(1981)

Published in English (United States) United States
 
Volume
?
Price
0.00 Free
Pages
336
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
ISBN
0-87474-228-5; 0-8109-0696-1
Barcode
?
Editing
Michael Barrier; Martin Williams
Color
color
Dimensions
7 1/2" x 10 1/2"
Paper Stock
heavy stock paper
Binding
hardcover with dust jacket

Issue Notes

Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data: PN6726.S58.
Dewey Decimal #: 741.5'973.
Library of Congress Catalog Card #: 81-607842. AACR2.
Smithsonian ISBN: 0-87474-228-5.
Abrams ISBN: 0-8109-0696-1.
All material reprinted was shot from their first comic book appearances.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Lulu; Pogo and the Spirit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Shuster; John Stanley; Will Eisner; Walt Kelly
Inks
Joe Shuster; John Stanley; Will Eisner; Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

vignettes from interior stories

Introduction (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Barrier; Martin Williams
Letters
Typeset

About Superman (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Williams
Letters
Typeset

[Superman] (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
?
Colors
Ed Eisenberg
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

shot from original comic issue; not recolored like the Archives version

About Batman (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Williams
Letters
Typeset

Case of the Chemical Syndicate (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is the original, uncensored version of this story, rather than the redrawn/re-lettered version that appears in some previous reprint editions.

About Scribbly and Sheldon Mayer (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Williams
Letters
Typeset

[Coming of the Red Tornado] (Table of Contents: 7)

Scribbly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children; superhero
Characters
Introduction: Red Tornado
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Scribbly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Red Tornado
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Scribbly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Red Tornado
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Scribbly and the Red Tornado / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Red Tornado
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Scribbly and the Red Tornado / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Red Tornado
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About Plastic Man and Jack Cole (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Williams
Letters
Typeset

[Eeyow! It's Plastic Man!] (Table of Contents: 13)

Plastic Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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The Man Who Can't Be Harmed (Table of Contents: 14)

Plastic Man / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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About Captain Marvel and C.C. Beck (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Williams
Letters
Typeset

Captain Marvel Battles the Plot Against the Universe (Table of Contents: 16)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley

Genre
superhero
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About Basil Wolverton (Table of Contents: 17)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Williams
Letters
Typeset

[My tonsils rattle when I talk] (Table of Contents: 18)

Dr Dimwit / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Basil Wolverton
Pencils
Basil Wolverton
Inks
Basil Wolverton
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
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[Rawjaw McClaw] (Table of Contents: 19)

Powerhouse Pepper / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Basil Wolverton
Pencils
Basil Wolverton
Inks
Basil Wolverton
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
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About George Carlson (Table of Contents: 20)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Williams
Letters
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The Fashionable Fireman and the Soft-Boiled Collar Button (Table of Contents: 21)

Jingle-Jangle Tales / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Carlson
Pencils
George Carlson
Inks
George Carlson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
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[The Big Bass Drum Is Missing] (Table of Contents: 22)

Pieface Prince of Pretzleburg / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Carlson
Pencils
George Carlson
Inks
George Carlson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
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The Pint-Size King and the Three Jelly-Beans (Table of Contents: 23)

Jingle-Jangle Tales / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Carlson
Pencils
George Carlson
Inks
George Carlson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
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About Little Lulu and John Stanley (Table of Contents: 24)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Barrier
Letters
Typeset

At The Beach (Table of Contents: 25)

Little Lulu / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
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Five Little Babies (Table of Contents: 26)

Little Lulu / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley (layouts); Irving Tripp
Inks
Irving Tripp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
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The Little Rich Boy (Table of Contents: 27)

Little Lulu / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley (layouts); Irving Tripp
Inks
Irving Tripp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

The "Spider" Spins Again (Table of Contents: 28)

Little Lulu / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley (layouts); Irving Tripp
Inks
Irving Tripp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
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About Donald Duck and Carl Barks (Table of Contents: 29)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Barrier
Letters
Typeset

Letter to Santa (Table of Contents: 30)

Donald Duck / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Scrooge; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints

about Pogo and Walt Kelly (Table of Contents: 31)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Williams
Letters
Typeset

