DC Archive Editions Challengers of the Unknown HC (2003 DC) comic books 2003-2005
Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Showcase (1956-1978) #6-7 and 11-12, and Challengers of the Unknown (1958-1978 DC 1st Series) #1-2. Written by JACK KIRBY and DAVE WOOD. Art by JACK KIRBY, ROZ KIRBY, MARVIN STEIN, BRUNO PREMIANI, and GEORGE KLEIN. Cover by JACK KIRBY. Four years before Jack Kirby and Stan Lee created Marvel's Fantastic Four, there was another adventurous foursome co-created by Kirby that set fourth to challenge the unknown. Now witness those early adventures again in a specially priced hardcover volume collecting stories that were originally published in 1957-1958. Hardcover, 168 pages, full color. Cover price $39.99.
Volume 2 - 1st printing. Collects Challengers of the Unknown (1958-1978 DC 1st Series) #3-8. Written by JACK KIRBY, ED HERRON, and DAVE WOOD. Art by JACK KIRBY, WALLY WOOD, and MARVIN STEIN. Cover by KIRBY and WOOD. A second thrilling Archive Edition featuring the adventures of the Challengers of the Unknown, with art by Jack Kirby & Wally Wood! This volume is highlighted by a host of '50s science- fiction oddities, including a mysterious "star stone" that bestows super-powers, a space circus, monsters from space, a planet populated by robots, and more! Plus, an introduction by John Morrow, editor/publisher of The Kirby Collector. Hardcover, 168, pages, full oclor. Cover price $39.95.