Meet doc savage, the most famous superhero youve never heard of. Magazine size edition of comic book adaptation of the classic pulp magazine hero doc savage. Two examples, framed, of a proposed doc savage comic strip, which never went beyond the pilot stage. The man of bronze doc savage magazine the hell reapers october 1975 1017ra by curtis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The man of bronze the world met the man of bronze in a novel titled the man of bronze, march1933. Doc savage was originally published during the 1930s and 1940s in the american pulp magazines.
Doc savage tv series in works at sony pictures tv with. His apocalyptic life by farmer, philip jose seller browse awhile books published 1981 condition near fine edition 1st printing isbn 9780872168541. Raised from the cradle to be the pinnacle of mental and physical perfection, doc savage travels the world using science and sinews to right wrongs, aid the oppressed, and liberate the innocent. The original series has sold over 20 million copies in paperback form. The doc savage original book series by multiple authors includes books the man of bronze, the land of terror, quest of the spider, and several more. Items with may require extra postage, depending upon the rest of your order.
Find out in this explosive new series from ivan brandon viking, doc savage and tom derenick justice league of america. Only doc, with his superhuman mental and physical powers, could have withstood this incredible ordeal of endurance which led from the cavern of the crying rock through the pitiless desert of rub al khali and its phantom city to a fight to the death against the last. Dave cockrum attributed doc savage daily comic strip original art unpublished, 1970s. The largest online source for comic book pricing in the world. Its a very different sort of character from doc savage despite a similar concept, making them oddly compatible in the same book. Number of printed issues, where it can be verified, any facts that may affect the book value. Cgc lookup scan or type number on label choose file. So it was only right that the doc got a comic book series of his own. Nmmt doc savage variant only available from cards comics and collectibles in. Doc savage dc began a new doc savage comic book series in 2010.
You can find a lot of doc savage paperbacks at ebay and amazon. Whether you are an avid comic collector, a repeat offender one who once collected but fell by the wayside, are new to the industry, or someone who came across some old comics, welcome to the world of comics. Whether with his team of able associates at their headquarters high atop the tallest building in the. On the ground and on the front lines, a young, headstrong soldier known as joe rock assumes command of easy company a team of exmilitary men turned contractors. The issue is crammed with shocking moments, comedy, high action, and just enough future technology that makes you stand up and cheer that the doc savage you remember is back. If youve never read any doc savage, and youre in the mood for some good oldfashioned rip roaring pulp adventure, youre in luck. The man of bronze bound collection includes the complete run of doc savage 1975 marvel magazine issues 1 8. I will admit that im a little bias because my uncle wrote mosst of of the books in this series. Issue also has a onepage text feature on doc savages team members. It was done by marvel comics in the early 70s and ran 8 issues. Paul malmont gets savage comic book resources interviews paul malmont, author of the chinatown death cloud peril and the 2010 doc savage comic book series for dc, about doc savage, the pulps and comic books. Collector spotlight patrick bain comic art trends price.
They floated above the ground after winning five eisner awards and topping yearend best of lists, the comic book of 2019 was mister miracle. You can find out more about it here on the dc web site. The selected magazines have been professionally trimmed and bound into book form using oversewn binding and primarily feature classic pulp stories adapted to comic form, written by doug moench, with most interior art by tony. The rook was created by bill dubay and budd lewis, and was influenced by pulp magazines heroic characters like doc savage. Jun 01, 2010 with dc now holding the comic book rights to doc savage, they are putting out some collections of previous comic book version. Pulp fiction hero doc savage is back in this valuepriced title co.
Comic book version of the classic pulp magazine hero doc savage. In 1933, readers were first introduced to doc savage, the man of bronze. Jul 20, 20 the doc savage dc comics could have been a series like the marvel comics adaptation before it in the 70s, which started off adapting famous doc novels into comic form, and then told original stories in the same vein. With dc now holding the comic book rights to doc savage, they are putting out some collections of previous comic book version. Its worth doing some paper crafts just to end up with enough scraps to make this. There is a great note at the top of the page directing john buscema to finish kull first before this cover. This book collects 18 of the curtis comic stories that were published in the mid70s. View market values for books, store your collection, and meet fellow comic fans. Doc savage stories, 181 in total, first appeared in conde nasts doc savage magazine pulps. Button has tiny bump caused by bar pin on reverse, only noticeable in reflected light. Issue also has a onepage text feature on doc savage s team members. Find the value of the marvel comic doc savage volume 1. It is written like the orginals were with devices in the 1930s that were unheard of at the time. Spiderman comics first issue was launched in 1963 bearing its original title.
Personally, i think this is probably the worse of the comic book versions of doc savage. I discovered doc savage when i was 14 years of age and read him avidly for about three or four years. Written by paul malmont, national bestselling author of the chinatown deathcloud peril, with art by howard porter jla. April 17 1940 october 1943 number of issues published. If you have ever read any pulp magazines you know what to expectslam bang adventure, hack writing and little character development. Doc savage and his crew take the fight to the sinister mercenaries whove targeted them in a highspeed chase between two dirigibles in the canyons of manhattan.
