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  • Issue #4
    Showcase (1956-1978) 4
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($938.97) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1277793007

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino and Bob Kanigher (cover design), inks by Joe Kubert. Origin and first appearance of Barry Allen, the Silver Age Flash in "Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Kubert; By a freak accident involving lab chemicals and lightning, Barry Allen becomes the fastest man alive and originates a costume based on the comic adventures of the Flash from the 1940's; And it's a good thing too: for he must now face the Turtle Man, termed "The Slowest Man Alive." This is the first DC Silver Age super-hero, and this issue begins the Silver Age of comics. "Fastest Creatures on Earth!" article about animals. "The Man Who Broke the Time Barrier!", script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Kubert; The criminal Mazdan was tried for his crimes and sentenced to be sent to a future time period where he could harm nobody but was accidentally sent backwards to the 20th century, where he is captured by the Flash. "100-Yard Dash" article. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Showcase 93 (1993) 4
    Published Apr 1993 by DC.

    Catwoman takes on Bracuda for his painting in "Sorrow Street Part IV: Block Party." Robin appearance. Script by Doug Moench, art by Ed Hannigan & Fred Fredericks. Plus: Blue Devil in "A World to Conquer (But I Wouldn't Want to Live There)" by Gary Cohn, Dan Mishkin, Pete Moriarty & Dan Davis; Geo-Force in "The Haunting of Castle Markov" by Mike W. Barr, Bryan Hitch & John Beatty. Cover by Michael Golden. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #4
    Showcase 94 (1994) 4
    Published Apr 1994 by DC.

    The tension between the displaced Arkham Asylum inmates and the convicts of Blackgate Prison reaches the boiling point, so Two-Face, the Scarecrow, the Riddler, the Mad Hatter, Poison Ivy and the others seize the opportunity to get the upper a softball game? "Madmen Across the Water" is written by Alan Grant, with art by Tim Sale and Jimmy Palmiotti. "Banzai, Good Buddy!" concludes the 2-part adventure of New Blood hero Razorsharp and the Psyba-Rats, as Razorsharp's powers take a new and horrifying turn. Written by Chuck Dixon, with art by Howard Porter and Mark Stegbauer. In the conclusion of "Caged City," Blue Beetle must survive a deadly dogfight with airships developed from his own technology. Written by Brian Augustyn, with art by Patrick Rolo and Dick Giordano. Cover by Kyle Baker. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #4
    Walt Disney Showcase (1970 Gold Key) 4

    Walt Disney Showcase #4 (Gold Key) features Mickey's dog, Pluto, in "An Elephant's Best Friend is his Dog," a tale about bullies, honesty, and friendship. Also included are two others stories with Mickey's mischievous mutt. Mickey Mouse guest-stars. 32 Pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #4B
    Walt Disney Showcase (2018 IDW) 4B

    Written by Augusto Macchetto and Giorgio Salati. Art by Massimo De Vita and Stefano Intini. Cover by Corrado Mastantuono. 'A Pocket in Time!' Goofy's daredevil cousin Arizona Goof is back-but can he crack the secret of future-man Eega Beeva's technology? Plus: another outrageous installment of Goofy Online! 40 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #4
    2000 AD Monthly/Presents/Showcase (1986 2nd Series) 4

    Brett Ewins cover; Anderson PSI Division part four; John Wagner & Alan Grant script; Brett Ewins & Cliff Robinson art; Tom Frame letters; Janet Landau color; Judge Death, Judge Fire, Judge Mortis, Judge Fear app; Skizz part four; Alan Moore script; Jim Baikie art; Tony Jacob letters; Janet Landau color; Abelard Snazz in "Final Solution"; Alan Moore script; Steve Dillon art; Johnny Aldrich letters; Janet Landau color; Chrono-Cops; Alan Moore script; Dave Gibbons art & letters; Janet Landau color; Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #4
    Showcase 95 (1995) 4
    Published Apr 1995 by DC.

    Cover art by Jackson Guice. Living on the Edge starring Thorn, script by Roger Stern, pencils by Howard Simpson, inks by Mark Stegbauer; The Thorn breaks into police headquarters to see if she can learn more information about The 100. Power Lunch starring Green Arrow, script by Chuck Dixon, pencils by Chris Renaud, inks by Ray McCarthy; Connor and Eddie continue the hunt for Oliver Queen. Fear No Man starring Catwoman, script by Deborah Pomerantz, pencils by Jim Balent, inks by Terry Austin; Catwoman steals a valuable microfilm. 52 pgs. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4
    Showcase 96 (1996) 4
    Published Apr 1996 by DC.

