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EC Archives: Vault Of Horror, Vol. 1
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Al Feldstein, Feldstein, Al, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2018, 1st thus, 978-1616559946, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 200 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The terrifying opening of the Vault of Horror! This ghastly grimoire collects issues #12-#17 of the classic horror series, including unforgettable stories...

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Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, Lee, Stan, Ditko, Steve, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marvel, New York, 1988, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 232 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette

This is the original edition/first printing from 1988.

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Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Lee, Stan, Kirby, Jack, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marvel, New York, 1989, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 150 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

This is the original edition/first printing from 1989.

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David Roach, Roach, David, Near Fine (light bump to spine ends, mild wear to the stiff oversize wraps, interior is Fine and unread), London, Prion, 2007, 1st, 978-1853756337, 10.7 inches, 8 inches, 400 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, English

500 cover paintings for British war comics, reproduced from the original artwork. The book design emphasizes the visceral impact of the cover art: gunfire,...

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David Roach, Roach, David, Near Fine (light bump to spine end, mild wear to the stiff oversize wraps, interior is Fine and unread), London, Prion, 2008, 1st, 978-1853756627, 10.7 inches, 8 inches, 400 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, English

Over 400 cover paintings for British war comics, reproduced from the original artwork. The book design emphasizes the visceral impact of the cover art:...

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4 Near Fine volumes (green spines faded to blue, light shelf wear, otherwise tight, bright, and clean) in Near Fine slipcase (edge faded, light shelfwear), Russ Cochran, West Plains, MO, 1988, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 722 pages, black & white with 21 pages in color, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

One of a box set of hard cover deluxe slipcased volumes reprinting the complete EC comics reproduced from the original artwork. The stories are printed in...

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4 Near Fine volumes (spines sunned to various degrees) in Very Good slipcase (moderate shelf wear, nicks and scratches to top of slipcase), Russ Cochran, West Plains, MO, 1986-7, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 782 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

The optimal collection of Harvey Kurtzman's Mad, featuring artists Jack Davis, Will Elder, and Wally Wood. Reprints the comic-book issues of Mad, no. 1...

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2 Near Fine volumes (mild fading to red spines) in Near Fine slipcase (mild shelf wear), Russ Cochran, West Plains, MO, 1984, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 412 pages, black & white with 12 pages in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

One of a boxed set of hard cover deluxe slipcased volumes reprinting the complete EC comics reproduced from the original artwork. The stories are printed in...

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4 Near Fine volumes (slight foxing on top edge, otherwise sharp, tight, Fine) in Near Fine slipcase (light shelf wear), Russ Cochran, West Plains, MO, 1980, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 756 pages, black & white with 22 pages in color, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

Great reading at a bargain price. One of a box set of hard cover deluxe slip cased volumes reprinting the complete EC comics reproduced from the...

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Chip Kidd, Kidd, Chip, Fine lacking dustjacket, New York, Pantheon, 2008, 1st, 9780375425455, 11 inches, 8.8 inches, 384 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

The two hottest genres in comics gleefully collide head-on, as the most beloved American superhero gets the coolest Japanese manga makeover ever. In...

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Bill Morrison, Dan DeCarlo, Morrison, Bill, DeCarlo, Dan, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2006, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 208 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Long out of print. The first career retrospective of the great Archie comics artist: a fitting tribute to the life and art of one of the world's...

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Dick Briefer's Frankenstein
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Craig Yoe, Dick Briefer, Yoe, Craig, Briefer, Dick, Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW Books, San Diego, 2010, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

The first volume in Yoe Book's thrilling new series, 'The Chilling Archives of Horror,' fittingly features the first and foremost maniacal monster of all...

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Patrick Weber, Weber, Patrick, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Grenoble, Glenat, 2014, 1st, 978-2344004753, 13 inches, 9.7 inches, 160 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Journal de Mickey is a bestselling French children's weekly that is now in its eighth decade. This is a pictorial history of the magazine from its beginning...

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Wallace Wood, Wood, Wallace, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2015, 1st, 978-1-60699-815-1, 12.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 304 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Who was Wallace Wood? The maddest artist of Mad magazine? The man behind Marvel's Daredevil? The self-publishing pioneer of Witzend?...

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Wallace Wood, Wood, Wallace, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2017, 1st, 978-1-68396-068-3, 12.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 272 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Who was WALLACE WOOD? The maddest artist of Mad magazine? The man who saved Marvel's Daredevil? The self-publishing pioneer of...

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Walt Kelly, Kelly, Walt, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Hermes Press, Neshannock, PA, 2014, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.8 inches, 304 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Walt Kelly's Pogo, acknowledged as one of the most important and influential comic strips of all time, first appeared not in...

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Walt Kelly, Kelly, Walt, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (lower corners very lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine), Hermes Press, Neshannock, PA, 2014, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.8 inches, 240 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Walt Kelly's Pogo, acknowledged as one of the most important and influential comic strips of all time, first appeared not in...

