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  • THE LAST DAYS OF KRYPTON. by Anderson, Kevin J.
    Anderson, Kevin J.
    THE LAST DAYS OF KRYPTON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2007) dj. Hardcover first edition - The epic story of the destruction of the planet Krypton - "an explosive event that sent Superman and his legacy to earth. [This] tells of the marriage of Superman's parents, their struggle to save their planet, and the menace of General Zod, future arch-enemy of Superman." Foreword by Marv Wolfman, cast of characters. xiii, 412 pp. ISBN: 978-0061340741.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78352
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  • THE LAST DAYS OF KRYPTON. by Anderson, Kevin J.
    Anderson, Kevin J.
    THE LAST DAYS OF KRYPTON.

    Edition: Advance excerpt (a slim trade paperback )

    New York: Harper Collins, (2007). First edition - A promotional advance excerpt issued for this novel, the epic story of the destruction of the planet Krypton. 14 pp. plus 2 pp ads. ISBN: .

    Condition: Fine in illustrated stapled wrappers.

    Book ID: 78855
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  • Jones, Gerald.
    MEN OF TOMORROW: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Basic Books, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A fascinating book: "This history of the birth of superhero comics highlights three pivotal figures. The story begins early in the last century, on the Lower East Side, where Harry Donenfeld rises from the streets to become the king of the 'smooshes'-soft-core magazines with titles like French Humor and Hot Tales. Later, two high school friends in Cleveland, Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel, become avid fans of 'scientifiction,' the new kind of literature promoted by their favorite pulp magazines. The disparate worlds of the wise guy and the geeks collide in 1938, and the result is Action Comics #1, the debut of Superman. For Donenfeld, the comics were…

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    New York: Basic Books, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A fascinating book: "This history of the birth of superhero comics highlights three pivotal figures. The story begins early in the last century, on the Lower East Side, where Harry Donenfeld rises from the streets to become the king of the 'smooshes'-soft-core magazines with titles like French Humor and Hot Tales. Later, two high school friends in Cleveland, Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel, become avid fans of 'scientifiction,' the new kind of literature promoted by their favorite pulp magazines. The disparate worlds of the wise guy and the geeks collide in 1938, and the result is Action Comics #1, the debut of Superman. For Donenfeld, the comics were a way to sidestep the censors. For Shuster and Siegel, they were both a calling and an eventual source of misery: the pair waged a lifelong campaign for credit and appropriate compensation." (The New Yorker) SIGNED by the authro on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Photographs. Notes on sources, index. xv, 384 pp. ISBN: 0-465036562.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 66847
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  • BOOK OF LIES. by Meltzer, Brad.
    Meltzer, Brad.
    BOOK OF LIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An imaginative thriller which spans the ages from the killing of Abel by Cain to a murder in 1932 and one in modern day Florida. SIGNED on the title page. Includes an author's note which details some of the known facts about the death of Mitchell Siegel, the father of Jerry Siegel, the creator of Superman. 336 pp. ISBN: 0-466-57788X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (as new, but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 53229
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  • BOOK OF LIES. by Meltzer, Brad.
    Meltzer, Brad.
    BOOK OF LIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An imaginative thriller which spans the ages from the killing of Abel by Cain to a murder in 1932 and one in modern day Florida. Includes an author's note which details some of the known facts about the death of Mitchell Siegel, the father of Jerry Siegel, the creator of Superman. 336 pp. ISBN: 0-466-57788X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (as new, but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 53230
    View cart More details Price: $15.00