VG slipcase (moderate overall wear to slipcase), Barks, Carl, Another Rainbow, 1985, 1st, pictorial cloth

One of the scarcer sets in this series. Reprints Uncle Scrooge Comics #21 - 43 and Barks' original pencil art for The Lemonade King. Also includes essays by...

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The Carl Barks Library #8
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3 Very Fine vol. in Near Fine slipcase (slight shelfwear to slipcase), Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, Another Rainbow, 1983, 1st, 744, color and B&W, Hardcover, pictorial cloth

Walt Disney's Comics & Stories #95-166.

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#461 of 1875 copies signed by Barks, Fine in Near Fine slipcase (slight shelfwear to bottom of slipcase), Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, Another Rainbow, 1981, 1st, Hardcover, blue leather in matching slipcase, English

While well-heeled collectors can buy the original paintings (I witnessed a money bin painting sell at auction for over $250,000!), this book is the only...

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Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, #642 of 1875 copies signed by Barks, Fine in Fine slipcase, Another Rainbow, Scottsdale, AZ, 1981, 1st, 13 inches, 11 inches, 311 pages, 135 color plates (12 gate-folds), numerous black & white illustrations and photographs, Hardcover, maroon leather in matching slipcase, English

While well-heeled collectors can buy the original paintings (I witnessed a money bin painting sell at auction for over $250,000!), this book is the only...

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Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, #51 of 100 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Another Rainbow Publishing, Scottsdale, AZ, 1983, 1st, 24 inches, 20 inches, color

A beautiful lithograph of this iconic image, conceived and painted by the duck man himself Carl Barks, of Uncle Scrooge posing with a bag of gold. This...

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Walt Disney's Donald Duck: Lost in the Andes
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Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2011, 9781606994740, 10.25 inches, 7.5 inches, 240 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Carl Barks' Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge comics are considered among the greatest artistic and storytelling achievements in the...

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The Toon Treasury of Classic Children's Comics
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Art Spiegelman, Francoise Mouly. ed., Carl Barks, John Stanley, Sheldon Mayer, Walt Kelly, Basil Wolverton, George Carlson, et al, Spiegelman, Francoise Mouly. ed., Art, Barks, John Stanley, Sheldon Mayer, Walt Kelly, Basil Wolverton, George Carlson, et al, Carl, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Abrams, 2009, 1st, 9780810957305, 11.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 352 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

At last - the greatest kid's comics stories of the past can be treasured by kids today! Some of the twentieth century's finest children's literature...

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Dan Barry, Al Williamson, Barry, Al Williamson, Dan, Fine, Manuscript Press, Mountain Home, TN, 2007, 9780936414164, 8.5 inches, 11 inches, 192 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

A collection of comic strip stories from 1953-1954, by Dan Barry assisted by Al Williamson. With an introduction by Thomas Yeates: "Al Williamson's Flash...

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The Shazam! Archives, Volume 1
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C.C. Beck, Beck, C.C., Very Fine/Very Fine, DC Comics, New York, 1992, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 208 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Reprints the Captain Marvel stories from Whiz Comics #2-15. When young radio reporter Billy Batson speaks the name of an ancient wizard "SHAZAM!" he is...

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Limited to 1250 copies, Fine, Frank Bellamy, Butterworth, Michael, Bellamy, Frank, Book Palace Books, 2009, 1st, 9781907081002, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, English

From the publisher: For the first time ever, Michael Butterworth's epic series of articles recounting the history of the First World War collected...

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Memories
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Enki Bilal, Bilal, Enki, Very Fine, Humanoids/DC, Hollywood/NY, 2005, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Short science fiction stories showcasing Bilal's early career from 1972 to 1981. Collects two albums: Memories of Outer Space and Memories of Other Times.

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Dick Briefer, Briefer, Dick, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse Books, 2015, 1st, 9781616556884, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 312 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the back of the book: It's alive! It's alive! Not exactly what Mary Shelley had in mind, Frankenstein: The Mad Science of Dick Briefer reanimates...

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Arnold Drake, Bob Brown, Drake, Arnold, Brown, Bob, Very Fine, DC Comics, New York, 2008, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 527 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Penciled and inked by Bob Brown. Written by Arnold Drake. From the publisher: Thrill to more than 500 pages of comic action collected from CHALLENGERS...

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The Golden Age Starman Archives, Volume 1
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Gardner Fox, Jack Burnley, Fox, Gardner, Burnley, Jack, Very Fine/Very Fine, DC Comics, New York, 2000, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 219 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Starman stories from Adventure Comics #61-76 (1941–-1942).