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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

Out of print in both regular and deluxe editions. This deluxe edition is limited to 600 copies with a special, limited edition bookplate signed by Jack...

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Torchy
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Bill Ward, Ward, Bill, Near Fine (light spotting to edges and covers, flat, tight), Wheeling, WV, Innovation, 1991, 1st, 1565210050, 10 inches, 6.75 inches, 96 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Reprints 13 Golden Age stories featuring Bill Ward's classic "good girl" character, Torchy! Cover by Olivia De Bernardinis.


Russ Heath, Heath, Russ, Very Fine, San Diego, IDW, 2012, 1st American, 9781613772928, 13 inches, 9.75 inches, 320 pages, over 1200 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Spanish English

Now out of print , the American edition of the impressive catalogue for the artist's comprehensive museum exhibition in Palma, Spain. Following in the...

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Fine in Near Fine slipcase (light shelf wear), West Plains, MO, Russ Cochran/Gemstone, 2006, 1st, 9781888472219, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 804 pages, black & white with 29 pages in color, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

Four hardcover volumes in a slipcase: Terror Illustrated, Shock Illustrated, Confessions Illustrated, and Crime Illustrated. Seldom seen and highly...

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Political Wind-Ups (1962)
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Near Fine (mild rubbing to corners, very flat, tight, clean, the covers retain a nice gloss), Alexander A. Roman, Mort Drucker, Roman, Alexander A., Drucker, Mort, Kanrom, 1962, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

This publisher released bestselling The JFK Coloring Book in 1962 and quickly followed it up with this book the same year. 41 full-page cartoons by Mort...

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Alex Toth, Toth, Alex, Very Fine, Pure Imagination, New York, 2007, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 160 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

24 comic book stories from 1948-1952. 6 romance, 7 war, 5 sci-fi, and 4 horror/suspense stories. Includes "My Stolen Kisses" from "Best Romances"; "Be Mine...

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David Duncan with Mort Drucker, Mort Drucker, Duncan with Mort Drucker, David, Drucker, Mort, Very Good+ (moderate rubbing to corners, spine sunned, otherwise flat, tight, clean), Redford, MI, Stabur, 1988, 1st, 094161302X, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, 19 color and 91 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

The first career retrospective of this illustrator-caricaturist best known for his Mad magazine film/TV satires and his covers for Time and TV Guide. It is...


Hey Look! (Near Fine)
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Harvey Kurtzman, Kurtzman, Harvey, Near Fine (light thumbdent to back cover otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Princeton, WI, Kitchen Sink, 1992, 1st, 0-87816-152-X, 9 inches, 6 inches, 198 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

The first and only collection of Harvey Kurtzman's early humorous comic book fillers produced between 1946 and 1952. Reprints all 150 Hey Look!...

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Michael Tierney, Tierney, Michael, Very Fine, issued without dustjackets, in Very Fine slipcase, Chenault & Gray Publishing, Little Rock, AR, 2018, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 1224 pages, 5000 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

This is the Leatherbound Collector's Edition. About 150 were made for the Kickstarter backers, plus a small overrun; it is now completely sold out...

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Wally Wood: Torrid Romance
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Wally Wood, Wood, Wally, Near Fine (light bumps to corners), Vanguard Publishing, Miami, FL, 2014, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 200 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Torrid Romance is a great, kitschy collection of early romance comics by a legendary comicbook creator. Vanguard's Wally Wood Classic...

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Alex Schomburg, Schomburg, Alex, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Vanguard Publishing, Miami, FL, 2005, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, 111 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Thrilling, Wonder, Captain America, America's Best, Marvel, Exciting, Startling: Alex Schomburg produced the most dazzling array of...

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Harvey Kurtzman, Will Elder, Kurtzman, Will Elder, Harvey, Vol. 1 is Very Fine. Vol. 2 is Near Fine (very light wear to upper rear corner, faint thumbdent to back cover, otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Dark Horse, Milwaukie, OR, 2000, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 464 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

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

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Two-Fisted Tales Vol. 2
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Wallace Wood, Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Davis, John Severin et. al., Wood, Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Davis, John Severin et. al., Wallace, Near Fine (tail of spine and top corner slightly bumped, otherwise Fine), Russ Cochran, West Plains, MO, 1980, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 216 pages, black & white comics with color covers, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

The second volume of the Complete EC Library's Two-Fisted Tales set. Reprints issues #24-29 (Nov. 1951 - Sept. 1952) in crisp black & white from the...

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Daniel Herman, Gil Kane, Herman, Daniel, Kane, Gil, One of 300 numbered copies signed by the author Daniel Herman, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Hermes, Neshannock, PA, 2002, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 200 pages, over 200 black & white illustrations with 16 pages in color, Hardcover, cloth, English

This companion volume to the best-selling Gil Kane: The Art of Comics features over 100 pieces of original artwork, 300 illustrations, and numerous...

