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When Marvel Went British: The Complete Fantastic Four

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The Mighty World Of Marvel (commonly shortened to MWOM) was a British comic book series published by Panini Comics. Initially debuting on 30 September 1972, it was the first title published by Marvel UK and ran until 1984. The series was revived in 2003 by Panini Comics, who are licensed to reprint Marvel US material in Europe, and was published monthly until November 2019. Spending much of the 1970s as Marvel UK's flagship title, MWOM published black & white reprints of American Marvel four-colour material. Thanks in large part to the success of MWOM, Marvel UK gained a foothold in the (at the time) vast UK weekly comic market, allowing the company to cross-market and later introduce non-superhero UK-reprint titles such as Planet of the Apes and Star Wars. The Complete Fantastic Four was a weekly title launched by Marvel UK on 28th September 1977, and ran for 37 issues until 8th June 1978. The first 36 page issue gave away a free gift of a plastic snap together model of

Raiders of the Lost Ark: Fantastic Adventure From The Makers Of Jaws & Star Wars!

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Raiders of the Lost Ark #1 September 1981 Marvel Comics Grade VF $7.49 On Sale Now! Script by Walt Simonson and art by John Buscema & Klaus Janson Marvel Comics' official comic adaptation of the 1981 movie "Raiders of the Lost Ark." In this issue, Indiana Jones' attempt to obtain a rare idol is foiled by his rival Belloq. And then Indy is contacted by the government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis do in part one of this adaptation. 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 VF grade. Comic Book will be shipped bagged and boarded.