New York: Flying Buttress Classics Library / Nantier - Beall - Minoustchine Publishing Co., 1988.
1st Paperback Printing. Paperback.
First Paperback Printing. Introduction by Bill Blackbeard. The fifth volume in an 18-volume series titled The Complete Wash Tubbs & Captain Easy 1924 -1943. Wash Tubbs, later retitled Captain Easy, was the first of the great adventure strips. Filled with action, exotic locales, laughs, and outrageous characters, it set the style for those that followed.
Volume 5, Wash and Easy are shipwrecked on an island, battle both headhunters and armies, witness the pomp and splendor of the toad-worshippers of Cucumbria, team with an eccentric scientist in the midst of a Central American revolution and then return to the USA by way of the Louisiana bayous. Easy’s “central and genre-shaping position in the development of the continuity adventure strip” cues series editor series editor Bill Blackbeard’s illuminating, illustrated introduction.Item #900891
Oblong quarto, 10-7/8 x 8-3/8”, pictorial wrappers, unpaginated.
Rubbing to wrappers, shallow bumping upper corner, a few faint tiny stains top and bottom-edge of leaves, internally clean, tight, very good.