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Superman: The Unauthorized Biography
Glen Weldon (Author)
A celebration of Superman's life and history - in time for his 75th birthday. How has the Big Blue Boy Scout stayed so popular for so long? How has he changed with the times, and what essential aspects of him have remained constant? This fascinating biography examines Superman as a cultural phenomenon through 75 years of action-packed adventures, from his early years as a social activist in circus tights to his growth into the internationally renowned demigod he is today.
Hardcover: 352 pages
DC vs Marvel [Skybox/Fleer]
18 card Impact set of painted and embossed cards(1:2)
12 card Holo/FX set featuring recrops of the Rivalries subset (1:6)
2 card Mirage set featuring lenticular images (1:360)
The 100 cards feature five subsets and a checklist card. The five subsets are DC Heroes (12), Marvel Heroes (12), Rivals (11), Hero vs. Hero (16), and Hero vs. Villain (15)
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Subject: INFO: More on AMALGAM COMICS
Date: 20 Dec 1995 14:44:56 -0500
Shipping from DC Comics --
LEGENDS OF THE DARK CLAW #1
Adamantium claws, a ferocity driven by old wounds, and a dark batlike countenance to make his enemies' blood run cold: These are the elements that make a man the Dark Claw, nocturnal protector of Gotham City.
Transformed by an experimental infusion of alien DNA, ordinary human Clark Kent became America's greatest super-powered hero of World War II; revived in modern times after a freak accident of suspended animation, Super-Soldier battles the undying menaces of Ultra-Metallo, the Green Skull, and the subversive terrorist organization Hydra.
Reared on the hidden island of Themyscira, weather-wielding mutant Ororo Monroe ascended to become warrior-champion of the Amazon civilization... and one of the most powerful forces for good the Amalgam Universe has ever known.
Mr. X. Apollo. Firebird. Nightcreeper. Wraith. Runaway. Mercury. Mariner. Together they're the JLX, outlaw metahuman heroes hated by the world they've sworn to protect... and hounded by the avenging heroes of the JLA!
Dare and Catsai -- fierce enemies and two of the deadliest femme fatales in the Amalgam Universe -- forge an uneasy alliance against an elite gang of killers.
DOCTOR STRANGEFATE #1
The universe's Supreme Lord of Order is Doctor Strangefate, a mysterious helmeted mage who may well be the most powerful being on Earth. He alone knows that this universe is an amalgam of two separate and distinct realities... and he wants to preserve this new continuum at any cost.
Shipping from Marvel Comics --
He's cool. He's smooth. He sticks to walls. And he has a serious attitude problem! The Amalgam Universe's maverick Arach-Kid battles Bizzarnage and goes swinging with Insect Queen!
BRUCE WAYNE: AGENT OF S.H.I.E.L.D. #1
Driven by the murder of his parents, a grim multibillionaire uses his wealth to build a political power base and take command of the Amalgam Universe's premier espionage force.
SPEED DEMON #1
When Blaze Allen chants the ancient words "Gone, gone, o' form of man..." he transforms into Etrigan, a leather-clad monster with a devil's flaming face -- Speed Demon!
BULLETS AND BRACELETS #1:
A partnership is born as rogue Amazon Princess Diana forges an uneasy alliance with the Punisher against the menaces of Monarch Jim Rhodes and Thanoseid!
MAGNETO AND THE MAGNETIC MEN #1
Adapting the robotic technology that his mutant-hating brother Will Magnus used to create the Sentinels, Magneto creates five robots, each formed from a different metal, to protect his fellow mutants.
Red-bearded cyborg Niles Cable leads Ferro Man, Shatterstarfire, Beastling, Elasti-Girl, and Dial H.U.S.K. against the threat of the Amalgam Universe's most malevolent despot, Dr. Doomsday!
Also shipping for Amalgam week from Marvel is an oversized, 4-color retail poster with pencils from The Uncanny X-Men's Joe Madureira, inks from Mark Farmer, and color by Steve Buccellatto.
One name. One universe. One more time.
The denizens of the Amalgam Universe learn a new name for horror in this heart-wrenching tale of tragedy and terror! When a scientist mutates into a creature part human and part bat, the world can only call him Bat-Thing! No longer a man, driven only by thoughts of revenge, the hideous Bat-Thing seeks revenge on the motorcycle gang responsible for his cursed existence!
THE DARK CLAW ADVENTURES #1
Based on Dark Claw: The Animated Series! There's an assassin loose in New Gotham and her name is Lady Talia. She and Dark Claw share a past, when he was forced to kill her father Ra's A-Pocalypse. Unable to forgive him, Talia is out to kill Dark Claw and even facing simulacrums of many of his deadliest foes in the Danger Cave may not prepare him to face her wrath and razor claws.
GENERATION HEX #1
Ride into the past of the Amalgam Universe, and see what happens when Jono Hex, a disfigured renegade, puts together a posse of the baddest mutants this side o' Texas, on a gunslingin' mission of revenge. Skinhunter, Madame Banshee, and the mysterious Retribution are only some of the mutant outlaws who exact their wrath on the town of Humanity.
JLX UNLEASHED #1
"The Inextinguishable Flame": The JLX were decimated by the Armageddon Agenda. Mr. X is to be deported to Mars. Apollo is comatose, and the rest are in custody. Then, the Hellfire League of Injustice strikes the final blow by summoning Fin Fang Flame!! The burning dragon will lay waste to all in his path until the last metamutant is dead. It's the last stand for JLX-and humanity!
LOBO THE DUCK #1
In a frag-and-feathers-filled free-for-all, our hero, the plucky cigar champing Lobo the Duck must learn the identity of the evil genius responsible for the complete destruction of Manhattan and the tragic and inexplicable deaths of Spider-Boy, Super-Soldier, Dark Claw, Doctor Strangefate, and the rest of the Amalgam heroes. Not even his faithful and neglected girlfriend/waitress Bevarlene can soothe his savage temper. And when Lobo the Duck's frequent rival Lunatik-Bug gets in his way, his pays dearly for his false pride. Beware the long-reaching hand of... DOCTOR BONG-FACE!!!
SUPER SOLDIER: MAN OF WAR #1
The amazin' Amalgam Universe marches on! And this time everyone marches to the swingin' drumbeat of the WWII grunt behind the lines in Nazi Germany! That's right, true believer, this fanatical flashback story takes place in the glory-days of the Golden Age of Amalgam as Super-Soldier faces front with Sgt. Rock and his Howling Commandos! The maniacal Major Zemo has got the Howlers trapped in his creepy castle in Nazi Germany being prepped for his even creepier experiments, when Super-Soldier makes the save! But can the combined might of the Man of Steel and the Man of Rock (and his men) overcome Zemo's ultimate weapon-the War Wheel! Guest starrin' Wondrous Winston Churchill and the Historifyin' All-Star Winners Squadron!
The series was Written by Ron Marz, Pencilled by Jackson Guice and Inked by Joe Rubenstein.