If you’ve ever wondered why the 1940s are considered the Golden Age of Comics, you can stop wondering, because the answer will be clear in the pages of THE GREATEST GOLDEN AGE STORIES EVER TOLD. This is a 288-page hardcover volume featuring 22 of the best tales the Golden Age DC, All-American and Quality Comics lines had to offer, including some fabulous firsts.
Cover by Jerry Ordway.
“One Man’s Gold is another Man’s Copper Pyrite an unabashedly personal view” a 4 page text piece by Roy Thomas.
“The Roots of Magic” a 4 page text piece by Mike Gold.
“The Siege of Krovka” (Boy Commandos) reprinted from Detective Comics 69.
“While the City Sleeps!” (Batman) reprinted from Batman 30.
“The Thought Terror” (Hawkman) reprinted from Flash Comics 4.
“Where is Amorpho?” (Plastic Man) reprinted from Plastic Man 21.
“Superboy says “Give Your Town a Present!” reprinted Public Service Ad.
“The Story of Wildcat” (Wildcat) reprinted from Sensation Comics 1.
“Riddle of the Topaz Brooch!” (Black Canary) reprinted from Flash Comics 96.
“The Count” (Kid Eternity) reprinted from Kid Eternity 3.
“Midget Cartoonist” (Scribbly) reprinted from All-American Comics 6.
“The Icicle Goes South!” (Green Lantern) reprinted from All-American Comics 92.
“The Pawn Broker” (Sandman) reprinted from Adventure Comics 51.
“The Rise and Fall of Norman Empire” (Flash) reprinted from All-Flash Quarterly 14.
“The Menace of the Invisible Raiders!” (Starman) reprinted from Adventure Comics 67.
“The Green Arrow and the Red Feather Kid” reprinted Public Service Ad.
“Boys from Nowhere” (Spectre) reprinted from More Fun Comics 57.
“The Lonesome Kangaroo!” (Vigilante) reprinted from Action Comics 124.
“Dime Store Detective” (Slam Bradley) reprinted from Detective Comics 1.
“The President’s Been Kidnapped” (Black Condor) reprinted from Crack Comics 19.
“The Day That Was Five Years Long!” (Johnny Quick) reprinted from Adventure Comics 144.
“Superman Returns to Krypton!” (Superman) reprinted from Superman 61.
“Robotman Vs. Rubberman!” (Robotman) reprinted from Star Spangled Comics 77.
“The Plateau of Oblivion!” (Blackhawk) reprinted from Modern Comics 67.
“Icebound Maidens” (Wonder Woman) reprinted from Wonder Woman 13.
“The Injustice Society of the World!” (Justice Society of America) reprinted from All-Star Comics 37.
“Biographies: Creating the Greatest” a 3 page mini biography of the writers and artists whose works appear in this book by Mark Waid.
“End Notes” a 4 page text piece by Robert Greenberger.
Note: Book Design by Julia Sabbagh.