Archie as Pureheart the Powerful; Vol 1, 2, Silver Age Comic Book. FN (6.0). November 1966. Archie Comics Publications

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Archie as Pureheart the Powerful; Vol 1, 2, Silver Age Comic Book. FN (6.0). November 1966. Archie Comics Publications

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Vintage from the 1960s

Archie as Pureheart the Powerful 2 is written by Frank Doyle, with a Bill Vigoda cover. Interior art is by Vigoda and Joe Edwards. This is the first appearance of Tar-Man the Terrible.

Comic is in FN (6.0) condition. It has gorgeous color and gloss. It has light spine stress. Comic has two light creases to the cover. One goes from the bottom edge to approximately the top right corner, though only partially color breaking. There other is no color breaking but goes from the spine to the P is Pureheart. Top edge has slught wear around the spine corner. Back cover has super slight foxing. Interior pages are white, supple, and defect free. Comic lies flat and is tightly attached.

Comic has been bagged, boarded, boxed, and stored in a climate controlled, smoke free environment. It will be shipped Priority Mail and full insured

I have more Archie Comics in this shop, including issue #1 of this series, you can find them here: http://etsy.me/1pcM2vA

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