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Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters: Defending the Earth with Ultraman, Godzilla, and Friends in the Golden Age of Japanese Science Fiction Film

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Now in paperback! $82.63 - Shop Now Behind-the-scenes hero to anyone who's thrilled by giant monsters duking it out over Tokyo, Eiji Tsuburaya was the visual effects mastermind behind Godzilla, Ultraman, and numerous Japanese science fiction movies and TV shows beloved around the world. The first book on this legendary film figure in English, this highly visual biography surveys his fascinating life and career, featuring hundreds of film stills, posters, concept art, and delightful on-set photos of Tsuburaya prompting monsters to crush landmark buildings. A must-have for fans, this towering tribute also profiles Tsuburaya's film collaborators, details his key films and shows, and spotlights the enduring popularity of the characters he helped create.  Reviews: "[A] loving, well-researched tribute to the greatest of all Japanese Monster Makers!!" -Guillermo del Toro Director of Pacific Rim and Pan's Labyrinth "Eiji Tsuburaya was a very reserved man on the set.

Shin Ultraman Fake Ultraman Version C Hero's Brave Statue Vol. 2 Statue

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Shin Ultraman Fake Ultraman Version C Hero's Brave Statue Vol. 2 Statue: $26.99 - Shop Here From the film Shin Ultraman comes a Version C Hero's Brave Statue Figure of…Fake Ultraman! This PVC/ABS figure is non-articulated and measures roughly 7-inches tall. Company: Banpresto Theme: Ultraman Product Type: Statues Item Height: 7.10 inches (18.03 cm) Shoppers Also Viewed: Ultraman #2 (2nd Series 1994) May 1994 Nemesis Comics Grade VF - $7.69 Ultraman Tiga #7 April 2004 Dark Horse Comics Grade NM - $11.19 The Rise of Ultraman #2 Cover A December 2020 Marvel Comics Grade NM - $4.19

Iron Man #103 (1st Series 1968 ) October 1977 Marvel Comics Grade Fine

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Script by Bill Mantlo. Pencils by George Tuska. Inks by Mike Esposito. Cover by George Perez and Mike Esposito. $4.19 - Shop Here "Run for the Money!" Part 1 of 5: Guest-starring Jack of Hearts At long last the golden avenger returns home to Stark International! But to Shell-Head's utter surprise his office, his factories, and his company have been seized by Midas! How did that happen? Apparently by a legal stock takeover! Thank goodness Tony has friends like Jasper Sitwell and Madame Masque at his side! And Iron Man might add another if he can contain the explosive power of Jack of Hearts! Cameo appearance by Marianne Rodgers. Last 30¢ issue. Notes: Midas previously appeared in Iron Man 19. Jack of Hearts' prior appearance was in Incredible Hulk 214. The letters page includes an essay from Bill Mantlo about the background of Jack of Hearts. 1st printing. This comic book is in used condition and is complete with all pages and cover attached it has flaws that warrant a

Gundam Build Fighters #17 Wing Gundam Fenice Rinascita HGBF Model Kit

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 Gundam Build Fighters #17 Wing Gundam Fenice Rinascita HGBF Model Kit: $22.99 - Shop Now One of the most popular Gundam Build Fighters designs gets an extreme make over! The Gundam Fenice Rinscita features a number of new parts and can transform from robot to a flying bird form. Buster rifle with detachable second gun, beam sword, beam saber, 2x beam mantles that can be positioned under the shoulders as well as joint parts to allow customization with other kits are included. The Gundam Build Fighters #17 Wing Gundam Fenice Rinascita HGBF Model Kit includes 10x runners, foil sticker, and instruction manual. You May Also Like: Gundam The Origin GN #2-1ST (2002-2004 Viz) July 2003 Viz Grade Fine - $20.99 Gundam The Origin GN #4-1ST (2002-2004 Viz) January 2003 Viz Grade Fine - $20.99 Ultraman #2 (2nd Series 1994) May 1994 Nemesis Comics Grade VF - $10.99

