This is a first printing of the original 1983 first edition. Published simultaneously in softcover by Marvel Comics and hardcover by Dodd Mead.
Featuring 42 full-page black & white illustrations and 3 double-page illustrations by Wrightson in his best Franklin Booth inspired pen & ink style.
This paperback edition features two additional full-page illustrations of the monster (on the inside covers) which are missing from the original hardcover edition.
The reproduction in this original edition is far superior to the Miller reprint and superior to the Dark Horse reprint.