1ST PATRIOTIC COMIC BOOK HERO
Golden Age of comics with America's first super patriot. A hero with
great power, strength and courage who donned the colors of the
American flag. A hero who lived for democracy and protected the
world from the foes of freedom! No, it's not who you think... it's
THE SHIELD, who predated his well known counterpart by over a year.
This historic full color trade paperback reprints his first 8
stories from PEP and SHIELD/WIZARD Comics. It includes his first
appearance and origin, along with the covers of the comics they
originally appeared in. This high quality book features a foreword
by Golden Age comics historian Robert M. Overstreet and a cover by
Stephanie & Mark Heike of AC Comics.
OF A SUPER TEAM
can relive those heady days as some of the wildest heroes in the
history of comic books unite to form one of the most beloved super
teams of the Sixties: The Shield! The Black Hood! The Comet! The
Fly! Fly Girl! Witness the excitement as this intrepid team of
heroes meet, fight super villains as well as each other, come up
with a name for their team and even recruit new members! It's all
here in this colorful collection reprinting classic stories from
originally appearing in FLY MAN #31, #32 and #33 as well as MIGHTY
CRUSADERS #1. These titanic 1965 tales are courtesy of such comic
book legends as writer (and Superman co creator) Jerry Siegal and
artist Paul Reinman (Spider Man). Features a cover by fan favorite
Joe Staton, painstaking restoration of all stories and faithful
recoloring. Includes a foreword by movie producer Michael Uslan and
ADVENTURES OF THE FLY
latest entry in the RED CIRCLE reprint series! This historic edition
highlights one of the pioneering superhero titles of the silver age:
THE FLY! Tommy Troy is a young boy whose world is turned upside down
when he meets an emissary of the Fly World and is given a special
ring that magically transforms him into the superhuman FLY!
Considered an early prototype for Spider-Man, the fly's earliest
adventures were charted by some of the most legendary creative
talent in comics: Jack Kirby, Joe Simon, Jack Davis, Al Williamson!
All of these artists, and more, are featured in this special edition
that collects titanic tales from 1959 and 1960. Features a cover by
fan-favorite, Joe Staton, painstaking restorations of all stories,
faithful recoloring and a foreword by Joe Simon. SCRIPT AND ART: Joe
Simon, Jack Kirby, Jack Davis, AI Williamson and various talents.