Created by lester dent, who wrote as kenneth robeson, in 1933, doc savage has entertained several generations of comic and paperback readers with his thrilling battles against evil. He started life in pulp magazines published by street and smith but many of you will also know him from the bantam paperbacks of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months new customers receive 15% off your. Sep 06, 2017 michael uslan, who is slated to produce the forthcoming doc savage movie from iron man 3 director shane black, will write a new series for dynamite entertainment called justice inc. The illustrations were by walter baumhofer, paul orban, emery clarke, modest stein, and. Issue features the man of bronze, part one of an adaptation of the kenneth robeson novel of the same name in which doc and his team try to track down who killed his father. Doc savage was the third major pulp fiction character to get his own magazine. Freely adapted from the story the man of bronze by kenneth robeson lester dent and published by bantam books. Doc savage is the target of a brazen attack on new york city. Issue features the man of bronze, part one of an adaptation of the kenneth robeson. Doc savage pulp fiction books for sale in stock ebay. If you discover an old collection full of batman comics. If benson thinks this nightmare cant get worse, he. Doc doc savage is a fictional character originally published in american pulp magazines during the 1930s and 1940s.
Doc savage is one of the oldest heroes in comics, able to trace his history from the age of the pulp novel. The rook returned with new adventures, written by steven grant and illustrated by paul gulacy in dark horse presents and the rook comic book series in 2015. Comic book value packs 21 graphic novels, books 481 comic art 149 vintage paperbacks 19293 pulps and digests. The doc savage dc comics could have been a series like the marvel comics adaptation before it in the 70s, which started off adapting famous doc novels into comic form, and then told original stories in the same vein. Meet doc savage, the most famous superhero youve never.
Doc savage organized hidalgo trading company and flearun by. Along with characters like the shadow 1930, dick tracy 1931, conan the barbarian 1932, the lone ranger and tonto 1933, and green hornet and. Along with characters like the shadow 1930, dick tracy 1931, conan the barbarian 1932, the lone ranger and tonto 1933, and green hornet and kato 1936, doc savage was part of the later. Doc savage 1972 marvel comic comic books mycomicshop. Nov 20, 2017 in 1992, 7 comic book artists at the top of their game, including todd mcfarlane and jim lee, left marvel comics to start their own company and changed the entertainment industry as we know it. This brief sequence confronts the man of bronze and his helper, monk, with a mysterious package. Arabian thieves led by the diabolically clever molallet set one fiendish trap after another for doc savage and his mighty five. List of doc savage novels is a comprehensive list of the books written about the. Doc savage comic, june 1942 comic 8, comic books, pulp fiction.
These items are from the 1970s revival club sponsored by comic book artist jim steranko. Doc savage the man of bronze 1, first edition abebooks. Doc experienced a resurgence of popularity in 1964, when bantam books began reprinting all the original stories as paperbacks, though a. See the complete doc savage original series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. The caped crusader and his sidekick, robin, have been around since the late 1930s. Download the 201920 overstreet comic book price guide, 49th edition. As name recognition goes, i believe conan is much betterknown to the average comic book reader than doc savage. The number 1 free online comic book community featuring a comic book price guide database, friends, lists, blogs, and more.
Before appearing in comics, doc appeared in pulp magazines and his stories were also published in novels. There is an indentation on all pages, bottom right. Will they survive the battlescarred landscape carved by the dcus supervillains. The man of bronze is battling a son of the feathered serpent and his allies and trying to avoid death eighty stories high. However, doc savage artwork comes to auction less frequently. Hottest comics key issues comics by letter cgc cert lookup investment speculation new comics this week sell my comics. According to stan lee, doc savage was the prototype for what later became. Doc savage is a fictional character created by kenneth robeson, a house name by street and smith publications as the author of their popular character doc savage.
Since the correction, some prices have picked up again. They are replints of the doc savage pulp magazinethe man of bronze was originally printed in 1933. Doc savage is a fictional character originally published in american pulp magazines during the 1930s and 1940s. Issue features ghost pirates from beyond, a 54page adventure in which a series of bizarre murders and an old police case leads doc savage and his team to an ancient lost treasure and the monster who guards it. Comic book version of the pulp magazine hero of the 1930s40s. Tragedy will strike one of docs compatriots, and someone may not survive the opening pages of the lord of lightning. Dave cockrum attributed doc savage daily comic strip. They used this formula just fine with conan the barbarian, which started with adaptations and then told original stories. If you like doc savage stories, you will enjoy this book. Two classic adventures of doc savage by kenneth robeson and lester dent jun 6, 2007 4.808 657 485 1483 345 878 989 325 1149 643 1278 1589 1486 989 1039 1430 1310 1049 1014 1498 7 1407 210 473 518 826 364 713 901 932 5 593 1287 1165 405 1445 185