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John Buscema, Buscema, John, Very Fine in Fine box, IDW, San Diego, 2014, 1st, 17 inches, 12 inches, 144 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: John Buscema was one of the most important artists at Marvel Comics for decades. He produced gorgeous pencils for some of the most...

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Brian Peck, John Buscema, Peck, Brian, Buscema, John, Very light bump to the top of the spine and the upper front corner otherwise Fine, Hermes Press, New Castle, 2010, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, over 200 black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, Spanish English

Over 200 pieces of original art are reproduced: early Timely art, Avengers covers and pages, Sub-mariner, Silver Surfer, Fantastic Four, Thor, Conan,...

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Stan Lee, John Buscema, Lee, Stan, Buscema, John, Very Fine/Very Fine, Marvel, New York, 1991, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, viii, 327 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

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Stan Lee, John Buscema, Lee, Stan, Buscema, John, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Marvel, 2011, 1st, 9780785150466, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 248 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: When the Enchantment of the Cosmic Coals reveals that the universe is to be claimed by the World Beyond, Thor is left to save Asgard...

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Al Milgrom, John Buscema, Milgrom, Al, Buscema, John, Direct Market Edition limited to 689 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Marvel, 2009, 1st, 9780785137788, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Collects Mephisto vs. the Fantastic Four #1, Mephisto vs. X-Factor #2, Mephisto vs. the X-Men #3, Mephisto vs. the Avengers #4, originally...

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Sal Buscema, Comics' Fast & Furious Artist
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Jim Amash, Eric Nolen-Weathington, Sal Buscema, Amash, Eric Nolen-Weathington, Jim, Buscema, Sal, Fine, Raleigh, NC, TwoMorrows Publishing, 2010, 1st, 9781605490212, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, 18 color and over 150 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: In 1968, Sal Buscema joined the ranks of Marvel Comics and quickly became one of their most recognizable and dependable artists....

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Steve Englehart, Sal Buscema, Bob Brown, Englehart, Steve, Buscema, Bob Brown, Sal, Direct Market Edition limited to 1500 copies, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap (lower corners slightly bent in, otherwise Very Fine), New York, Marvel, 2007, 1st, 9780785127604, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 136 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Collects Avengers #115 - 118, Defenders #8 - 11, originally published in 1973. This is the Direct Market Edition with a variant dustjacket and...

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Jon B. Cooke, Eric Nolen-Weathington, John Byrne, Cooke, Eric Nolen-Weathington, Jon B., Byrne, John, Very Fine, Raleigh, NC, TwoMorrows Publishing, 2012, 978-1-893905-56-6, 1-893905-56-X, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, black & white with 8 color pages, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the death of Phoenix to the rebirth of Superman, John Byrne is one of the most influential comic book artists working in the business. On the X-Men, he...

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Chris Claremont, Ann Nocenti, Fabian Nicieza, John Byrne, John Bolton, Mark Bright, Claremont, Ann Nocenti, Fabian Nicieza, Chris, Byrne, John Bolton, Mark Bright, John, Direct Market Edition limited to 894 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Marvel, 2009, 1st, 9780785137696, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Collects X-Men #125 - 128, Classic X-Men #32 - 33, #36, originally published in 1979, 1989. This is the Direct Market Edition with a variant...

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Male Call (1945)
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Milton Caniff, Caniff, Milton, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (a few nicks to edges of bright, clean dustjacket), Simon & Schuster, New York, 1945, 3rd, 7.75 inches, 10 inches, 64 pages, 112 black & white strips, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

A beautiful copy of the original collection from 1945! The original dustjacket was tape re-enforced on the backside at some time, leading to some...

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Milton Caniff, Caniff, Milton, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Neshannock, PA, Hermes Press, 2011, 1st, 9781932563580, 8.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 144 pages, black & white with 4 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Miss Lace is back and she's with Hermes Press! Milton Caniff's famous good girl, created just for servicemen during WW II, known to...

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The Complete Steven Canyon, Vol. 1: 1947-1948
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Milton Caniff, Caniff, Milton, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2012, 1st, 9781613771259, 9 inches, 11.5 inches, 338 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Steve Canyon like you've never seen it before -- reproduced directly from Milton Caniff's personal set of syndicate proofs! For the...

