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#680116 - 02/14/05 08:26 PM Re: Show Us Your 10 Cent-ers! [Re: adamstrange]
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Man this is just a reminder of how much work I haven't done in the last 8 years!

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Neat books, never seen them before. I didn't know there was a "bat hound" and it has a mask too. Also a "super key" where does Superman keep it, under the super door mat or perhaps the super key chain.

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#680117 - 02/14/05 08:30 PM Re: Show Us Your 10 Cent-ers! [Re: Silver Surfer]
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Ace wears a mask to prevent other dogs from knowing who he is, natch! (They really do include that in the stories!)

He was often shown on the cover and included in stories for a couple years. Probably an attempt imitate the success of Krypto.

Love the thought of Supe stuffing the key under the mat!
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#680118 - 02/14/05 08:55 PM Re: Show Us Your 10 Cent-ers! [Re: adamstrange]
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"I blame it on the low quality of the newbies that are joining the boards."
--And with one swoop tth2 become the community crotchety old man. Damn kids today.

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WOW tth!

I think the expression is throw down the gauntlet, not the sword, your armor, and the horse!




And I didn't even break out the big gun yet! Seriously, it's always nice to have an excuse to show off a few books, and to see other people's books. I love 10 cent SAs!!!

And very nice books, Actions below 300 are really tough to find in HG. I've said it before, but HG SA from 1956-1962, even mainstream titles, is often harder to find than a lot of HG GA. So few pedigrees cover this "dead" period for comics, and the few that do, such as White Mountain and Bethlehem, can be erratic in terms of grades, as you've pointed out. It's rumored that Western Penn goes back to this era, but I've only seen drips and drabs, although what little I've seen was very sharp.

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#680119 - 02/14/05 08:56 PM Re: Show Us Your 10 Cent-ers! [Re: tth2]
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At long last I feel regular.

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WOW tth!

I think the expression is throw down the gauntlet, not the sword, your armor, and the horse!




And I didn't even break out the big gun yet! Seriously, it's always nice to have an excuse to show off a few books, and to see other people's books. I love 10 cent SAs!!!

And very nice books, Actions below 300 are really tough to find in HG. I've said it before, but HG SA from 1956-1962, even mainstream titles, is often harder to find than a lot of HG GA. So few pedigrees cover this "dead" period for comics, and the few that do, such as White Mountain and Bethlehem, can be erratic in terms of grades, as you've pointed out. It's rumored that Western Penn goes back to this era, but I've only seen drips and drabs, although what little I've seen was very sharp.




What is the "big gun"????

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#680120 - 02/14/05 10:01 PM Re: Show Us Your 10 Cent-ers! [Re: adamstrange]
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scan 4 -- the scanner can't really capture the colors on this one.






Very cool A-Bomb cover! Great colors on that one.
Even though the cover states that WW just saved Steve, with her hands in that position it looks as if she's about to make his neck go *SNAP*!
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#680121 - 02/14/05 10:18 PM Re: Show Us Your 10 Cent-ers! [Re: Jayman]
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yeah, whats the BIG GUN???

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#680122 - 02/14/05 11:11 PM Re: Show Us Your 10 Cent-ers! [Re: adamstrange]
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scan 2 -- to forestall any questions, the upper right staple is not rusty -- just the shadow from scanning.






This is one BEAUTIFUL BOOK!

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#680123 - 02/14/05 11:16 PM Re: Show Us Your 10 Cent-ers! [Re: tth2]
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This is actually one of my favorite books in my collection. The cover colors and gloss just jump out at you.



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#680124 - 02/14/05 11:27 PM Re: Show Us Your 10 Cent-ers! [Re: sfilosa]
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I'm getting ready to start a Dennis the Menace thread, so here is a preview: The best known copy of an impossible book to find in high grade. I've been looking since I was ten and this is the best I've ever seen. By the way, this IS a ten center, not a zero center!!! Keep the posts coming -- I'm loving it so far. Great thread idea, tth2!!!
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#680125 - 02/15/05 12:01 AM Re: Show Us Your 10 Cent-ers! [Re: ComicBookGuy]
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Thanks. I've been reading old posts and noticed that you had purchased the Dennis ebay lot. I tracked that lot but had other priorities at the time. those are wonderful books. post more when you get a chance.
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