Mechagodzilla (Glow-in-the-Dark) 3 3/4-Inch ReAction Figure - SDCC Exclusive

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 Mechagodzilla (Glow-in-the-Dark) 3 3/4-Inch ReAction Figure - SDCC Exclusive: $19.99 - Shop Now Super7's retro ReAction figure lines expand to Japan and Toho with the Godzilla Mechagodzilla 74 3 3/4-Inch ReAction Figure! Packaged on a retro 6-inch by 9-inch cardback, this awesome figure will be right at home in your room… or next to Walrus Man and Hammerhead. Don't miss this throwback plastic toy! Ages 14 and up. You May Also Like: Movie Monster Encyclopedia-Godzilla, Gamera, Mothra Yamato Takeru (Super Secret Get) 1999 Sagae, YG, Japan Grade NM- $60.99 Gojira: Fainaru uôzu Book 2 Japanese Godzilla Movie Monsters! Grade NM - $30.99 Godzilla #14 (1st Series 1977) September 1978 Marvel Comics Grade VF/NM - $22.99

Uncanny X-Men #447 October Issue Marvel Comics Grade VF/NM

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Written by Chris Claremont Pencils & Cover by Alan Davis $10.99 - Shop Now "THE END OF HISTORY" Part 4 (of 4) It's the final showdown between the X-Men and the Fury! But how do you beat a villain who can adapt to any threat and anticipate your every move? 32 PGS./MARVEL PSR 1st printing. This comic book is in New condition Comic is complete with cover and all pages attached. This comic has flaws that warrant a VF/NM grade. Comic Book will be shipped bagged and boarded. You May Also Like: Uncanny X-Men #446 September 2004 Issue Marvel Comics Grade VF - $4.99 All-New Wolverine #19 June 2017 Issue Marvel Comics Grade NM - $4.99   Uncanny X-Men #450 (The Cruelest Cut) December Issue Marvel Comics Grade NM - $25.99

All Comic Books 40% Off July 1st - 4th At Atomic Robot Comics & Toys!

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  Atomic Robot Comics & Toys ,  the number one rated retailer for comic books, toys and memorabilia on Etsy, is proud to announce our annual July 4th Sale. This sale applies to every single item in our catalog so hurry before the items you love are gone! We have been busy of late adding issues from the Silver and Bronze Age including The Avengers, Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, X-Men, Batman, Superman, The Flash, Wonder Woman, and The Justice League. - All 40% Off! Now is the time to fill holes in your comic book collection! Atomic Robot has thousands of back issues to choose from ranging all the way back to the 1940s. If you are looking for any book, and can't find it in our store, don't be afraid to drop us a line. We have tons of back stock! Looking For some real steals? We are all penny-pinchers at heart and we have comics for just that, mere pennies.  Always remember we ship worldwide! New Items Added Daily! Go Shopping At Atomic Robot Comics & Toys -  HERE Comic Book

Comics Great Neal Adams Dies At 80

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Above, Neal Adams and yours truly at the 2012 Comikaze Expo in Los Angeles. by Armand Vaquer Very sad news! It is the kind of news that forces one to shout, "Aw, f*ck!" Comic book artist great Neal Adams has passed away at age 80. He was the man who created the definitive Bronze Age Batman for DC Comics. Don Glut posted the following on Facebook: I just heard the sad news that artist Neal Adams -- who  back in the 1960s changed the look of comics -- has died at 80.  Neal illustrated one of my earliest professional stories, "Goddess from the Sea," in VAMPIRELLA #1. What a thrill it was for novice me to open that magazine and find that Neal had done the art for one of  my stories - and made it so much better than it actually was. And I'm so glad that last year -- finally --  in his Crusty Bunkers comic book shop right here in Burbank, CA, he autographed my original copy of that issue. He also posted: FYI, I just received this email message from Jim Steranko: Yeah,

All Comic Books 40% Off! It's Easter Clearance Sale Time at Atomic Robot Comics & Toys!

