TITLE: Adventures Into The Unknown [Vol 1]
Fall 1948 to June/July 1949 Issues 1 - 5
PUBLICATION DATE: November 2011
Size : 260 mm x 180 mm (Portrait)
Case: Matt Laminated, 128gsm artpaper pasted onto 3mm greyboard with spot UV varnish
Text : 288 pages, 100gsm woodfree
Endpaper : 8 pages, 140gsm woodfree
Binding: Casebound, section sewn, endpapered, round backed, H/T band
PRINT RUN: 1700 Unsigned
FOREWORD: Barry Forshaw
Ah, they were truly the best of times. Forget the rest. Richard Hughes’s groundbreaking Adventures Into The Unknown, the world’s first anthology-title boldly stepped where no comicbook had gone before. And now, hot on the heels of their critically acclaimed and hugely popular Harvey Horrors series, those lovely folks at PS Artbooks are making them all available again . . . along with ACG’s other much-loved titles--and this time in state-of-the-art hardcover volumes containing five toseven issues apiece. This is going to be one hell of a journey: come make it with us as we travel together through some of the most memorable comicbooks of all time. Just 1700 bookshop copies @ £29.99.
Weird, Mysterious and Spine-tingling tales featuring Issues 1-5 from Fall 1948 to June/July 1949 of the ACG classic Adventures Into The Unknown. Featuring an essay by British author Barry Forshaw, this first volume has been meticulously compiled from the original source material and painstakingly digitally restored.