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All Star Comics Archives, Vol. 1 (All Star Archives #1)

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In 1940, DC Comics had a radical idea: what if a group of super-heroes banded together to fight threats too great for any one of them to handle alone? Thus was born the Justice Society of America, featuring Green Lantern, Hawkman, Wonder Woman, and many others. These colorful tales set a standard for superhero teams that's still followed today.
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published November 14th 1997 by DC Comics (first published 1997)
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Adam Graham
This book collects All Star Comics #3-6 the first appearances of the Justice Society of America in 1941.

Issue 3 is the official first appearance of the Justice Society but all the group actually does is meet and tell stories of their adventures making it an anthology story. Still, I appreciated how special it must have been for kids in 1941 to see the heroes all on the same place, and the interactions are fun.

Issue 4 sees the Justice Society getting to work on special assignment from the FBI roo...more
The other John
I haven't gotten hooked back on my comic book habit (yet) but I have pulled a few off the shelf to enjoy over meals. (Comics are great to read when your hands are primarily occupied with the task of stuffing your face.) This is the first volume reprinting the Justice Society of America stories from All-Star Comics, issues three through six. According to modern standards, the art and stories are pretty crude, yet I have to admit I enjoyed them. Comics of the 1940s give a glimpse of an alien world...more
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Jul 21, 2014 Mark marked it as stalled-but-will-finish
All-Star Comics #3-6
1940-41
In color, HB, OOP
JSA Golden Age
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