Great reading at a bargain price.
This set is from the second edition.
One of a box set of hard cover deluxe slip cased volumes reprinting the complete EC comics reproduced from the original artwork. The stories are printed in stunningly detailed black & white with the covers in full color. The books are smyth sewn and deluxe bound to last a lifetime of re-reading.
This long out-of-print set includes all 22 issues of Weird Science (1950-1953) reprinted in 4 volumes. 23 covers in color. Plus notes and comments by EC scholars.
Early cover illustrations were by Al Feldstein. Wallace Wood, the title's leading artist, took over as regular cover illustrator in 1952. For a period of time in 1952, Wood drew two stories per issue. The other Weird Science interior artists were Feldstein, Frank Frazetta, Al Williamson, Joe Orlando, George Evans, Harvey Kurtzman, George Roussos, Harrison, Will Elder, Jack Kamen, Sid Check and George Olesen. Writers in the early issues included Feldstein, Gaines, Kurtzman, Harrison and Gardner Fox. Gaines and Feldstein wrote nearly all stories from 1951 to 1953.