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"...a massive research project... His source material is rigorously annotated with identification." --Comics Buyer's Guide # 1457 (October 19, 2001)

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"Influence is immeasurable...wonderfully illustrated" --Hitch

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ISBN-10:  0786410779
ISBN-13:  978-0786410774
Author:  William B. Jones Jr.
Genre:  Comics & Graphic Novels
Publisher:  McFarland & Company
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I have been an avid collector of Classics Illustrated (Classic Comics) since I was 8 years old, in 1954. My first Classic was 118 "Rob Roy" and over the years I have collected at least one printing of every Classics Illustrated issue, and one issue of all the Classic Comics. In addition, I think that I have all of the different covers published through the years, and cherish these books highly.    Also, I have the complete collection of Marvel Classics and all of the First Publishing …
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