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Pre-Code Classics: Hand of Fate HC (2018 PS Artbooks) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "December 1951 to August 1952!" Collects Hand of Fate (1951-1954 Ace) #8-12.

    The creatives line-up from this veritable sleeper from the Ace magazine stable includes Ken Rice, Lou Cameron, Jim McLaughlin, Maurice Gutwirth, George Appel, Mike Sekowsky, Louis Zansky, Bill Molno, and Chic Stone. A five-comic quintet that'll fool you every which way you turn!

    Hardcover, 184 pages, full color.

    Cover price $44.99.

  • Issue #2-1ST
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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "October 1952 to April 1953!" Collects Hand of Fate (1951-1954 Ace) #13-17.

    More pulp style pre-Code yarns from 1952/3 freshly available again having been re-released from Ace's The Hand of Fate by those sick puppies at PS. Lurid artwork and stories featuring stolen pagan religious relics, mysterious cults and all manner of threat and comeuppance taking place in all the odd corners of the world you could imagine! Artists include Lin Streeter, Ken Rice, Louis Zansky Jim McLaughlin, Ace Baker, Bill Molno, Frank Giusto, and Dick Beck.

    Hardcover, 184 pages, full color.

    Cover price $44.99.

  • Issue #3-1ST
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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "June 1953 to March 1954!" Collects Hand of Fate (1951-1954 Ace) #18-22.

    Maybe a little wild and certainly a whole heap wacky, here comes PS's third volume of Pulp style stories from this Ace title choc-full of stolen pagan religious relics and mysterious cults in odd corners of the world plus, of course, the inevitable shuffling cadavers, vampires, ghouls and all manner of similar undead, half-dead or just down with a bad headache monster-types.

    Five gorey, grungey issues with enough four-color wizardry delivered from the likes of Chic Stone, Sy Grudko, Bill Molno, Ken Rice, Lou Cameron, Jim McLaughlin, Louis Zansky, and Ace Baker.

    Hardcover, 184 pages, full color.

    Cover price $44.99.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Pre-Code Classics: Hand of Fate HC (2018 PS Artbooks) 4-1ST
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    Volume 4 - 1st printing. "June 1954 to December 1954!" Collects Hand of Fate (1951-1954 Ace) #23-25 and Challenge of the Unknown (1950) #6.

    Ace were turning out class acts of four-colour nastiness for several years and the fourth volume of Hand of Fate goes one step further with a bonus 1950 title in the shape of issue 1 of Challenge of the Unknown. And funksters, that's quite a shape! Artists include Lou Cameron, Sy Grudko, Richard Case, Jim McLaughlin, Ken Rice, Louis Zansky,Lin Streeter, Larry Woromay and Warren Kremer.

    Hardcover, 184 pages, full color.

    Cover price $44.99.