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  Atomic Robot Comics & Toys , the number one rated retailer for comic books, toys and memorabilia on Etsy, is proud to announce our annual Easter Clearance Sale. This sale applies to every single item in our catalog so hurry before the items you love are gone! We have been busy of late adding issues from the Silver and Bronze Age including The Avengers, Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, X-Men, Batman, Superman, The Flash, Wonder Woman, and The Justice League. - All 40% Off! Now is the time to fill holes in your comic book collection! Atomic Robot has thousands of back issues to choose from ranging all the way back to the 1940s. If you are looking for any book, and can't find it in our store, don't be afraid to drop us a line. We have tons of back stock! Looking For some real steals? We are all penny-pinchers at heart and we have comics for just that, mere pennies. Always remember we ship worldwide! New Items Added Daily! Go Shopping At Atomic Robot Comics & Toys - HERE Comi

Superman Subscription: My First Issue

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by Armand Vaquer There are some things in one's life experiences that stick to one even after 56 years have passed. Back in the 1960s, DC Comics (known then as National Periodical Publications) offered subscriptions to their comics. If I remember correctly, a year's subscription (10 issues) to their comics was $1.00. At that time, comic books cost 12 cents on the newsstand with 80-page giants costing 25 cents (they were called annuals before). The 80-page giants weren't included in subscriptions. I subscribed to  Superman  back in late 1965 and the first issue of my subscription was  Superman  no. 182 (January 1966 cover date). Someone posted the cover of the issue in a Curt Swan Facebook fan page. The cover was penciled by Swan and inked by Sheldon Moldoff. It appears Superman's face was re-done by Al Plastino (for whatever reason).  This particular comic book is now considered a "key issue" as it was the first Silver Age appearance of The Toyman (Winslow Per

Book: Curt Swan: A Life In Comics

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by Armand Vaquer Ever go to your bookcase to get a specific book to read and it's nowhere to be found? This happened to me about a week ago when I went to get my copy of Curt Swan: A Life In Comics (2002, by Eddy Zeno) to read. It was nowhere to be found. I hadn't read the book since I lived in California, so I didn't notice it was missing. Now I have.  It may still be around somewhere, but since I wasn't sure, I decided to order another copy through Alibris (I already have an account with them). I ordered it last week and it arrived in the mail yesterday. The price was reasonable enough: $24.73 (hardcover). I think my original copy was the trade paperback. Above, yours truly enjoying the book yesterday. I started reading it as soon as I got home from the post office and the time passed quickly (about 2 hours) and, before I knew it, it was time to start dinner. Even if my original copy turns up, I have no regrets ordering another copy. It is an excellent book with lot

Death Of Wolverine #1 Cover A November 2014 Marvel Comics Grade NM

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Written by Charles Soule. Art and Cover by Steve McNiven. $3.49 @ Atomic Robot - Shop Now IT'S THE BEGINNING OF THE END - 3 MONTHS TO DIE ENDS HERE! The beginning of the end is now here ... THE DEATH OF WOLVERINE! THREE MONTHS TO DIE, the loss of Wolverine's healing factor--all led to this, the single most important X-Men event of the decade. Logan has spent over a century being the best there is at what he does...but even the best fade away eventually. Over the years, Logan has been a warrior, a hero, a renegade, a samurai, a teacher-and so much more. But now, the greatest X-Men hero will play a role he's never played before in this special weekly event. 1st printing. This comic book is in new condition. Comic is complete with cover and all pages attached. This comic has very few flaws that warrant a NM grade. Comic Book will be shipped bagged and boarded! Check Out: Wolverine Returns To The Marvel Universe This September! Writer Grek Pak and artist Cory Smith preview thei

The Top Ten Hottest Back Issue Comics For December 2021!

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1. Go Go Power Rangers #2 Fried Pie Variant Cover August Issue BOOM! Studios Written by Ryan Parrott. Art and Cover by Dan Mora. The team explores the added everyday benefits-and drawbacks-of being a teenager with Morphin powers, while Rita concocts a plan to uncover the Rangers true identities! Atomic Robot has this one for $10.49 that's 30% off - SHOP HERE     2. Infinity War #1 June 1992 Marvel Comics The sequel to Infinity Gauntlet! "Chthonic Maneuvers": Somewhere deep in space on a nameless planet the titan Thanos discovers a new threat to the existence of the universe and investigates. Meanwhile, all across the globe key super-heroes are attacked by evil dopplegangers. Thanos comes face to face with the ones responsible, the Magus, evil counterpart to Adam Warlock, and the titan's own doppleganger. As Reed Richards gathers the world's heroes the World Devourer Galactus sends his herald to contact the Master of the Mystic Arts, Dr. Strange. All this plus the