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But MOM, its a Giant! Gimme a quarter, PLEASE!

Set Type: DC 80 Page Giant
Owner: Crazy Ed
Last Modified: 1/10/2020
Views: 2387

Rank: 2
Score: 18576
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So this argument with my mother led me to adopt the belief that anything OVER 25 cents was too much for a comic book, so I stopped buying them off the rack or newstand when they hit 30 cents...UNLESS, of course, they were a giant, in which case 50 cents or even a dollar was still OK for my younger days!

I don't know how kids keep up with collections at todays cover prices...

anyway, the 80 page Giants, especially when they broke out into the basic DC series, were a great source of joy and golden age reprints in an era when back issue comics were not (quite yet) a going concern.

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