Golden & Silver Age (1938-1970)

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Neal Adams, Adams, Neal, Signed by the artist in silver ink on the black Free front endpaper, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, DC Comics, New York, 2009, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Signed by the artist in silver ink on the black Free front endpaper. From the publisher: At last, it's here -- the first of three hardcover volumes...

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Dennis O'Neil, Neal Adams, O'Neil, Dennis, Adams, Neal, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Near Fine slipcase (light shelfwear to the slipcase), DC Comics, New York, 2001, 1st, 10.75 inches, 7.2 inches, 354 pages, color, hardcover, leather, English

The complete saga in a deluxe printing. Printed on a good uncoated white paper stock that really shows off the artwork. Collects the Deadman stories from...

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Dennis O'Neil, Neal Adams, O'Neil, Dennis, Adams, Neal, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Fine slipcase, DC Comics, New York, 2000, 1st, 10.75 inches, 7.2 inches, 368 pages, color, hardcover, leather, English

The complete saga in a deluxe slipcased hardcover edition. Reprints Green Lantern 76-87 & 89 and the Flash 217-219 including all the covers. It was...

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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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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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The Metal Men Archives, Vol. 1
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Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Kanigher, Robert, Andru, Mike Esposito, Ross, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, DC Comics, New York, 2006, 978-1401207748, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 248 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Out of print. From the publisher: One of the most beloved (and unusual) band of heroes from DC's Silver Age makes its triumphant return in this...

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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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Craig Yoe, Carl Barks, Yoe, Craig, Barks, Carl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW Publishing, San Diego, CA, 2012, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 220 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Scanned from vintage comic books. From the publisher: Carl Barks tops the list of greatest comic book artists of many devoted fans...

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Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, 3 Very Fine volumes in Near Fine slipcase (mild wear to slipcase), Another Rainbow, Scottsdale, AZ, 1986, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 690 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

The Carl Barks Library is the ultimate archival collection of Carl Barks' justly famous duck stories. This is the second of two sets reprinting long...

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Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, 3 Very Fine volumes in Fine slipcase, Another Rainbow, Scottsdale, AZ, 1983, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 744 pages, black & white and color, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

The Carl Barks Library is the ultimate archival collection of Carl Barks' justly famous duck stories. Chronologically reprints the ten-pagers that...

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Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, 3 Very Fine volumes in Near Fine slipcase (light shelfwear to slipcase), Another Rainbow, Scottsdale, AZ, 1985, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 746 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

The Carl Barks Library is the ultimate archival collection of Carl Barks' justly famous duck stories. Chronologically reprints the ten-pagers that...

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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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Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, Very Good+ (mild wear to the corners, light spine wear, creases otherwise Fine), Celestial Arts, Berkeley, 1987, 1st trade edition, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 376 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

This trade edition was published in 1987 after a limited S&N edition published in 1981. This book features: Eleven classic Barks Scrooge...

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Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, Very Fine, Gladstone, Prescott, AZ, 1998, 1st, 11 inches, 8.4 inches, 192 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

One of seven rebound collections of Walt Disney comic albums published by Gladstone. Each discount-priced volume had 2-4 albums that were part of Gladstone...

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Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, Very Fine, Gladstone, Prescott, AZ, 1998, 1st, 11 inches, 8.4 inches, 200 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

One of seven rebound collections of Walt Disney comic albums published by Gladstone. Each discount-priced volume had 2-4 albums that were part of Gladstone...

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Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2015, 1st, 9781606998748, 10.25 inches, 7.5 inches, 228 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Of keen interest to Carl Barks fans, our lead-off story, "Trick or Treat," is the master cartoonist's adaptation of the Donald Duck...

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Carl Barks, Floyd Gottfredson, Barks, Floyd Gottfredson, Carl, Very Fine, Gladstone, Prescott, AZ, 1998, 1st, 11 inches, 8.4 inches, 200 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

One of seven rebound collections of Walt Disney comic albums published by Gladstone. Each discount-priced volume had 2-4 albums that were part of Gladstone...

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Carl Barks, Ken Hultgren, Barks, Ken Hultgren, Carl, Very Fine, Gladstone, Prescott, AZ, 1998, 1st, 11 inches, 8.4 inches, 192 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

One of seven rebound collections of Walt Disney comic albums published by Gladstone. Each discount-priced volume had 2-4 albums that were part of Gladstone...

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The Shazam! Archives, Vol. 1
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C.C. Beck, Beck, C.C., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, DC Comics, 1992, 1st, 9781563890536, 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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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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Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom Archives Vol. 2
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Paul S. Newman, Frank Bolle, Newman, Paul S., Bolle, Frank, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wrinkles to bottom edge of dustjacket), Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2005, 1st, 978-1-59307-327-5, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 200 pages, color, Hardcover, leather, English

When Physicist Doctor Phillip Solar's experimental nuclear power caused him to absorb a dangerous amount of atomic radiation, the scientist miraculously...

