By: Levitz, Paul (DC COMICS)
Taschen: Koln, Germany: 2010.
Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).
Seller ID: 47273
Binding: Oversize hardcover.
Condition: A fine book in a VG card case designed (with handle) as a piece of luggage (?).
Absolutely massive oversize (45cm x 30cm x 8cm) hardcover weighing over 7 kilos, as issued in pictorial card case (with handle!): ''The Crown Jewel of Comics, The DC universe as never seen before. In 1935, DC Comics founder Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson published New Fun No. 1- the first comic book with all-new, original material-at a time when comic books were mere repositories for the castoffs of the newspaper strips. What was initially considered to be disposable media for children was well on its way to becoming the mythology of our time-the 20th century's answer to Atlas or Zorro. More... View More...