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BurningDoom
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 1:36:11 AM
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I'm wondering because these books are pretty pricey. I know there's the DC Archives route, but those also can get a little pricey. I just really wanted to read these particular stories and was hoping there might be a cheaper alternative.

Thanks for any help! Big Grin
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Tamwood
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 3:29:35 AM
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BurningDoom wrote:

Reprints:
in DC 100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1971 series) #6 (1971)
in The Greatest Team-Up Stories Ever Told (DC, 1989 series) #[nn] ([November] 1989)
in The Greatest Team-Up Stories Ever Told (DC, 1990 series) #[nn] ([June] 1990)
in The Justice League of America Archives (DC, 1992 series) #3 ([November] 1994)
in Crisis on Multiple Earths (DC, 2002 series) #[1] ([July] 2002) [[1]]
in DC 100-Page Super Spectacular No. 6 Replica Edition (DC, 2004 series) #[nn] (May 2004)
in Showcase Presents: Justice League of America (DC, 2005 series) #2 (2007)


Reprints:
in DC 100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1971 series) #6 (1971)
in The Greatest Team-Up Stories Ever Told (DC, 1989 series) #[nn] ([November] 1989)
in The Greatest Team-Up Stories Ever Told (DC, 1990 series) #[nn] ([June] 1990)
in The Justice League of America Archives (DC, 1992 series) #3 ([November] 1994)
in Crisis on Multiple Earths (DC, 2002 series) #[1] ([July] 2002) [[1]]
in DC 100-Page Super Spectacular No. 6 Replica Edition (DC, 2004 series) #[nn] (May 2004)
in Showcase Presents: Justice League of America (DC, 2005 series) #2 (2007)



Reprints:
in DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (DC, 1980 series) #4 (September-October 1980)
in Grüne Leuchte (Egmont Ehapa, 1979 series) #8/1981 (August 1981), #9/1981 (September 1981), #9/1981 (September 1981)
in Green Lantern Archives (DC, 1993 series) #6 ([January] 2007)
in Showcase Presents Green Lantern (DC, 2005 series) #3 ([May] 2008) [black and white]
in Green Lantern Omnibus (DC, 2010 series) #2 ([November] 2011)
in DC Comics Anthologie (Urban Comics, 2012 series) #[nn] (février 2012)

I'm wondering because these books are pretty pricey. I know there's the DC Archives route, but those also can get a little pricey. I just really wanted to read these particular stories and was hoping there might be a cheaper alternative.

Thanks for any help! Big Grin
outcast
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 8:42:47 AM
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is reprinted in

Crisis on Multiple Earths: The Team-Ups Volume One is a 2005 TPB collection. Offering a full-color reprint of GL #40 (and eight other prime DC silver-age stories), originally priced at $15, this one hits (IMO) the sweet spot between high-end Archives reprints and low-end Showcase Presents reprints.

This may be out of print by now, but is readily available from Internet-based book and comics sellers.
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comicuniversity
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 6:33:17 PM
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Ever have questions like this, here is a great site for ferretting out reprints:


http://comicbookdb.com/index.php
KingZombie
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 8:23:11 PM
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outcast wrote:

Crisis on Multiple Earths: The Team-Ups Volume One is a 2005 TPB collection. Offering a full-color reprint of GL #40 (and eight other prime DC silver-age stories), originally priced at $15, this one hits (IMO) the sweet spot between high-end Archives reprints and low-end Showcase Presents reprints.

This may be out of print by now, but is readily available from Internet-based book and comics sellers.


Yeah, I picked this up at the library because I wanted to read the precursor to Crisis of Infinite Earths, which I really enjoyed. But man, I just can't read a lot of silver age stuff, especially from DC. It's just so campy and geared towards tweens of the day. I got through half of the second issue of the story and couldn't finish it. It was just too ridiculous for me. The art is flat and generic as was most of the comics of the day and the the fact that every sentence ends in an exclamation point is distracting to me. Does everyone always have to be excited about what they're saying?

But hey, that's just me. Instead, I recommend reading Grant Morrison's JLA: Earth Two if you haven't already.


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