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  1. X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan Volume 2
    X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan Volume 2
    X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan Volume 2
    X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan Volume 2
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  2. X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan Volume 2

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    Customer Ratings (6 reviews)
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  • This second volume of X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan collects Archie Goodwin and Al Williamson's classic adventure comic strip — that's over 800 comic strips, from September 1, 1969 through April 8, 1972. Each strip is beautifully rendered with delicate precision by master craftsman, Williamson, and elegantly scribed by master wordsmith, Goodwin.
-The Library of American Comics is the world's #1 publisher of classic newspaper comic strips, with 14 Eisner Award nominations and three wins for best book. LOAC has become "the gold standard for archival comic strip reprints...The research and articles provide insight and context, and most importantly the glorious reproduction of the material has preserved these strips for those who knew them and offers a new gateway to adventure for those discovering them for the first time.” - Scoop

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Specifications

Country
USA
Artist
Al Williamson
Author
Archie Goodwin
Binding
Hardcover
EAN
9781600108716
ISBN
1600108717
IsEligibleForTradeIn
1
Label
IDW Publishing
Manufacturer
IDW Publishing
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
304
PublicationDate
2011-04-12
Publisher
IDW Publishing
Studio
IDW Publishing
ReleaseDate
0000-00-00
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

The new book starts with the introduction:
(Anne T. Murphy:) What's it like to live with Al Williamson,
what's the real Archie Goodwin like?

The book is edited by Scott Dunbier and designed by Dean Mullaney

- the first story is about a prince of Turistan, and the throne of Turistan

- The second story sees Phil Corrigan with Wilda in Venice. Phil needs to guard Byron Jagger who is researching his latest book based on the life of a man known as Cain

- A new assignment takes Phil to snowy Washington, and his path crosses with Clete Bowman (who has had a successful espionage career so far). And Phil continues to a ghost-town following a film group

- Phil receives a new assignment after returning home. He is to go to Caribbean, a small Caribbean island called Torterra. Mr. Gorstrom is this time the enemy.

- Phil returns to states again and is assigned to look for Quentin Amberson's daughter Charlene. She is... Read more
This second volume of Archie Goodwin and Al Williamson's classic comic strip builds on the excellence of the first. The pair continue to stretch their artistic wings, and the boundaries of the strip's format. While still ostensibly about the exploits of an FBI agent, this volume (covering the years 1969-1972) sees Corrigan assigned to missions that take him to exotic locations around the world, fighting mobsters, spies, and over-the-top pulp villains. The backdrops range from European castles, Asian monasteries, Hollywood backlots, and a lost world populated with dinosaurs.

The fast-paced stories are always just the right length, and transition from one to another flawlessly. The strips, originally published daily, read like one seamless whole, without unnecessary repetition or duplication.

As for the book itself, the reproduction is gorgeous, really showcasing Williamson's beautiful artwork. The introduction, by the late Archie Goodwin's widow, Anne Murphy,... Read more
Thank you IDW Publishing, I've been looking everywhere for these strips, I found a collection in comic form (Pioneer) about 15-17 years ago but I couldn't find the whole collection, only gasps. Book is beautiful. 6 stars
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