Amazon solicitation, May 9, 2018:
Quality Comics All-Stars: Volume 1: Gwandanaland Comics #1930 - The First Two Appearances of 17 Exciting Golden Age Characters - Some of The Best Alias The Spider, Blackhawk and a Dozen More!
This is where it all began for 17 of Quality Comics most exciting heroes - - but not just their first appearances, no....anyone can do that. These are the first two stories of each character, giving you a better feel for who they are and how they came to be. In its 20-year run as a comic publisher (1937-1956) Quality Comics produced characters who remain popular today, including:
- BLACK CONDOR (CRACK COMICS #1-2)*
- HUMAN BOMB (POLICE COMICS #1-2)
- UNCLE SAM (NATIONAL COMICS #1-2)
- MERLIN THE MAGICIAN (NATIONAL COMICS #1-2)
- BOZO THE ROBOT AKA HUGH HAZARD'S IRON MAN (SMASH COMICS #1-2)
- INVISIBLE JUSTICE AKA HOODED JUSTICE AKA INVISIBLE HOOD (SMASH COMICS #1-2)
- MANHUNTER (POLICE COMICS #8-9)
- BLACKHAWK (MILITARY COMICS #1-2)
- MISS AMERICA (MILITARY COMICS #1-2)
- THE JESTER (SMASH COMICS #22-23)
- NEON THE UNKNOWN (HIT COMICS #1-2)
- ALIAS THE SPIDER (CRACK COMICS #1-2)*
- FIREBRAND (POLICE COMICS #1-2)
- WILDFIRE, PRINCESS OF FLAMES (SMASH COMICS #25-26)
- MAGNO THE MIRACLE MAN (SMASH COMICS #13-14)
- QUICKSILVER (NATIONAL COMICS #5-6)
- CAPTAIN TRIUMPH (CRACK COMICS #27-28)
NOTE: All of these character also appear in their own Gwandanaland Comics collection. Reading this book is a good way to find out if you would enjoy their complete collections; and if you decide to get their complete collections, contact us for a special discount for having purchased this special sampler.
*The stories from Crack Comics #2 are low-resolution fiche. While these may be a disappointment to some readers, because these books are so difficult to find – rare and expensive – most readers prefer to have what is available. If you have this issue, contact us for great rewards!
Note: The Amazon solicitation and the publisher's catalog show this issue as #1930, but it is misnumbered on the cover as #1893. Although an error, it's possible that copies of this book exist with the misnumbered cover. The real #1893 is Lost Heroes of Small Publishers of the Golden Age: Volume 1.
List of covers and their creators:
|1st||Original "1893" Cover (May 9, 2018)||?||1|
|2nd||Corrected "1930" Cover (Jan 17, 2019)||?||2|