The DC Vault : A Museum-in-a-book with Rare Collectibles from the DC Universe
In 1935, popular culture was forever transformed when DC Comics published the first book of "all new, all original" comic material. To the delight of millions of readers everywhere, the modern comic book was born, and from its pages came leaping an exhilarating cast of characters.Now "The DC Vault" unlocks DC Comics' most fascinating secrets and deeply buried treasures, presenting a colorful array of historic and never-before-published memorabilia, including early sketches, covers, memos, press materials, and much more. From a working reproduction of a 1942 Junior "Justice Society of America" decoder, to a series of Public Service Announcements starring Superman and Batman, to the original pencils and inks for "Wonder Woman #63," this dazzling chronicle contains more than 25 plastic-encased archival pieces for readers to pull out and examine--all while learning about the artists, writers, and world-famous super heroes that make up the DC Universe. Whether you've been collecting "Superman" comics since the '40s or have just discovered the amazing "Sandman" saga, you'll revel in this vibrant treasury!
- Hardback | 192 pages
- 270 x 336 x 44mm | 2,281.56g
- 06 Oct 2008
- Running Press
- Running Press,U.S.
- Philadelphia, United States
- 100 b/w and full colour illustrations
About Martin Pasko
Veteran animation, comics, and television scribe Martin Pasko has been a writer, producer, and/or story editor for productions from a wide array of entertainment companies, including Disney, Warner Bros. Animation, Marvel Entertainment, Cartoon Network, and many others. His television credits include "Max Headroom," "The Twilight Zone," and "Batman: The Animated Series." For the latter, his work as writer-story editor earned him a daytime Emmy. In his long and continuing association with DC Comics, Pasko has served as both a writer and editor. He has written Superman in many media, from comics and syndicated strips to TV animation and interactive internet content. He lives with his family in New Jersey.