Smithsonian Collection of COMIC BOOKS Superman Batman DC Spirit Wood Kurtzman Marvel Wolverton Little Lulu Barks Disney Pogo Still Sealed
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Hardcover, ISBN 0810906961
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press, New York, 1981
Harry N Abrams Inc,
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
The genesis of the "comic" - whose 7" x 10" format is adopted for this book so that it can truly be representative examples of these classics, all in color- All of the stories in this volume have been reproduced from their first comic-book printings. From the very first instalments of Superman and of Batman. Also featured are Captain Marvel, Donald Duck and others. The Creators profiled, artwork analysed.
Hardcover, MINT CONDITION. "Our volume is intended to be not so much a survey or a sampler as a statement about the comic book at its best."
Featuring Scribbly, Sheldon Mayer, Plastic Man, Jack Cole, Captain Marvel, C. C. Beck, Basil Wolverton, George Carlson, Little Lulu, John Stanley, Donald Duck, Carl Barks, Walt Disney, Pogo, Walt Kelly, The Spirit, Will Eisner, E.C. Comics, Mad, Wally Wood and so much more.
Large & Heavy Hardcover Book still sealed in Original Shrinkwrap. Tight, Clean, Unread
Condition is very nice in MINT. As is the Dust Jacket. Tight, solid and square looking copy. Please refer to scanned image.
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