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Pierre Comtois, Comtois, Pierre, Near Fine (corner of front cover curled, otherwise Fine), Raleigh, NC, TwoMorrows, 2009, 1st, 9781605490168, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 224 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: After being relegated to the realm of children's literature for the first 25 years of its history, the comic book industry...

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The Spirit Archives, Vol. 13
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Will Eisner, Eisner, Will, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very slight bump to upper rear corner), DC Comics, New York, 2004, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 204 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

A pristine Mint copy and out of pr int . Reprints 26 stories from July 7 to December 29 1946. Included in this volume is the introduction of...

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The Art of Al Williamson
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James Van Hise, Al Williamson, Van Hise, James, Williamson, Al, Near Fine (only light cover wear, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), San Diego, CA, Blue Dolphin, 1983, 1st, 0943128048, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

Interview, checklist & lots of art by Al Williamson. Introduction by William Stout. Out of print.

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Greg Theakston, Jack Kirby, Theakston, Greg, Kirby, Jack, Very Fine, Pure Imagination, New York, 2001, 2nd, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 192 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

The Clean, crisp reproductions of Jack Kirby and Joe Simon's postwar comics work for Hillman. Many dynamic crime stories along with some humor and adventure...

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Two-Fisted Tales Vol. 1
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Wallace Wood, Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Davis, John Severin, Alex Toth et. al., Wood, Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Davis, John Severin, Alex Toth et. al., Wallace, Tail of spine lightly bumped, otherwise Fine, Russ Cochran, West Plains, MO, 1980, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 216 pages, black & white comics with color covers, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

The first volume of the Complete EC Library's Two-Fisted Tales set. Reprints issues #18-23 (Nov. 1950 - Oct. 1951) in crisp black & white from the...

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Plastic Man Archives, Vol. 2 - First Printing
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Jack Cole, Cole, Jack, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, DC Comics, New York, 2000, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 224 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Reprints Plastic Man stories from Plastic Man #1 and Police Comics #21-30 (1943-44).

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Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson, Dick Sprang, Win Mortimer, Kane, Jerry Robinson, Dick Sprang, Win Mortimer, Bob, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, DC Comics, New York, 2004, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 228 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Batman and Robin are perhaps the most famous super-hero team in comics history. Relive some of the Dynamic Duo's classic first adventures in this 240 page...

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Very Fine, Twomorrows, Raleigh, NC, 2004, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 160 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

This out of print collection reprints the sold out issues #10-12 plus 30 pieces of Kirby art never before published!

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Batman Collected
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Chip Kidd, Kidd, Chip, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (spine slightly sunned), Boston, Little, Brown/Bullfinch Press, 1996, 1st, 9780821223000, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 276 pages, over 490 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Book designer Chip Kidd's loving tribute to Batman memorabilia through the ages. Abetted by Geoff Spear's exquisite photographs. The Chris...

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Mike Esposito, Dan Best, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Esposito, Dan Best, Mike, Andru, Mike Esposito, Ross, Near Fine (lower front corner bent, with diminishing bend to first 49 pages, otherwise 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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Grant Geissman, Geissman, Grant, Very Fine, New York, HarperDesign, 2005, 1st, 978-0060746988, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 272 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

A pristine copy of this great and lively EC reference book by EC authority Grant Geissman. From the publisher: Legendary publisher Bill Gaines is...

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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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The Shazam! Archives, Vol. 4 - First Printing
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C.C. Beck, Mac Raboy, Beck, Mac Raboy, C.C., Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, DC Comics, New York, 2003, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 196 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Art by C.C. Beck and Mac Raboy. From the publisher: A stunning new hardcover archive collecting the classic CAPTAIN MARVEL ADVENTURES #4 and #5,...

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Very Fine, Raleigh, NC, Twomorrows, 2006, 1st, 978-1-893905-02-3, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Reprints JKC #13, 14 & 15 plus 30 pieces of Kirby art never before published! New cover design, but same content as previous...

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Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (purple topedge of dustjacket faded), New York, DC Comics, 2004, 1st, 978-1401201555, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 224 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: The first batch of the Sandman's adventures are chronicled in this volume reprinting stories from ADVENTURE COMICS #40-57, NEW YORK...

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Jerry Siegel, Joe Schuster, Siegel, Jerry, Schuster, Joe, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, DC Comics, New York, 2004, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 240 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From Booklist: Some of the Man of Steel's earliest exploits are in this lavish, pricey hardcover. Taken from the long-running World's Finest Comics, they...

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Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (topedge of orange dustjacket spine slightly faded), DC Comics, New York, 2005, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 216 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: Collecting LEADING COMICS #1-4, featuring the adventures of The Seven Soldiers of Victory: The Crimson Avenger, Green Arrow, the...

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