Albert Takes the Cake (Table of Contents: 32)

Albert the Alligator / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Albert (first appearance, an alligator); Pogo (first appearance, a possum); Bumbazine (first appearance); Mrs. Jay (first appearance); Beetle (first appearance)
Synopsis
Bumbazine bakes Pogo a birthday cake, but Albert tries to steal it.
Reprints

Feelin' Mighty Hale and Farewell (Table of Contents: 33)

Pogo / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Cinderella and the Three Bears (Table of Contents: 34)

Pogo / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
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The Big Rock Candy Quarry (Table of Contents: 35)

Pogo / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
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About The Spirit and Will Eisner (Table of Contents: 36)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Barrier
Letters
Typeset

The Element of Time (Table of Contents: 37)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
Joe Kubert
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Indexer Notes

four pages of this story are done only in color holds (no black)

Gerhard Shnobble (Table of Contents: 38)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner; Jules Feiffer(?)
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
Jules Feiffer
Letters
Abe Kanegson

Genre
adventure
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Ten Minutes (Table of Contents: 39)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner; Jules Feiffer(?)
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
Jules Feiffer
Letters
Abe Kanegson

Genre
adventure
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About EC (Table of Contents: 40)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Barrier
Letters
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Air Burst (Table of Contents: 41)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
war
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Corpse on the Imjin (Table of Contents: 42)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
war
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Superduperman (Table of Contents: 43)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Reprints

Howdy Dooit! (Table of Contents: 44)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
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Indexer Notes

mostly black and white, except for some lettering

Master Race (Table of Contents: 45)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein; Bernie Krigstein
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
satire-parody
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Indexer Notes

Feldstein wrote this as a six-page but Krigstein expanded it to 8

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Lulu; Pogo and the Spirit
  2. 1. Introduction
  3. 2. About Superman
  4. 3. [Superman]
    Superman
  5. 4. About Batman
  6. 5. Case of the Chemical Syndicate
    Batman
  7. 6. About Scribbly and Sheldon Mayer
  8. 7. [Coming of the Red Tornado]
    Scribbly
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Scribbly
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Scribbly
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  13. 12. About Plastic Man and Jack Cole
  14. 13. [Eeyow! It's Plastic Man!]
    Plastic Man
  15. 14. The Man Who Can't Be Harmed
    Plastic Man
  16. 15. About Captain Marvel and C.C. Beck
  17. 16. Captain Marvel Battles the Plot Against the Universe
    Captain Marvel
  18. 17. About Basil Wolverton
  19. 18. [My tonsils rattle when I talk]
    Dr Dimwit
  20. 19. [Rawjaw McClaw]
    Powerhouse Pepper
  21. 20. About George Carlson
  22. 21. The Fashionable Fireman and the Soft-Boiled Collar Button
    Jingle-Jangle Tales
  23. 22. [The Big Bass Drum Is Missing]
    Pieface Prince of Pretzleburg
  24. 23. The Pint-Size King and the Three Jelly-Beans
    Jingle-Jangle Tales
  25. 24. About Little Lulu and John Stanley
  26. 25. At The Beach
    Little Lulu
  27. 26. Five Little Babies
    Little Lulu
  28. 27. The Little Rich Boy
    Little Lulu
  29. 28. The "Spider" Spins Again
    Little Lulu
  30. 29. About Donald Duck and Carl Barks
  31. 30. Letter to Santa
    Donald Duck
  32. 31. about Pogo and Walt Kelly
  33. 32. Albert Takes the Cake
    Albert the Alligator
  34. 33. Feelin' Mighty Hale and Farewell
    Pogo
  35. 34. Cinderella and the Three Bears
    Pogo
  36. 35. The Big Rock Candy Quarry
    Pogo
  37. 36. About The Spirit and Will Eisner
  38. 37. The Element of Time
    Spirit
  39. 38. Gerhard Shnobble
    Spirit
  40. 39. Ten Minutes
    Spirit
  41. 40. About EC
  42. 41. Air Burst
  43. 42. Corpse on the Imjin
  44. 43. Superduperman
  45. 44. Howdy Dooit!
  46. 45. Master Race
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