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Marvel Famous Firsts: 75th Anniversary Masterworks Slipcase Set Hardcover – Sep 23 2014


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  • Hardcover: 3016 pages
  • Publisher: Marvel (Sept. 23 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0785191283
  • ISBN-13: 978-0785191285
  • Product Dimensions: 34.3 x 42.5 x 48.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 14 Kg
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #62,563 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By S.G.S TOP 500 REVIEWER on Oct. 3 2014
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Just announced there is a 2nd print coming in December, just in time for X-mas. This is good news for anyone looking to get their hands on this wonderful set. The only thing missing from the reprinted set is the Stan Lee autographed poster ( a big factor for us collectors )

$315 is a good price for this. Retail is $500 and if you add up the cost of all these 11 books you get a pretty good deal. As far as I know Marvel is set to start shipping these books for individual purchase in 2015 so if there is only a couple you want you may want to hold off and buy them that way, ieMarvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man Volume 1 (New Printing). Amazon prices are around $36 per book. You will of course not get the Avengers mansion slipcase ( which is awesome BTW ) if you go this route. Also you should know that most of these stories are being repinted in Marvels EPIC collections ie. Fantastic Four Epic Collection: The World's Greatest Comic Magazine. which is cheaper still and come with more issues per book.

All that said this collection is amazing. Some of the best starts to Marvels greatest characters. Spiderman, Thor, Silver Age Cap with a new printing and wonderful covers and spines that add up to the picture in the Amazon listing. This is a great way to read all of Marvels wonderful Silver Age firsts. In the years to come I expect this set will be in high demand with very few available in the world of Ebays, and 3rd party sellers. I suggest you pre-order one of the 2nd prints coming in December if you want one.
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By Dale Luhowy on March 9 2015
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Before ordering this item I spoke with a amazon rep and was assured that this was the first printing. Upon arrival the box clearly states second printing. Just want to let people know this is the new printing without signed poster. Item is fine just misrepresented by amazon. Also price dropped by 24.63 right after my order was placed which seems like they realized this was new printing.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Giacobbe Rainaldi on Oct. 16 2014
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A must have if you are a die hard Marvel fan or Marvel Cinematic Universe fan.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Really worth the cover pice Nov. 16 2014
By Gabo - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
The slipcase is gorgeous, the contents epic.
The Marvel Masterworks included inside are new editions (which will be sold individually in 2015), most of them containing extra content: Stan Lee texts from "Son of Origins", unused cover art, ads from the time, and best of all- the complete original pencils by Steve Ditko for Amazing Fantasy #15.
Unless you already own all of these volumes in hardcover, jump at the chance to get them all together while supplies last. As it is, this slipcase is an unprecedented way of presenting one of the greatest pop culture productions ever
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Beautiful. Dec 16 2014
By Sequoia - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
Such a beautiful piece of work/art. I haven't opened it fully but I opened it enough to inspect the product and everything looks great. The volumes are fantastic, the art work is beautiful, the poster with Stan Lee's signature is something I'll frame one day. Get this before it runs out and has a higher price. I got this set at $300.00, still would have liked to save a little more but it's worth it.
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Great for Marvel lovers! Dec 13 2014
By Wendi Gowing - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
Great presentation and quality! I gave this as a gift to my husband and was really impressed with the whole set of hardcover books and the box that holds them. Warning - it is heavy to lift the whole thing!
Beautiful, well presented Feb. 11 2015
By Carl W. Taitano - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I was just a kid when the first Marvel comics came out. The writing and stories have become more sophisticated since then but these original ones have great creativity.
Five Stars Jan. 16 2015
By Ashley Quinn - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I got exactly what I was expecting and it was shipped really fast! My husband loves it!


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