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    Winsor McCay: The Complete Dream of the Rarebit Fiend Hardcover First Edition (Beduinenzelt, 2007) Condition: NM-. Needcoffee.com notes "...it's a foot tall and seventeen inches across, to give the comic strips reprinted within enough room to be reproduced at their original size. The book weighs about ten pounds." "Inside are not just 369 Fiend strips, but illustrations... a number of them in color, info on McCay and the strip itself (including a wealth of background information and context) and more. You also get a DVD containing all 821 episodes of the strip that are known to have been published. So, the book and the DVD together do truly make this a complete collection." "The DVD also comes with a catalog of the episodes, more info on them, the complete text of the book which you can search through, and extant animated bits of the film "Gertie on Tour" by McCay. As the author explains, "McCay introduced the entire 'giant monster attacks metropolitan city' genre, predating King Kong and Godzilla." "The strips are all reproduced quite nicely and the front pages, with all the lead-in information, are amazingly well laid out." The book originally sold for $114 and was only available from Dr. Merkl's website. Only 1000 copies were printed. In NM- condition.

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