WTB Whitman King Kong 1976 Treasury Size lower/mid grade
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Ill consider pretty much any condition..Yup..Im looking for the $1 cover price Whitman edition..Thats the one I had as a kid..Theyre all over ebay..But EVERYONE thinks its the 68 version.9_9Thanks everyone

 

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I think I have 1or 2 of these. Give me a day or two to check...

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I have 15 copies in hand.VG condition.All mine are the same,$1 cover,1968 date. What makes the 1976 edition different ?

 

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29 minutes ago, Toz said:

I have 15 copies in hand.VG condition.All mine are the same,$1 cover,1968 date. What makes the 1976 edition different ?

 

The 1968 edition is comic-sized and has a 25c cover. The 1970s edition is treasury-sized and has a $1 cover. It reprints the 1968 edition (including the copyright notice) but was timed to build on movie hype from the 70s Kong film.

There also two variants of the 70s edition... one un-numbered and one numbered (with the latter likely a 2nd print). There’s also a UK edition that is smaller than a treasury but larger than a magazine.

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8 hours ago, Brock said:

The 1968 edition is comic-sized and has a 25c cover. The 1970s edition is treasury-sized and has a $1 cover. It reprints the 1968 edition (including the copyright notice) but was timed to build on movie hype from the 70s Kong film.

There also two variants of the 70s edition... one un-numbered and one numbered (with the latter likely a 2nd print). There’s also a UK edition that is smaller than a treasury but larger than a magazine.

Good to know.OPG isn't clear on this at all.

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I came back to respond to the thread and saw all the comments..:bigsmile:

Normally my WTB ads dont get alot of interest..

Good info..thank you Brock!

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11 hours ago, bikesnbuses said:

I came back to respond to the thread and saw all the comments..:bigsmile:

Normally my WTB ads dont get alot of interest..

Good info..thank you Brock!

That'll teach you you to post books I have... My long-term habit has been to buy obscure multiple copies of books that nobody else is normally interested in. :smile:

I pulled 2 copies tonight... probably about 3.5 and 5.0. I will take some pictures and post tomorrow, and give them a more careful grading. I am happy to sell, but am based in Canada at the moment, so with the higher shipping, don't hesitate to negotiate with Toz as well.

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Gosh, I loved that book!

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On 5/23/2020 at 8:21 AM, bikesnbuses said:

I came back to respond to the thread and saw all the comments..:bigsmile:

Normally my WTB ads dont get alot of interest..

Good info..thank you Brock!

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