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    Secrets Behind The Comics #1 Stan Lee-Signed Copy (Famous Enterprises Inc., 1947) Condition: VG/FN. Stan Lee was only in his mid-twenties when he wrote this book, yet as it proclaims, "He has been in complete charge of more comic magazines than any other living editor." This copy was signed and inscribed by Stan Lee, to super-fan Paul Gambaccini, way back in 1963. This book was advertised in Timely comics upon publication. It has a two-color paper cover. It's not a comic, though it is hand-lettered in true comic style. Smilin' Stan's text is primarily illustrated by Ken Bald. The book has tons of great features including a profile on Syd Shores (with four pages of his Blonde Phantom reproduced). Mike Sekowsky, Basil Wolverton, Al Jaffee and Martin Goodman are profiled as well. There is a detailed description of how Captain America was created, with several nice images of him. Not listed in Overstreet. A unique piece of comic fandom history!

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