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The Greatest Team-Up Stories Ever Told (The Greatest Stories Ever Told)

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Reprints/Collects:
Adventure Comics (1938) #253
Adventure Comics (1938) #267
The Brave and the Bold (1955) #53
The Brave and the Bold (1955) #54
The Brave and the Bold (1955) #178
DC Comics Presents (1978) #85
The Flash (1959) #123
Green Lantern (1960) #76
Justice League of America (1960) #21
Justice League of America (1960) #22
Mystery In Space (1951) #90
Superman (1939) #88
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Hardcover, 288 pages
Published November 28th 1989 by DC Comics (first published November 1989)
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Adam Graham
Nov 18, 2013 Adam Graham rated it really liked it
This book can be divided into two sections: Great and meh.

The great section is the first 189 pages are great beginning with a great introduction by Julian Schwartz and then Mike Gold about the history of crossovers and team ups.

Then we get into the stories the 1950s and 60s and we're treated to a smorgasboard of fun stories beginning with "The Terrible Trio" focusing on a supervillain team up between Luthor, the Toy Man, and the Prankster. Then "The Three Super Musketeers" with Superman, Batma
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Ming Siu
Jul 04, 2015 Ming Siu rated it liked it
In this day and age, it's a little tough to really enjoy this. I guess the bulk of the stories could be described as "kitschy" or "gimmicky". The team-ups happen for the skimpiest of reasons, and the villains are, for the most part, really lame and should not have presented any challenge at all. My favourite was probably the Superman/Swamp Thing one by Alan Moore. At least it explored some deeper themes in a captivating manner. (Sadly, Dennis O'Neil's GL/GA story, while well-meaning, feels ...more
Feather Mista
Oct 05, 2011 Feather Mista rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Entendidos y curiosos.
Recommended to Feather by: Su bajo precio.
Espectacular y variada recopilación de team-ups de topas épocas y lugares. Para mi sorpresa, la historia que más me gustó de acá no fue la de Alan Moore (que de todoso modos es buenísima) sino la de O'Neil y Adams que releí hace poco en el Absolute de Green Lantern / Green Arrow.
Leído de la edición de Zinco, que cuando tenga a mano subiré por acá.
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Michael Gold was media coordinator for the defense for the Chicago Conspiracy Trial, is a former Group Editor and Director of Editorial Development at DC Comics, co-founder of First Comics, and the co-founder and director of communication National Runaway Switchboard as well as a disk jockey in Chicago in the 1970s.
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