Friday, May 30, 2008

The Amazing Spider-Man Pocket Book #2 - 1978

sgThe second edition, reprinting--in sequence--the next six issues of The Amazing Spider-Man. The comics industry's first trade paperbacks!

Stories include:
"The Return of the Vulture", "The Living Brain", "Spider-Man Tackles The Human Torch", "The Man Called Electro", "The Enforcers", "Turning Point", "Unmasked by Dr. Octopus!", and "The Menace of Mysterio!", all by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko.

160 pages, with a front cover by Jazzy John Romita!


2 comments:

wich2 said...

"The comics industry's first trade paperbacks!"

Rob-

Unless I missed something...

These were actually standard-size pb's weren't they, rather than the larger trades?

Great weekend,
-Craig W.

rob! said...

i just meant these were--to my memory--some of the earliest comic book collections where they collected a bunch of issues in a row, approximating some sort of complete story, not just doing a "greatest hits" kind of thing.