Item #901565 Marvel: The Silver Age 1960-1970. Roy Thomas.
Marvel: The Silver Age 1960-1970
Marvel: The Silver Age 1960-1970

Marvel: The Silver Age 1960-1970

London: The Folio Society, 2020.
First Edition. Hardcover.

First Edition, First Printing. Selection and “The Marvel Age of Comics” by Roy Thomas; Introduction by Michael Moorcock. Cover design by Ian Jepson, box line-artwork by Paolo Rivera, inked by Joe Rivera, print by Paolo Rivera. Printed on Condat Matt Perigord paper at Graphicom, Vicenza, Italy and bound by them in block and silkscreen-printed cloth.

Fifteen issues from the silver age of Marvel Comics. Fourteen issues included in the book: The Fantastic Four #5 (July 1962); Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962); The Incredible Hulk #6 (March 1963); Tales of Suspense #39 (March 1963); The Avengers #4 (March 1964); Strange Tales #126 (November 1964); Daredevil #7 (April 1965); The X-Men #14 (November 1965); The Amazing Spider-Man #33 (February 1966); The Mighty Thor #126 (March 1966); The Amazing Spider-Man #50 (July 1967); Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #3 (August 1968); The Avengers #57 (October 1968); The Silver Surfer #3 (December 1968). Facsimile of Fantastic Four #1 (November 1961) and color plate by Paolo Rivera laid in.

The era features the work of luminaries like Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, John Romita, Sal Buscema, Don Heck, Wally Wood, James Steranko, and Roy Thomas. And a newly minted collection of superheroes including The Fabulous Four (Mister Fantastic, Invisible Girl, Human Torch, and the Thing); The Avengers (The Hulk, Thor, Iron Man, Ant-Man) Spider-Man; Doctor Strange; Daredevil; The X-Men (five teen-age mutants led by wheelchair-bound Professor X); Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., and The Silver Surfer.

Item #901565

9-1/2 x 13-1/8”, blue, yellow, white, & black printed red cloth with embossed spiderweb design in glossy red, pictorial endpapers, all edges blue, ribbon marker, xix, unpaginated (341pp), illustrated in full color throughout, in publisher’s glossy pictorial clamshell box, comic book and color plate by Paolo Rivera in folded sleeve laid in.

Very fine in clamshell box. Book is large and heavy and may require additional shipping charges. Please inquire as to shipping to your location.

Price: $325.00