    Cover by Lee Weeks. Written by Brian Augustyn, James Robinson and Jim Higgins. Art by Scot Eaton & Prentis Rollins, Matt Smith and Christian Alamy. When Firebrand comes to Metropolis, he's drawn into battle against one of the city's oldest defenders, Guardian of the Cadmus Project, in "The Devil's Own"! Plus, a meeting in the past between the Golden Age Shade and the original Doctor Fate has dire consequences in the present day in "Day & Night, Night & Bright: Part 1"! And Jason Blood has begun to sleepwalk, and must learn if his nights are being manipulated by The Demon Etrigan...or some other demon in "Street of Dreams"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4
    New Talent Showcase (1984) 4

    Cover pencils by Steve Lightle, Stan Woch, June Brigman, and Shawn McManus, inks by Gary Martin. Profiles of Steven Lightle, Gary Martin, Mike Tiefenbacher, Karl Kesel, Steve Ringgenberg, June Brigman, Shawn McManus, Ashley Tillman, Marc Alexander, Rich Margopoulos, and Stan Woch, intro by Karen Berger. Ekko, Part One, script by Rich Margopoulos, pencils by Steve Lightle, inks by Gary Martin. Bobcat, script by Mike Tiefenbacher, pencils by Stan Woch, inks by Karl Kesel. Who is the Feral Man?, script by Steve Ringgenberg, pencils by June Brigman, inks by Rick Magyar. Full Circle, script by Ashley Tillman, pencils by Shawn McManus, inks by Mark Alexander. $0.75. 36 pgs. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #4
    DC Silver Age Classics Showcase (1992) 4

    For 37 years, DC comics have been printed at World Color Press in Sparta, Illinois. Now that era comes to an end as DC switches to new printing processes...but DC's not forgetting that part of its long history. DC presents the DC SILVER AGE CLASSICS, the last books printed on these presses. To commemorate the end of this era in comics publishing, ten classic comic books that were originally printed at World Color Press are being printed there again. The DC SILVER AGE CLASSICS have been selected for their importance to the history of the field and to the continuing heritage of DC Comics. THIS ISSUE: This is the comic book that really got the Silver Age rolling: the revival and revitalization of the Flash! In addition to its importance as the breakthrough comic of the 1950s, Showcase (1956-1978) #4 is also one of the decade's most valuable comics. "Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!" and "The Man Who Broke the Time Barrier!" were written by Robert Kanigher and John Broome, and feature art (on both tales) by Carmine Infantino and Joe Kubert. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Showcase Presents Justice League of America TPB (2005-2013 DC) 4-1ST

    Volume 4 - 1st printing. Collects Justice League of America (1960-1987 1st Series) #61-83. Written by Gardner Fox and Dennis O'Neil. Art by Mike Sekowsky, Dick Dillin, Sid Greene, George Roussos and Joe Giella. Cover by Neal Adams. The JLA continues the good fight against evil! These epic tales feature the JLA debuts of the Red Tornado and Black Canary, plus the annual adventure with the Justice Society of America! Softcover, 544 pages, B&W. Cover price $16.99.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Showcase Presents World's Finest TPB (2007-2012 DC) 4-1ST

    Volume 4 - 1st printing. Collects stories from World's Finest (1941-1986) #174-178, 180-187, 189-196, and 198-202. Written by Cary Bates. Art by Neal Adams. Cover by Curt Swan and Neal Adams. The Caped Crusader and the Man of Steel team-up to take on the Superman-Batman Revenge Squads, the Galactic Gamblers, and more in these classic tales from the pages of World's Finest! Softcover, 520 pages, B&W. Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Showcase Presents Flash TPB (2007-2012 DC) 4-1ST

    Volume 4 - 1st printing. Collects Flash (1959-1985 1st Series DC) #162-184. Written by John Broome, Gardner Fox and Robert Kanigher. Art by Carmine Infantino, Joe Giella, Frank Giacoia and Murphy Anderson. Cover by Ross Andru. The Flash faces Heatwave, Gorilla Grodd and Captain Cold, and meets Green Lantern, Superman and the Golden Age Flash! Softcover, 528 pages, B&W. Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #4
    Comic Art Showcase (1975) 4

    Comic Art Showcase is an Illustrated Catalog of original comic art that was for sale in 1975. Front cover by Boris Vallejo. Back Cover by Jeff Jones. Saddle Stitched, 8 1/2-in x 11-in, 40 Pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4
    Comic Art Showcase (1980) 4

    Comic Art Showcase (1980) is published by Quality Comic Art Productions. This issue contains reprints of Alex Raymonds comic strip "Rip Kirby." 60 pages, black and white cover with black and white illustrations, 8.25-in x 10.75-in. Cover price $3.95.