Marvel Comics Mini-Books Collectible Boxed Set
A History and Facsimiles of Marvel’s Smallest Comic Books
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- Publication Date: August 18, 2020
- Imprint: Abrams ComicArts
- Trim Size: 4 x 6
- ISBN: 9781419743429
- Page Count: 336
- Illustrations: Full-color illustrations throughout
- Rights: World English, with exclusions
Reprinted for the first time, the world’s smallest comic books—originally printed in 1966 and now enlarged to a more readable size—in a seven-book collectable boxed set
In 1966, Marvel printed what the Guinness Book of World Records certified as the world’s smallest comic books. Smaller than a postage stamp, and sold in gumball machines across the country, these six books told the quirky origin stories of Marvel’s most beloved characters at that time: the Amazing Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, the Mighty Thor, Captain America, Sergeant Nick Fury, and Millie the Model.
Marvel Comics Mini-Books reproduces facsimile editions of all six books in one affordable box set—along with a seventh book written by Mark Evanier that details the history and creation of these rare, vintage collectables.
About the author
Mark Evanier is a comic book writer and historian and author of the award-winning monograph Kirby: King of Comics. He has three Emmy Award nominations and received the Lifetime Achievement Award for animation from the Writers Guild of America. He lives in Los Angeles.