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    Alter Ego V1#5 (Alter Ego Enterprises, 1962) Condition: VG/FN. A great early Silver Age issue to add to your collection. Alter Ego was billed as "the world's first comic book fanzine." Issue # 5 includes the following: an editorial by Ron Foss; "The Mystery of Fandom" by Stan Woolston; a piece on collecting comics by Ed Lahmann; a feature on Republic Pictures' King of the Rocketmen serial by Ron Haydock; "The JLA? Over Crowded?" article by F.T. Frost with art by Biljo White; a Bestest League of America pin-up by Roy Thomas; The Eclipse 10-page strip by Drury Moroz (story) and Ron Foss (art); "Portrait of a Collector" featuring Biljo White; "The Future of Fandom Unlimited!" by Jerry Bails; a letter with sketch by Carmine Infantino; and letters by John Broome, Gardner Fox, and Paul Gambaccini. Eclipse cover art by Ronn Foss; back cover art (of Captain America) by Alan Weiss. Edited by Ron Foss. 7" x 8.5"; four color cover with black and white interior of 32 pages. In VG/FN condition.

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    February, 2018
    11th Sunday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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