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July 19th, 2012, 1:55 pm #61

Mobe1969 wrote:I wonder if there'd ever be a chance of a Gene Colan one (eg enough of the artwork around).
If they do, I'd be happy to lend them my Colan splash page of Captain Marvin (inks by Giacoia) from Not Brand Echh #9 for a tasty scan!
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themouseholecat
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July 19th, 2012, 1:57 pm #62

The complete original art for at least 3 of Gene Colan's Warren stories (Creepy / Eerie / Blazing Combat) appears to be intact:

http://www.comicartfans.com/GalleryPiec ... Sub=121414

http://www.comicartfans.com/GalleryPiec ... Sub=121414

http://www.comicartfans.com/GalleryPiec ... &GSub=4824
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themouseholecat
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July 19th, 2012, 2:08 pm #63

The complete Jack Kirby art for the Ant Man / Scarlet Beetle story from TTA #39:

http://www.comicartfans.com/GalleryPiec ... GSub=87797
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edulopez
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July 19th, 2012, 5:46 pm #64

Gary Dunaier wrote:The Library of Congress owns the original artwork for the Spider-Man story from Amazing Fantasy #15.  Wonder if they'd allow them to be used for a Spider-Man First Appearance Artist's Edition.
I hope so!!!
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edulopez
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July 19th, 2012, 5:49 pm #65

If Kubert artwork is available... anybody else would go for a Kubert Sgt Rock artist Edition?? The mind reels...
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Silveragemarvelman
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July 19th, 2012, 9:21 pm #66

I'd lean more towards a Kubert Hawkman or Enemy Ace myself. OR maybe a Kubert sampler of Rock, Hawk, and Enemy and various covers.

Also Colan/Everett was mentioned. I had forgotten about that combination but it was a good one and would be great to see the originals on.

Speaking of Everett, the late Sub-Mariners he did would be wonderful to see in an AE as well. AND the covers he did with Marie Severin would be great to see...
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Jimbits76
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July 21st, 2012, 4:49 am #67

Preordered the Kane Spidey AE...£90!!!!!! RRP £135!!!

That is a lot for a book, these things will bankrupt me. £90 is the most I've paid preorder. I did pay £95 for the WW edition on release because I thought my preorder elsewhere wasn't coming through! I think The Spirit and Tarzan were preordered at £80, Groo about £60. I shudder to think what the big Jack Davis book will cost...
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July 21st, 2012, 7:10 am #68

GregNyman wrote:
Silveragemarvelman wrote:If they do a Colan AE, I hope it will be the first "all pencils" AE. IF not all pencils, then Gene Colan/Tom Palmer pages would be my personal second choice (like they care about my first and second choice...).
A Colan/Everett AE would be fabulous!
I want a mammoth-sized Colan/Everett Black Widow. Actually, I would buy a A'sE of the shower page page alone!

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cromagnonman
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July 21st, 2012, 7:28 am #69

Jimbits76 wrote:Preordered the Kane Spidey AE...£90!!!!!! RRP £135!!!

That is a lot for a book, these things will bankrupt me. £90 is the most I've paid preorder. I did pay £95 for the WW edition on release because I thought my preorder elsewhere wasn't coming through! I think The Spirit and Tarzan were preordered at £80, Groo about £60. I shudder to think what the big Jack Davis book will cost...
Forbiddenplanet.co.uk?  That price and the fact those Gog issues arent in it has just ruled me out of purchasing this one.

Isnt the RRP $125, so the UK RRP should be something like £80, which with 33% discount measn they should be selling it for around £53!
    
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July 21st, 2012, 9:58 am #70

If I were a betting man, I'd put money on a Mike Mignola volume down the line.

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July 21st, 2012, 11:25 am #71

themouseholecat wrote: The complete Jack Kirby art for the Ant Man / Scarlet Beetle story from TTA #39:

http://www.comicartfans.com/GalleryPiec ... GSub=87797


This, please. This, right now.
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Greater Harlequin
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July 21st, 2012, 12:40 pm #72

cromagnonman wrote:
Jimbits76 wrote:Preordered the Kane Spidey AE...£90!!!!!! RRP £135!!!

That is a lot for a book, these things will bankrupt me. £90 is the most I've paid preorder. I did pay £95 for the WW edition on release because I thought my preorder elsewhere wasn't coming through! I think The Spirit and Tarzan were preordered at £80, Groo about £60. I shudder to think what the big Jack Davis book will cost...
Forbiddenplanet.co.uk?  That price and the fact those Gog issues arent in it has just ruled me out of purchasing this one.

Isnt the RRP $125, so the UK RRP should be something like £80, which with 33% discount measn they should be selling it for around £53!
    
They aren't obliged to discount everything and I suspect that the size and packaging requirements of these big boys cut heavily into importers profit margins. I am happy to pay straight $:£ conversion and be certain of getting my copies. I had to go onto the secondary market for Rocketeer and that was not an experience I want to repeat in a hurry :-(

  
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July 21st, 2012, 1:04 pm #73

Greater Harlequin wrote:
They aren't obliged to discount everything and I suspect that the size and packaging requirements of these big boys cut heavily into importers profit margins. I am happy to pay straight $:£ conversion and be certain of getting my copies. I had to go onto the secondary market for Rocketeer and that was not an experience I want to repeat in a hurry :-(

  
Fair enough, but they shouldnt mislead the customers by saying the RRP is £125 and they are offering discount - this seems false.

  
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July 21st, 2012, 1:04 pm #74

A taste of what we would get in a Colan/Everett AE:

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hadrathus
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July 21st, 2012, 1:28 pm #75

What a beautiful page!

Unfortunately I just saw on comicartfans that a guys has been after these pages for years, but his collection is far from complete, and he laments on having never seen the shower page for sale..
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themouseholecat
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July 21st, 2012, 1:55 pm #76







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July 21st, 2012, 2:21 pm #77

edulopez wrote:
Gary Dunaier wrote:The Library of Congress owns the original artwork for the Spider-Man story from Amazing Fantasy #15.  Wonder if they'd allow them to be used for a Spider-Man First Appearance Artist's Edition.
I hope so!!!
Scans of the original art were included in the first volume of the softcover Amazing Spider-Man masterworks if you want a preview. It's nowhere near the size of the Artist Editions, but it gives you an idea of what it'd look like if it was produced.
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Silveragemarvelman
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July 21st, 2012, 3:16 pm #78

The Colan/Everett pages are truly more beautiful as original black and white pieces than they ever were in printed color, IMO. Perhaps a scan of the original missing pages could be gotten ahold of?
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themouseholecat
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July 21st, 2012, 3:34 pm #79

quixotic scribe wrote:
edulopez wrote:
Gary Dunaier wrote:
The Library of Congress owns the original artwork for the Spider-Man story from Amazing Fantasy #15.  Wonder if they'd allow them to be used for a Spider-Man First Appearance Artist's Edition.
I hope so!!!
Scans of the original art were included in the first volume of the softcover Amazing Spider-Man masterworks if you want a preview. It's nowhere near the size of the Artist Editions, but it gives you an idea of what it'd look like if it was produced.
The Library of Congress have a 3-minute video feature about the Spider-Man portion of the Amazing Fantasy #15 artwork on their website:

http://myloc.gov/Multimedia/Spiderman.aspx 
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Mobe1969
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July 21st, 2012, 6:14 pm #80

Ah Man Gene Colan was in a class of his own in the Silver Age. That black widow stuff looks amazing. I can't believe I keep hearing about on and on about Kirby, Dikto, Romita Sr etc, and while they are good, I never hear about Colan, and then I see his work and I'm like he was in a class of his own.
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