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Zane Grey's King of the Royal Mounted Feature Book (1937 David McKay Publishing) comic books

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    Zane Grey's King of the Royal Mounted Feature Book (1937 David McKay Publishing) 1
    • 5.5" Cumulative spine split. Lateral spine tearing.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing 6 interior wraps (affects art and story). Full-length spine split (taped). Cover glued to first wrap. Interior tearing.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Stories by Romer Grey and Stephen Slesinger. Art by Allen Dean. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay's Feature Book was the first US comic book to devote complete issues to a single character. This issue (technically the third, but the first numbered) reprinted King of the Royal Mounted comic strips from 1936.  Canadian Mountie Dave King was based on a character created by Western novelist Zane Grey. Yukon outlaws set fire to King's cabin to distract him while they ambush a dogsled team, killing the men escorting a gold shipment. 9-in. x 12-in., 76 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.10.