September 7, 2011
Golden Age Treasury Edition Volume 2
THIS BOOK IS NOW COMPLETELY SOLD OUT AND UNAVAILABLE AT ANY PRICE. The true story of this book is in it’s title- a treasure-trove of Golden Age wonderment, combining crisp, clean, state-of-the-art reprints of complete rare, esoteric and out of print comic book stories with indepth historical analysis within it’s 240 pages. More than 1/3 of this book (that’s over 80 pages) is material never previously printed by AC Comics- articles here-to-fore unpublished, and comic book art not seen since it’s original printing over 50 years ago!! Special focus here is given to the awesome art team of Mort Meskin and Jerry Robinson, including a profusely-illustrated career overview of Mort Meskin by Bill Black, “The Second Comic Career of Mort Meskin”, covering his late 1950’s-’60’s works by Dylan Williams, and an interview with Jerry Robinson by Mark G. Heike. In addition, full-story reprints that represent the artistic duo include adventures of Tom Corbett, Space Cadet, Two-Gun Crowley (a crime story ), Golden Lad, Tomboy, Daredevil, The Black Terror, and The Fighting Yank. Additional reprint stories include adventures starring Cat-Man and Kitten, The Avenger, Don Winslow, Captain Flash, Dick Briefer’s Frankenstein, Crimebuster, Ibis the Invincible, Supermouse, Skyman, Bulletman, Mr. Scarlet and Pinky, Espionage-Starring The Black X, and Mr. Risk. Artists represented include Will Eisner, Jack Cole, Bob Powell, Mike Sekowsly, Maxwell Elkans, Harvey Kurtzman, Ogden Whitney, Carl Pfeufer, Hi Mankin and others, on stories originally punlished by Standard/Nedor, Spark Publications, Ace, Lev Gleason Pubs, Columbia, Quality Comics, Fawcett Pubs, Prize Comics, Magazine Enterprises, Holyoke and Sterling. Great comics material reflecting the masters of the medium circa the 1940’s and ’50’s. This book contains some material previously printed by AC in Golden Age Greats #’s 10 and 13. Standard comic book size, squarebound paperback format, black and white with color covers. Printed in 2003.