In the heyday of the giant-sized Treasury Editions from Marvel and DC in the 1970s, there tended to be two kinds of Treasury Editions. There was the mindblowing “you never thought you’d see this” type featuring all-new story and art, like, say, BATMAN VS THE INCREDIBLE HULK: And then there were the other kind, generally […]
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Once upon a far away time, when superhero comics had just begun, comics were 64 pages long and cost a dime. Came the war and with it paper restrictions. Ended the war and with it expanding bureaucracy in government and businesses and with it, increases in the price of paper. Comic books got shorter and […]
Marvelous Treasures and Outer Space Pleasures
The 1970s and early 1980s were a golden heyday for comic book adaptations of popular films, and few could rival Marvel Comics in this regard. Marvel adapted a number of successful movies (and a few not-so-successful ones along the way), some as serialized miniseries, others as oversized comics or novel-sized digests. Several were offered up […]
April Is Treasury Edition Month!
A new month brings a new banner by our Artist-in-Residence Elena Casagrande, and since this month we’ll be focusing on Treasury Editions, those giant-size comics of the 1970s, we thought we’d have Elena conjure up a cover from a Treasury edition that never was. Enjoy!