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Saturday, July 25, 2009

CAPES, CROOKS & CLIFFHANGERS!

CAPES, CROOKS & CLIFFHANGERS!

Heroic Serial Posters of the Golden Age By John E. Petty and Grey Smith, with a Foreword by Noel NeillBatman! Superman! Flash Gordon! The Green Hornet! Captain Marvel! All of these colorful characters, and many others from the comics, pulps, and radio, made their silver screen debuts as multi-part serials, in which the hero would face certain death at the end of each chapter, urging their fans to return week after week to continue their thrilling adventures. Now, you can relive these hair-raising chapterplays, and thrill to hundreds of images of rare and seldom-seen movie poster material, in this exciting new archival-quality 312-page full color book.

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CONTENTS INCLUDE:

THE SERIALS BEGIN
SUPERMAN — THE MAN OF STEEL
BATMAN — GOTHAM’S GUARDIAN
THE GREEN HORNET — HERO OR VILLAIN?
FLASH GORDON — HERO OF MONGO
CAPTAIN AMERICA — THE SENTINEL OF LIBERTY
BUCK ROGERS — THE FUTURE IS NOW
THE PHANTOM — THE GHOST WHO WALKS
DICK TRACY — AMERICA’S LAWMAN
CAPTAIN MARVEL — THE ULTIMATE IN WISH FULFILLMENT
TARZAN — LORD OF THE JUNGLE
ROCKETMAN — KING OF THE OPEN SKIES
ZORRO — CALIFORNIA’S FIRST DEFENDER
THE SHADOW — WHO KNOWS WHAT EVIL.
THE LONE RANGER — TAMING THE WILD WEST
WHO WERE THOSE (SOMETIMES) MASKED MEN?
HEROES FROM THE COMIC STRIPS
OUT OF THIS WORLD SERIALS
FOREST LORDS & JUNGLE GODDESSES
THE SERIAL LEGACY

Softcover - $39.99
Limited Edition Hardcover with a numbered bookplate signed by both authors and Noel Neill - $125

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