The Lions Den

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    I was posting here when you were in diapers.

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    Golden Age
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    Making toothpicks out of logs
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    Northern Michigan

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  1. Wow. You clearly need to seek out a qualified professional if you're thinking of making an attempt to restore this book properly. I'm thinking this will cost you a fair amount, but with the right person, it looks like the book could be substantially improved.
  2. I've found this thread very informative thus far---thanks to everyone for your different contributions and viewpoints. If I may, I'd also like to give some credit to Ditko's wonderful Warren magazine contributions. I think it's some of his best work, often superior to anything he did for Marvel or Charlton, IMO. And from what I've read about his Warren days, Ditko was always easy to work with and never missed a deadline. If I may put forward a slice of personal philosophy, I feel that folks with artistic tendencies flourish in an environment where they're allowed to work in a free-flowing manner. It's all about the process of creating. If this process is impeded in any way, a certain amount of doubt and dissatisfaction will invariably creep in. That explains why many artists keep moving; they're looking for the ideal environment in which to create...
  3. I could see the 3.5...for me, it depends upon the extent of the staining...
  4. A nice reader...3.0 is the highest I'd go...
  5. Tough black cover. It's hard to say because the front cover pic is kind of blurry...