Capes, Crooks and [and] Cliffhangers: Heroic Serial Posters of the Golden Age

Dallas, TX: Ivy Press, 2009. First Edition. Publisher's black pebbled cloth with gilt front and spine titles, and red ribbon marker. In publisher's same black peebled cloth covered slipcase, with gilt titles and design. One of 100 numbered copies (this being No. 77) SIGNED by the authors and Noel Neill, who played Lois Lane in the 1948 Columbia Pictures film, "Superman."

Brilliantly colored and beautifully designed, Petty and Smith collaborate on this handsome tribute to the world of film serials. Action heroes like Superman, Batman, Captain America, and the Green Hornet, along with hard-hitting crime fighters like Dick Tracy, Zorro, and the Lone Ranger, are all featured in striking full-color images, many full page. Includes a serial chronology and brief biographies of notable film stars.

Indispensable for the serial enthusiast, and similarly for fans of pulp and comic strip action heroes.

Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket, housed in an about Fine slipcase.

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