ACG Collected Works - Forbidden Worlds (Vol 1)

Product Code: 978-1-848632-15-8
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TITLE: American Comics Group Collected Works - Forbidden Worlds [Vol 1] 

July/August 1951 to March April 1952 Issues 1 - 5

PUBLICATION DATE: November 2011

EDITION: Hardcover

  • 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: Stan Nicholls

ISBN: 978-1-848632-15-8

SYNOPSIS

They may have been Forbidden to some--particularly when the Wertham Seduction of the Innocent book hit the newsstands--but to kids the length and breadth of the United States (and a select few in the UK), Richard Hughes and his tremblin’ team of terrific tormenters were where it was at. Big time. And now, a half-century since the first issue appeared, ACG’s wonderful Forbidden Worlds are accessible once more . . . and this time in state-of-the-art hardcover volumes containing five to seven 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

Tales exploring the supernatural featuring Issues 1-5 from July/August 1951 to March/April 1952 of the ACG classic Forbidden Worlds. Featuring an essay by British author Stan Nicholls, this first volume has been meticulously compiled from the original source material and painstakingly digitally restored.

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