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    Operator #5 Purple Invasion Group (Popular, 1936-37) Condition: FN-. Often referred to as the War and Peace of pulps, the Purple Invasion storyline ran through a whopping 13 issues of the title. The epic saw an unnamed European nation (based on Nazi Germany) conquering the United States, sparking an insurgency led by the titular pulp hero. Included here are the June, August, October, and December 1936 and January, February, March (2 copies), May, July 1937 issues -- nine installments of the saga. Complete covers and spines, supple pages that are mostly off-white, instances of mild to moderate fading to the spines, and some trimming. Approximate Bookery's Guide to Pulps value for group = $1,500.

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    February, 2012
    22nd-24th Wednesday-Friday
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