- Full Description
Among more than 1200 pages of data, special features include Marvel's critical 1968 expansion and the 50th anniversary of Planet of the Apes, and former DC President and Publisher Paul Levitz looks at the history of Action Comics. The Bible of serious comic book collectors, dealers and historians returns with its newest edition! It includes new feature articles, new additions to the Overstreet Hall of Fame, more special anniversary features, 2018 Market Report, key sales by era and genre, and more.
Overstreet Hall of Fame is like a grand-masters section, which began in 2006. They reprise previous recipients, then each of these new names get two full color pages, with a short bio and seven nice large covers. This year's class: C.C. Beck, Howard Chaykin, Denny O'Neil, Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira), Mark Silvestri and Len Wein (see his page here which includes, amazingly, the key books Incredible Hulk #181--the first Wolverine--Swamp Thing #1 and Giant-Size X-Men #1).
Special Features this edition:
Action #1 at 80 by Paul Levitz
The Wasp at 55; Planet of the Apes at 50; The Vision at 50; Carol Danvers at 50; Firestorm at 40; American Flagg at 35; Venom at 30; Static at 25; Defiant at 25;
CBCS/Interview with Steve Borock
CGC: How the Company has grown and how it works
1968: The Marvel Age of Expansion
2018 Market Report; The War Report; Key Sales across all eras and genres.
Prices & Information on Big Little Books, Promotional Comics, Pioneer Age, Platinum Age, Victorian Age, Overstreet Hall of Fame; and the main section, with all comics ever published in the U.S. by title, with full details and pricing information, artist and writer credits, first appearances, key issues and much more.
- Additional Information
Item Code CB48F Publisher Gemstone Publish Date 2018 ISBN 9781603602211 Binding Soft Cover Dimensions 7x10 # Pages 1200pg Color Partial Color
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