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DC Showcase Presents: Bat Lash
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Sergio Aragones, Nick Cardy, Aragones, Sergio, Cardy, Nick, Very Fine, New York, DC Comics, 2009, 1st, 978-1401222956, 10 inches, 6.75 inches, 240 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. Clean crisp reproduction in black & white! This volume collects SHOWCASE 76, BATLASH 1-7, DC SPECIAL SERIES 16 and JONAH HEX 49, 51 and...

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Nick Cardy, Signed by the artist, VF, Cardy, Nick, Little Eva Ink, 2011, 1st, pictorial boards, English

Nick Cardy was with the 3rd Armored Division and kept a sketchbook from training in Florida, battle in Belgium and Germany, to post V-E Day duty in Paris....

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Nick Cardy: Wit-Lash
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Fine, Nick Cardy, Cardy, Nick, Hot Attack, 2012, 1st, 9781467504768, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Includes a DVD featuring a sit-down interview and sketch tutorial with Cardy, packaged with the book. From the publisher: "Renowned commercial...

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#438 of 600 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine/Very Fine, Nick Cardy, Cardy, Nick, Vanguard, 2001, 1st thus, 11.125 inches, 8.75 inches, 192 pages, 60 color and over 290 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This Deluxe Hardcover Edition is signed by Nick Cardy and includes a 16-Page Bonus Portfolio. From the publisher: Nick Cardy has been both a creative...

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Batman Planetary - Deluxe Edition
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Warren Ellis, John Cassiday, Ellis, Warren, Cassiday, John, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, DC Comics, 2011, 1st, 9781401231842, 11 inches, 7.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: Planetary, the archaeologists of the unknown, cross paths with Batman on the trail of a killer in this new, Deluxe Edition...

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Daredevil by Mark Waid, Vol. 2 - Hardcover 1st
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Mark Waid, Greg Rucka, Marco Checchetto, Chris Samnee, Khoi Pham, Michael Allred, Waid, Greg Rucka, Mark, Checchetto, Chris Samnee, Khoi Pham, Michael Allred, Marco, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Marvel Comics, 2014, 1st, 9780785184799, 11 inches, 7.5 inches, 296 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Daredevil and Spider-Man form a shaky alliance with not one, but two Punishers to obtain the invaluable Omega Drive - which contains...

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Essential Tomb of Dracula, Vol. 1
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Marv Wolfman, Gene Colan, Wolfman, Marv, Colan, Gene, Fine, New York, Marvel Comics, 2003, 1st, 9780785109204, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 560 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

This volume of the Essential Dracula contains Tomb of Dracula #1-25, Werewolf by Night #15, and Giant-size Chillers #1.

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Marv Wolfman, Gene Colan, Wolfman, Marv, Colan, Gene, Very Fine, New York, Marvel Comics, 2004, 1st, 9780785114611, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 592 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

This volume of the Essential Dracula contains Tomb of Dracula #26-49, Giant-size Dracula #2-5, and Dr. Strange #14. Written by MARV WOLFMAN, CHRIS...

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Tom Field, Gene Colan, Field, Tom, Colan, Gene, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, TwoMorrows, Raleigh, NC, 2005, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.7 inches, 192 pages, black & white, hardcover, boards, English

This Limited Hardcover Edition features 16 extra black-and-white pages and 8 extra color pages. Out of print in hardcover and paperback. From the...

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Arnold Drake, Steve Gerber, Gerry Conway, Roger Slifer, Len Wein, Chris Claremont, Scott Edelman, Gene Colan, Sal Buscema, Don Heck, Vince Colletta, Frank Giacoia, John Tartaglione, Drake, Steve Gerber, Gerry Conway, Roger Slifer, Len Wein, Chris Claremont, Scott Edelman, Arnold, Colan, Sal Buscema, Don Heck, Vince Colletta, Frank Giacoia, John Tartaglione, Gene, Direct Market Edition limited to 1056 copies, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap (spine ends very lightly bumped, corners slightly bent in, otherwise Very Fine), New York, Marvel, 2009, 1st, 9780785137870, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Collects Marvel Super-Heroes #18, Marvel Two-in-One #4 - 5, Giant-Size Defenders #5, Defenders #26 - 29, originally published in 1969,...

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Jack Cole, Cole, Jack, Fine, DC, New York, 2001, 1st, 10.2 inches, 6.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, English

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and illustrator Art Spiegelman joins forces with designer Chip Kidd to pay homage to the comic book hero Plastic Man and his...

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Plastic Man Archives, Volume 1
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Jack Cole, Cole, Jack, Fine/Fine, DC Comics, New York, 1998, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 224 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Reprints Plastic Man stories from Police Comics #1-20 (1941-43).

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