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75 Years of DC Comics HC (2010 Taschen) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    75 Years of DC Comics HC (2010 Taschen) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Paul Levitz.

    In 1935, DC Comics founder Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson published New Fun #1, the first comic book with all-new, all-original comic material.

    What began as disposable media for children was soon on its way to becoming the mythology of our time, the 20th century's answer to Atlas or Zorro. Over 40,000 comic books later, in honor of the publisher's 75th-anniversary, Taschen has produced the single most comprehensive book on DC Comics in an edition even Superman might have trouble lifting. Over 2,000 images are reproduced to bring the storylines, the characters, and their creators to vibrant life as they've never been seen before.

    Telling the tales behind the tomes is 35-year DC veteran Paul Levitz, whose in-depth essays trace the company's history, from its pulp origins through to the future of digital publishing.

    Hardcover, 11 1/2-in. x 16-in., 720 pages, full color.

    CAUTION!!!!Be very careful when opening the carrying case. Recommended Opening Procedure:1)It is to be opened by gently pulling the tab by the handle on the Superman side of the case (located on the right-hand side). 2)Gently press your finger into it and slowly pull out to release the top flap. 3) Then, gently slide your fingers in from the sides and slowly pull the top flap up.4) Do NOT attempt to open with the tabs at the top and bottom (by the Taschen and 75 Years of...). 5)Use caution and patience when trying to open the case or tearing may occur.

    NOTE: Lone Star Comics will NOT accept returns due to damage that may occur when opening this item.

    Cover price $200.00.