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Signed hardcover of ''Superman From the 30s to the 70s''. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1974, third printing. Nine contributors sign the fly-leaf, from Superman's early illustrators to the editors at DC Comics. The illustration team known as ''Swanderson,'' whose art defined Superman's image during the Silver Age of Comic Books, sign: ''Curt Swan'' and ''Murphy Anderson''. Also signed by ''Dennis Janke'', ''Doug Hazlewood'', and ''BOG'' (Jon Bogdanove), the illustrators of the infamous 1992 Death of Superman chapter in the saga. DC Comics' top Superman editors ''Mike Carlin'' and ''Julius Schwartz'' add their signatures, as does legendary illustrator ''[Walt] Simonson''. All autographs are in black or silver felt tip. Superman chronology features comic strips on every page, with many pages printed in full color. Runs 386pp. and measures 8'' x 10.75''. Bound in red cloth boards with blue lettering. A touch of scattered staining to front board, with minor wear to board edges, spine edges and board corners, else fine. The dust jacket is in very good condition.
''Superman From the 30s to the 70s'' -- Signed by 9 of Superman's Contributors Including Illustration Team Curt Swan & Murphy Anderson & ''Death of Superman'' Artists Janke and Bogdanove
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