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America's First Spaceman

I've been uncharacteristically quiet since getting back from Sixteen Tones, in part because I really want to take the time to do a con report and I haven't had the time to do so yet. But I did want to mention this.

Today I picked up Volume 1 of the Adam Strange Archives from DC Comics. I've been waiting for this for years. I remember lobbying Bob Wayne for it at some long ago Worldcon and his uncertainty about how such a volume would sell. And today, my dealer -- who isn't typical, I suppose -- told me that it had one of the highest pre-order volumes that he's seen for a DC archive.

I haven't read most of these stories and I don't think that many of them were reprinted when Strange Adventures was running Adam Strange. And I don't want to even think about what the originals would cost.

The editor, of course, was the late, great Julie Schwartz. At least he knew that the book was coming out...
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