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Marvel Comics Group and the Silver Age of Comics : Volume One: 1961-1965
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If you're just looking for all the usual synopses and nothing more, this is not the book for you. If you're looking for Thoughtful, Insightful (and frequently Humorous) analysis by someone who witnessed most of the Marvel revolution directly from the Spinner Racks and Drugstore Magazine Displays, then this is indeed the book for you. Every Marvel Age title from 1961-1965 is covered, and half the other Marvel titles are covered too, including Kid Colt Outlaw and Millie the Model. Titles and features from this seminal period of Marvel history include the fabulous Fantastic Four, Amazing Adult Fantasy, the astonishing Ant-Man, the incredible Hulk, the amazing Spider-Man, the mighty Thor, the Human Torch's solo series, the invincible Iron Man, Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos, Dr. Strange, master of the mystic arts, the Avengers (Earth's mightiest heroes), the uncanny X-Men, the astonishing Giant-Man, Tales of Asgard home of the mighty Norse gods, Tales of the Watcher, the Wasp tells a Tale, Daredevil the man without fear, the second Hulk series, Captain America sentinel of liberty, Prince Namor, the Sub-Mariner, and Nick Fury agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. - all covered title-by-title and issue-by-issue. Some of the essays also featured in this volume are:

  • The Life and Death of Amazing Adult Fantasy
  • Put on the Suit, Tony; Put on the Suit
  • Re-Think, Re-Boot ... Everything Changes
  • Amazing Fantasy #16
  • First Marvel Guest-Star Appearances
  • Shared Universe?
  • Corner Logos - What? Who?
  • Mutant Stories That Appeared Prior to X-Men #1
  • Clues to the Wasp's Persona
  • The Summer of 1963
  • The Initiated Interpretation of Dr. Strange
  • The Great Page Reduction of 1964
  • Have They or Haven't They

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  • ISBN-13: 9781977644077
  • ISBN-10: 1977644074
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: September 2017
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.59 pounds
  • Page Count: 546

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