The Steve Ditko Archives #1 - Strange Suspense
(October 2009)

Fantagraphics, 2009 Series
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Price
39.99 USD
Pages
248
On-sale date
2009-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN
978-1-60699-739-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781606992890
Editing
Blake Bell; Gary Groth (Editorial Liaison)
Color
color
Dimensions
7.25 in. x 10 in.
Paper Stock
matte
Binding
hardcover
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Collected Editions

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

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Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

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Introduction (Table of Contents: 3)

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Blake Bell
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Stretching Things (Table of Contents: 4)

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Bruce Hamilton
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Paper Romance! (Table of Contents: 5)

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A Hole in His Head (Table of Contents: 6)

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Buried Alive! (Table of Contents: 7)

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Range War! (Table of Contents: 8)

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Utah Kid; Golden Eagle
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[The Thing #12 cover] (Table of Contents: 9)

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Cinderella (Table of Contents: 10)

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[This Magazine is Haunted #16 cover] (Table of Contents: 11)

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Dr. Death (host)
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Killer on the Loose (Table of Contents: 12)

Radio Patrol / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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crime
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Radio Patrol [Tex; Barry]; Li'l Augie [August Tree]; Corot (Death)
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The Radio Patrol has to find out who is gunning down bystanders on the street - and why.
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[The Thing #13 cover] (Table of Contents: 13)

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Library of Horror (Table of Contents: 14)

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Die Laughing! (Table of Contents: 15)

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Avery and the Goblins (Table of Contents: 16)

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[Space Adventures #10 cover] (Table of Contents: 17)

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science fiction
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Homecoming.. [sic] (Table of Contents: 18)

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[Space Adventures #11 cover] (Table of Contents: 19)

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You Are the Jury (Table of Contents: 20)

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Moment of Decision (Table of Contents: 21)

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Dead Reckoning! (Table of Contents: 22)

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[This Magazine is Haunted #17 cover] (Table of Contents: 23)

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Doctor Death (host)
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3-D Disaster Doom Death! (Table of Contents: 24)

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Triple-Header! (Table of Contents: 25)

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The Night People (Table of Contents: 26)

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[Strange Suspense Stories #18 cover] (Table of Contents: 27)

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What Was in Sam Dora's Box? (Table of Contents: 28)

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Carl Memling
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Charlotte Jetter

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horror-suspense
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Dead Right! (Table of Contents: 29)

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Carl Memling
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[Racket Squad in Action #11 cover] (Table of Contents: 30)

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Botticelli of the Bangtails! (Table of Contents: 31)

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[The Thing #14 cover] (Table of Contents: 32)

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Rumpelstiltskin (Table of Contents: 33)

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The Evil Eye! (Table of Contents: 34)

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Doom in the Air (Table of Contents: 35)

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Inheritance! (Table of Contents: 36)

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[The Thing #15 cover] (Table of Contents: 37)

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The Worm Turns (Table of Contents: 38)

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Day of Reckoning! (Table of Contents: 39)

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Comeback! (Table of Contents: 40)

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If Looks Could Kill! (Table of Contents: 41)

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Family Mixup (Table of Contents: 42)

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[This Magazine is Haunted #18 cover] (Table of Contents: 43)

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Bridegroom, Come Back! (Table of Contents: 44)

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[Strange Suspense Stories #19 cover] (Table of Contents: 45)

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A Nice Quiet Place! (Table of Contents: 46)

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[Space Adventures #12 cover] (Table of Contents: 47)

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[Racket Squad in Action #12 cover] (Table of Contents: 48)

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[Strange Suspense Stories #20 cover] (Table of Contents: 49)

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adventure
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The Payoff! (Table of Contents: 50)

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Von Mohl Vs the Ants! (Table of Contents: 51)

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[This Magazine is Haunted #19 cover] (Table of Contents: 52)

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[Strange Suspense Stories #22 cover] (Table of Contents: 53)

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[This Magazine is Haunted #21 cover] (Table of Contents: 55)

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[From Here to Insanity #10 cover] (Table of Contents: 56)

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Plymouth Car Show (Table of Contents: 57)

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[Dedication and thank yous] (Table of Contents: 58)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Title Page]
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Introduction
  5. 4. Stretching Things
  6. 5. Paper Romance!
  7. 6. A Hole in His Head
  8. 7. Buried Alive!
  9. 8. Range War!
  10. 9. [The Thing #12 cover]
  11. 10. Cinderella
  12. 11. [This Magazine is Haunted #16 cover]
    Dr. Death
  13. 12. Killer on the Loose
    Radio Patrol
  14. 13. [The Thing #13 cover]
  15. 14. Library of Horror
  16. 15. Die Laughing!
  17. 16. Avery and the Goblins
  18. 17. [Space Adventures #10 cover]
  19. 18. Homecoming.. [sic]
  20. 19. [Space Adventures #11 cover]
  21. 20. You Are the Jury
  22. 21. Moment of Decision
  23. 22. Dead Reckoning!
  24. 23. [This Magazine is Haunted #17 cover]
    Dr. Death
  25. 24. 3-D Disaster Doom Death!
  26. 25. Triple-Header!
  27. 26. The Night People
  28. 27. [Strange Suspense Stories #18 cover]
  29. 28. What Was in Sam Dora's Box?
  30. 29. Dead Right!
  31. 30. [Racket Squad in Action #11 cover]
  32. 31. Botticelli of the Bangtails!
  33. 32. [The Thing #14 cover]
  34. 33. Rumpelstiltskin
  35. 34. The Evil Eye!
  36. 35. Doom in the Air
  37. 36. Inheritance!
  38. 37. [The Thing #15 cover]
  39. 38. The Worm Turns
  40. 39. Day of Reckoning!
  41. 40. Comeback!
  42. 41. If Looks Could Kill!
  43. 42. Family Mixup
  44. 43. [This Magazine is Haunted #18 cover]
    Dr. Death
  45. 44. Bridegroom, Come Back!
  46. 45. [Strange Suspense Stories #19 cover]
  47. 46. A Nice Quiet Place!
  48. 47. [Space Adventures #12 cover]
  49. 48. [Racket Squad in Action #12 cover]
  50. 49. [Strange Suspense Stories #20 cover]
  51. 50. The Payoff!
  52. 51. Von Mohl Vs the Ants!
  53. 52. [This Magazine is Haunted #19 cover]
    Dr. Death
  54. 53. [Strange Suspense Stories #22 cover]
  55. 54. [The Thing #17 cover]
  56. 55. [This Magazine is Haunted #21 cover]
  57. 56. [From Here to Insanity #10 cover]
  58. 57. Plymouth Car Show
  59. 58. [Dedication and thank yous]
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