By Arnold T. Blumberg
- Do you be mindful titanic Little Books, these tiny tomes teeming with exciting stories of experience and pleasure? such a lot measuring round four inches sq. and jam-packed with four hundred+ pages, giant Little Books (and their many cousins and versions) have entertained little ones because 1932 with their huge textual content tales and captioned photos starring renowned comedian characters like Mickey Mouse, greenback Rogers, Flash Gordon, Dick Tracy, Orphan Annie, The Phantom, Donald Duck, The Gumps, or even super-heroes like Batman, Spider-Man, the wonderful 4, and Aquaman. Costing only a dime all these years in the past, lots of those miniature treasures now command hundreds of thousands of greenbacks within the collectibles market.
- This exhaustive, full-color pictorial advisor additionally positive factors higher Little Books, Dime motion Books, and plenty of different adaptations at the subject, and plenty of of those books are provided for the 1st time in a different three-angle view that showcases the colourful art and particular designs at the entrance, again and backbone of each quantity. this pretty quantity comprises ancient overviews of the BLBs and their many publishers, a advisor to grading BLBs with notes on garage and maintenance, a wealth of trivialities tidbits and a BLB marketplace file for 2004.
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