Pre-Code Classics: The Thing HC (2014 PS Artbooks) comic books
Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Thing! (1952-1954) #1-9. Written by Lawrence Watt-Evans. Art by Dick Giordano. The Thing! began in 1952 and lasted seventeen issues, featuring the Thing (never seen clearly) as a narrator. Although there was an obvious E.C. influence, the stories got wilder than anything the tightly-controlled E.C. crew ever produced, and features early work by a pre-Spider-Man Steve Ditko. Hardcover, 356 pages, full color. Cover price $47.99.