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Franklin Booth, Booth, Franklin, Very Good+ (light bump to the spine, corners rubbed, mild cover wear), Nostalgia Press, New York, 1976, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 71 pages, 60 full-page and 2 text illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

The Nostalgia Press reprint of the 1925 60 Drawings. Excellent reproduction of the very best works by this pen & ink artist from the golden age of...

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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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John Buscema, Buscema, John, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW/Editions Deesse/Casal Solleric, Palma, 2012, 1st thus, 11.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 328 pages, approximately 500 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Out of print and scarce in all editions. This is the IDW edition of the catalogue for the artist's comprehensive museum exhibition in Palma, Spain in...

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John Buscema, Buscema, John, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW/Editions Deesse/Casal Solleric, Palma, 2012, 2nd, 11.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 328 pages, approximately 500 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Out of print and scarce in all editions. This is the IDW edition of the catalogue for the artist's comprehensive museum exhibition in Palma, Spain in...

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John Buscema, Buscema, John, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (small nick to the fore edge of the rear board otherwise Fine, interior new and unread), IDW/Editions Deesse/Casal Solleric, Palma, 2012, 2nd, 11.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 328 pages, approximately 500 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Out of print and scarce in all editions . This is the IDW edition of the catalogue for the artist's comprehensive museum exhibition in Palma, Spain in...

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John Buscema, Buscema, John, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, in Fine box, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2021, 1st, 9781684058716, 17 inches, 12 inches, 192 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

In Stock Now! Buscema was a true "artist's artist," his stellar anatomy, coupled with dynamic storytelling, made him one of the most revered and...

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Signed by the author Emilio Soltero, Near Fine (light cover, very flat, tight, clean), Emilio Soltero, John Buscema, Soltero, Emilio, Buscema, John, Pearl Press, 2008, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 104 pages, over 300 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

This out-of-print book features over 300 previously unpublished sketches of super heroes, barbarians, wizards, warriors, maidens, and animals as rendered...

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Signed by the author Emilio Soltero, Very Fine, Emilio Soltero, John Buscema, Soltero, Emilio, Buscema, John, Pearl Press, 2008, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 104 pages, over 300 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

This out-of-print book features over 300 previously unpublished sketches of super heroes, barbarians, wizards, warriors, maidens, and animals as rendered...

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Signed by the author Emilio Soltero, Very Good+ (mild bends/creases, flat, tight, clean), Emilio Soltero, John Buscema, Soltero, Emilio, Buscema, John, Pearl Press, 2008, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 104 pages, over 300 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

This out-of-print book features over 300 previously unpublished sketches of super heroes, barbarians, wizards, warriors, maidens, and animals as rendered...

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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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Edmond-François Calvo, Calvo, Edmond-François, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 208 pages, over 180 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Now in stock! With two different covers available: Mice or Wolf. Take your pick!  This is the catalogue to the museum exhibition ("Calvo: un...


Victor Dancette, Edmond-Francois Calvo, Dancette, Victor, Calvo, Edmond-Francois, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (spine ends lightly bumped, minimal wear, very flat, tight, clean), Abi Melzer, France, 1984, 1st thus, 12.1 inches, 8.8 inches, 92 pages, 75 pages in color and 6 pages in black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The only English language edition of the classic bande dessinee La Bête est Morte. Long out of print. A technicolor graphic novel retelling the...

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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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Alberto Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Milton Caniff, Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Alberto, Caniff, Milton, Fine, Glamour International, Florence, 2001, 1st, 8.25 inches, 6.325 inches, 144 pages, over 100 black & white illustrations with 16 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

A profile of the legendary creator of Terry & the Pirates and Steve Canyon, with numerous illustrations from the span of Caniff's career, with a full...

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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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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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John Coates, Nick Cardy, Coates, John, Cardy, Nick, #254 of 1000 copies signed by Cardy, Fine, Atlanta, Coates Publishing, 1999, 1st thus, 096738480X, 10.875 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, 57 color and hundreds of black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Nick Cardy has been both a creative and dynamic cartoonist and illustrator for over 50 years. The artist's contributions to the comic book industry earned...

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Bob Haney, Nick Cardy, Bruno Premiani, Haney, Bob, Cardy, Bruno Premiani, Nick, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, DC, New York, 2003, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 216 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: The Silver Age Teen Titans Archives Vol. 1 reprints the earliest adventures of the world's greatest team of teenaged super-hero...

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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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Gene Colan, Colan, Gene, #61 of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Near Fine (light shelfwear, light thumbdent to back cover, very flat, tight, clean), Morris Publishing, Kearney, NE, 1996, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 36 pages, 36 black & white illustrations, most full-page, softcover, wraps, English

This first printing was limited to 500 numbered copies signed by the artist. This is #61. An interview, essays by Stan Lee and Roy Thomas, a checklist,...

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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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Art Spiegelman, Chip Kidd, Jack Cole, Spiegelman, Chip Kidd, Art, Cole, Jack, Near Fine (spine sunned, light wear), Chronicle, San Francisco, 2001, 1st, 10.2 inches, 6.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and illustrator Art Spiegelman joins forces with designer Chip Kidd to pay homage to...

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