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Marvel Rarities Masterworks Vol. 1
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Vol. 209: Marvel Rarities Masterworks
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Marvel Masterworks: Marvel Rarities Volume 1

Reprints: Watcher, Doctor Doom, and Doctor Droom stories from Amazing Adventures #1-4 & 6, Tales of Suspense #49-58, Silver Surfer #1-7, Marvel Super-Heroes #20 & 23, Astonishing Tales #1-8

(Vol. 209 in the Marvel Masterworks Library)

First Print
Release Date: August 13, 2014

REGULAR EDITION ISBN: 978-0-7851-8809-4 • List Price: $75.00
VARIANT EDITION ISBN: 978-0-7851-8810-0 • List Price: $75.00

344 Pages

Written by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber & Roy Thomas with Gerry Conway

Pencilled by Jack Kirby, Gene Colan, Wallace Wood & Larry Lieber with George Tuska, Howard Purcell, Syd Shores, Tom Palmer & Frank Giacoia

Introduction by Roy Thomas

Collection Editor: Cory Sedlmeier
Color Reconstruction: Wesley Wong, Michael Kelleher & Kellustration
Art Reconstruction: Wesley Wong, Michael Kelleher & Kellustration

Bonus Content:
• Unpublished pencil and inked pages from Marvel Super-Heroes #21 featuring Starhawk, by Stan Lee, Roy Thomas and Dan Adkins
• Weird Wonder Tales #19-20 cover art by Jack Kirby
• Weird Wonder Tales #21 cover art by Ernie Chan
• Weird Wonder Tales #22 cover art by Dave Cockrum and Chan
• Weird Wonder Tales #22, new title page by John Byrne and John Tartaglione
• Weird Wonder Tales #22 letters page editorial by Roger Stern
• Unpublished "Tales of the Watcher" art by Tom Palmer
• FOOM #9, "They Also Serve..." article, short history of the Watcher with illustrations by Byrne
• Doctor Doom features from FOOM #4
• Astonishing Tales #1 house ad featuring Doctor Doom and Ka-Zar
• Astonishing Tales #5 house ad featuring Doctor Doom vs Red Skull
• MMMS house ad and membership kit reproductions, including No-Prize, "Voice of Marvel" and "Scream Along with Marvel" 45rpm records, "Special Bullpen Bulletin" newsletters, "Merry Marvel Messenger" newsletter, "Official Swingin' Stationary", Spider-Man wall poster, t-shirt art and much more
• Incredible Hulk sweatshirt house ad (versions 1 and 2)
• Marvel Super-Heroes cartoon show house ads

On Sale:


AA #1: Page 21
AA #4: Page 24
AT #1: Page 11
AT #2: Page 18
AT #3: Page 20
AT #4: Page 20
AT #6: Page 14
AT #7: Page 15
AT #8: Page 26
MSH #23: Page 27
SS #1: Page 39
TOS #53: Page 21
TOS #54: Page 21


That’s right, True Believer! Because you demanded it, the Marvel Masterworks proudly bring you a collection of the rarest stories from the Marvel Age of Comics! Marvel Age Rarities brings together classic tales featuring the mystic hero Dr. Droom, the arch-villain Dr. Doom and the cosmic Watcher in one must-have Masterworks collection. Featuring stories and art by some of the era’s greatest talents – Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Roy Thomas and Gene Colan – it’s got a perfect Masterworks pedigree! This volume will also include a host of amazing extras from the 1960s peak of the Marvel Age: original Marvel Merry Marching Society memorabilia, rare pinups, posters, prints and more! It’s the volume you’ve dreamed of, so reserve your copy today!

Collecting material from AMAZING ADVENTURES (1961) #1-4 & 6, TALES OF SUSPENSE (1959) #49-58, SILVER SURFER (1968) #1-7, MARVEL SUPER-HEROES (1967) #20, 23 and ASTONISHING TALES (1970) #1-8

(From official Marvel solicit)

Issues Reprinted
Marvel Super-Heroes #20 & 23, Astonishing Tales #1-8 and more


MSH #20

MSH #23

AT #1

AT #2

AT #3

AT #4

AT #5

AT #6

AT #7

AT #8


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