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Marvel Classic Black Light Collectible Posters Volume 2

    In partnership with Marvel Comics, Abrams ComicArts is delivering the Marvel Classic Black Light Collectible Poster Portfolio Volume 2

    Marvel Classic Black Light Collectible Poster Portfolio Volume 2  features 12 additional ready-to-frame 20″ x 30″ reproductions of the original 24 posters, first published in 1971 by Marvel Comics and Third Eye, Inc.

    The Marvel Super Heroes are back! Fans will light up with this second volume of the psychedelic, collectible portfolio featuring 12 frameable black light posters of celebrated Marvel Comics characters, such as Spider-ManCaptain MarvelCaptain AmericaDoctor Strange, and Black Bolt, illustrated by legendary artists including Jack KirbyJohn Romita Sr.Gil Kane, and more.

    Included in this second volume are 12 additional rare images from the original series of 24 posters, printed in fluorescent inks for viewing in black light.
    The portfolio also features a brief history of Third Eye and their Marvel Comics black light publishing program by historian and former Marvel editor-in-chief Roy Thomas, along with images of the original comic book art featured on the posters. This vibrant, far-out collection is perfect for fans who are looking to brighten their lives.

    Also by Roy Thomas: Marvel Value Stamps: A Visual History

    Marvel Value Stamps, which was slated for 2020

    In 1974 Marvel Comics publisher Stan Lee devised an ingenious promotional campaign—Marvel Value Stamps, which appeared on the letters pages of their monthly comics. Readers could cut out all 100 of these superhero and super villain stamps and place them in a special mail-order booklet. Once complete, these stamp books could then be redeemed for special discounts and exclusive merchandise. The program was so successful, that a second set was released in 1975. And now, for the first time, these original stamp books, stamps, and all of the surrounding ephemera and source material are collected into one must-have volume for collectors and fans, along with text from Marvel Comics historian Roy Thomas and an all-new cover by Alex Ross.

    Tony M.