The Boy Commandos by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby, Vol. 1

Product Code: 55081
The Boy Commandos by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby, Vol. 1
The Boy Commandos by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby, Vol. 1

The Boy Commandos by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby, Vol. 1

Product Code: 55081
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In my opinion, the best archival edition of this material because of the paper stock: it looks like the comic book. Archival collections are typically printed on a whiter coated stock than the original comics and the coloring is not adjusted to compensate for that, so the colors are too bright and too garish. The colors here are muted and the overall reproduction looks closest to the original comic books. And that is what I want whether I'm indulging in nostalgia or coming to the work for the very first time.

From the publisher:

One of the most popular of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby's "kid gang" comics, the Boy Commandos were an international team of kids dedicated to fighting the "Ratzis." Includes stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #64-73, WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #8-9 and BOY COMMANDOS #1-2.

Introduction by Paul Buhle

Written, Pencilled, and Inked by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby

This came from the collection of Steve Sherman, a writer,artist, puppet-maker, puppet-performer, and avid collector. Steve worked as Jack Kirby's assistant, at Filmation, and Sid and Marty Krofft, before forming his own company Puppet Studio in 1984 contributing to "Pee-Wee's Playhouse", "Men in Black 1 & 2", "Mighty Joe Young", "Muppets" and numerous other TV series and feature films.

Kirby, Jack
Simon, Joe

Condition & Attributes

Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket

Publishing Information

New York
DC Comics
2010
1st

Physical Description

10.5 inches
7.25 inches
256 pages
color
Hardcover
pictorial boards
English

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